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Bristol artist's shirt makes a statement at the Oscars

Oscar winner James Ivory wearing a shirt specially designed by Andrew Mania. Credit: PA

A Bristol artist made an impression on the Oscars red carpet - although not in person.

A shirt being worn by James Ivory is one of Andrew Mania's creations. It was seen by millions as he picked up the award for best adapted screenplay for 'Call Me By Your Name'.

The 89-year-old film-maker - best known for A Room With A View and Howard's End - contacted the artist directly after seeing another of his designs.

It features Timothee Chalamet, one of the stars of 'Call Me By Your Name'.


12th Oscar nomination for Shawshank cinematographer from Devon

Roger Deakins and his wife Isabella at last year's Oscars. Credit: Ian West/PA Archive/Press Association Images

Will this finally be the year for Torquay-born cinematographer and Hollywood stalwart Roger Deakins?

Mr Deakins has bagged his 12th Oscar nomination for his work on the Angelina Jolie film Unbroken.

Despite a dozen nominations for work on classics like The Shawshank Redemption and the Coen Brothers' Fargo, the Torquay Boys' Grammar old boy has never won the coveted prize.

Unbroken is a World War II drama based on a true story.

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Bristol-based company Aardman nominated for Oscar

Bristol-based company Aardman has been nominated for an Oscar for its animated feature film, The Pirates! Band Of Misfits.

The film was released in 2012 and was Aardman's first 3-D stop-motion film.

The film is about a Pirate Captain who leads a band of buccaneers who remain fiercely loyal to him despite his shortcomings as a raider and pillager. The Captain is determined to capture the prestigious Pirate of the Year award.

Aardman is known for films made using stop-motion clay animation techniques_, particularly those featuring plasticine characters Wallace and Gromit. _

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Watch The Pirates! Band of Misfits below.