"Titanic" Gets a Record
14 OSCAR Nominations!!
The 70mm Newsletter
by: Thomas Hauerslev
- March 1998
playing in Los Angeles in 70mm. Click to see enlargement
On Tuesday February 10, 1998 it was announced that "Titanic" has been
nominated to a record 14 Academy Awards. The categories are:
Best Actress (Kate Winslet). Best Director (James Cameron). Best Supporting
Actress (Gloria Stuart). Best Art Direction (Art Direction: Peter Lamont.
Set Decoration: Michael Ford). Best Cinematography (Russell Carpenter). Best
Costume Design (Deborah L. Scott). Best Editing (Conrad Buff, James Cameron
and Richard A. Harris). Best Makeup (Tina Earnshaw, Greg Cannom and Simon
Thompson). Best Original Dramatic Score (James Horner). Best Original Song
("My Heart Will Go On" Music by James Horner. Lyric by Will Jennings). Best
Sound (Gary Rydstrom, Tom Johnson, Gary Summers and Mark Ulano). Best Sound
Effects Editing (Tom Bellfort and Christopher Boyes). Best Visual Effects
(Robert Legato, Mark Lasoff, Thomas L. Fisher and Michael Kanfer).
winners will be announced March 23, 1998.
"Titanic" wins 4 Golden Globes
Best Film. Best Director (James Cameron). Best Original Dramatic Score
(James Horner). Best Original Song ("My Heart Will Go On" Music by James
News about DTS 70mm
"Tomorrow Never Dies" will be in DTS 70mm in Europe only.
"Titanic" will be
in DTS 70mm in the USA and Europe. To my knowledge, there were 10 prints
made. As of December 12, "Titanic" will be playing in DTS 70mm at the
• Mann Chinese in Hollywood, CA, USA
• Mann Village in Los Angeles (Westwood), CA, USA
• Astor Plaza in NYC, USA (maybe three theatres total. The number of screens
• Century 22 in San Jose, CA, USA (Maybe two 70mm prints)
• GCC North Park
Mall in Dallas, TX, USA
Karen Hultgren, Digital Theater Systems, California, USA
in 70mm reading:
From the editor about "Titanic"
“Titanic”: The North American 70mm Engagements
A "Titanic" Day Out
That Sinking Feeling......
playing in New York in 70mm. Click to see enlargement
"Titanic" DTS 70mm Prints
I was working on the color timing of my 35mm short "Sentinels of the
Twilight" at the same time "Titanic" was doing the same. I was told by my color timer Bill Mochon [DeLuxe Laboratories, Ed], that 12 70mm prints were
made for US distribution and 1 additional 70mm print was made for Jim
Cameron. Of course, bearing the phenomenal succes of "Titanic" in mind, I
don't know if they made any more. When I was there was during late November
John O`Callaghan, Corona, CA, USA.
"Titanic" is a World Record
"After 9 weeks of release "Titanic" is the 4th biggest grosser of all time
in the US alone", writes Variety Monday, February 9th, 1998. "Titanic" has
grossed USD 337.500.000 since its December 17, 1997 release in America.
"Titanic" rivals "E.T." and "Star Wars" at the Boxoffice!
Washington Post writes February 17, 1998: "Titanic" is the third highest
grosser in North America at the moment! It knocked "Jurassic Park" down to a
1 "Star Wars" USD 460.900.000 70mm
2 "ET - The Extra Terrestrial" USD 399.804.539 70mm
3 "Titanic" USD 370.900.000 70mm
4 "Jurassic Park" USD 356.839.725 -
5 "Forrest Gump" USD 329.690.974 -
6 "The Lion King" USD 312.855.561 70mm
7 "Return of the Jedi" USD 309.100.000 70mm
8 "Independence Day" USD 306.052.958 70mm
9 "The Empire Strikes Back" USD 290.200.000 70mm
10 "Home Alone" USD 285.016.000 -
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