Contra Zoom

39: Oscar Predictions 2017 Part 1

Just in time for your last minute Oscar pool’s Dakota Arsenault and Rachel Gordon host the second annual Contra Zoom Oscar Extravaganza! Your hosts are joined by film buff and Capsule co-host Mehek Seyid. Here are the final predictions for Part 1 of the two part special. 

Best Live Action Short Film

  • Dakota- Enemies Within (not on pod)

Best Documentary Short Film

  • Dakota- Joe’s Violin

Best Animated Short Film

  • Dakota- Blind Vaysha (not on pod)
  • Rachel- Pearl

Best Sound Mixing

  • Dakota-La La Land
  • Rachel- La La Land
  • Mehek- La La Land

Best Sound Editing

  • Dakota- La La Land
  • Rachel- Hacksaw Ridge
  • Mehek- Hacksaw Ridge

Best Original Score

  • Dakota- La La Land
  • Rachel- La La Land
  • Mehek- La La Land

Best Original Song

  • Dakota- “City of Stars”- La La Land
  • Rachel- “City of Stars”- La La Land
  • Mehek- “City of Stars”- La La Land

Best Makeup and Hairstyling

  • Dakota- Suicide Squad
  • Rachel- Suicide Squad
  • Mehek- Suicide Squad

Best Editing

  • Dakota- La La Land
  • Rachel- La La Land
  • Mehek- La La Land

Best Costume Design

  • Dakota- Jackie
  • Rachel- Jackie
  • Mehek-La La Land

Best Production Design

  • Dakota- La La Land
  • Rachel- Hail, Ceasar!
  • Mehek- La La Land

Best Visual Effects

  • Dakota-The Jungle Book
  • Rachel- Doctor Strange
  • Mehek- Doctor Strange

Best Cinematography

  • Dakota- La La Land
  • Rachel- La La Land
  • Mehek- La La Land

Stay tuned to part two coming on Thursday with the rest of the predictions. Special thanks to Mehek Seyid for joining Rachel and Dakota on this episode.

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About author

Music Editor at Live in Limbo and Host of Contra Zoom podcast. Dakota is a graduate of Humber College's Acting for Film and Television. He now specializes in knowing all random trivia. He writes about music, sports and film. Dakota's life goal is visit all baseball stadiums, he's at 7.