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Andrew Stanton’s storytelling TED Talk featured in Oscars adAndrew Stanton’s storytelling TED Talk featured in Oscars ad

Posted By Kate Torgovnick May

During the Oscars, I got teary at three things: Lupita Nyong’o’s acceptance speech, the “In memoriam” montage and Google’s filmmaking-themed ad that ran toward the end of the night. This ad, titled “We’re all Storytellers,” showed young filmmakers experimenting with their craft and , on a night all about the power of film, it hit […]

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TED speakers who’ve won OscarsTED speakers who’ve won Oscars

Posted By Kate Torgovnick May

Think quick: what was the best film of 2012? Amour, Argo, Beasts of the Southern Wild, Django Unchained, Les Miserables, Life of Pi, Lincoln, Silver Linings Playbook or Zero Dark Thirty? This question will be decided tonight at the 85th annual Academy Awards. As you prepare your Oscars ballot and debate whether Seth MacFarlane will […]

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The Oscars Best Picture field contains two TEDstersThe Oscars Best Picture field contains two TEDsters

Posted By Kate Torgovnick May

When the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced the contenders for Best Picture this morning, we noticed two familiar faces in the field. We were pleased to see the stylish thriller Argo among the nominees, as director Ben Affleck shared with us the “8 TED Talks that amazed me” in the fall. We […]

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TED Fellow wins an Oscar!TED Fellow wins an Oscar!

Posted By Emily McManus

Congratulations to Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy, who won an Oscar this evening for her short documentary Saving Face. Obaid-Chinoy accepted the award with co-director Daniel Junge. She may be the first person from Pakistan to win an Oscar — and she’s definitely the first of our TED Fellows to take home an Academy Award. Watch the powerful […]