Monday, March 8, 2010

Hooray for Sandy Powell

Last night I mentioned that I loved the acceptance speech given by Sandy Powell, who won the Oscar for "Best Costume Design" (The Young Victoria).  Well, here it is courtesy of

Wow. Well, I already have two of these. So I'm feeling greedy. I'd like to dedicate this one to the costume designers that don't do movies about dead monarchs or glittery musicals. The designers that do the contemporary films and the low-budget ones actually don't get as recognized as they should do, and they work as hard. So this is for you, but I'm gonna take it home tonight. Thank you.

Go here to read more speeches, including the bizarre/awkward acceptance of the winners for "Best Documentary Short."

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