Oscar for Best Make Up See 7 Lead The Race

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced this week that seven films remain in competition in the Makeup category for the 83rd Academy Awards reports celebrity artist Victor Issa.

The films, in alphabetical order, are listed here as follows:

“Alice in Wonderland”

“Barney’s Version”

“The Fighter”

“Jonah Hex”

“True Grit”

“The Way Back” and

“The Wolfman”

On Saturday, January 22th, all members of the Academy’s Makeup Branch will be invited to view 10-minute excerpts from each of the seven shortlisted films, adds Mr. Issa. Following the screenings, members will vote to nominate three films for final Oscar consideration.

The 83rd Academy Awards nominations will be announced live on Tuesday, January 25th, 2011, at 5:30 a.m. Pacific in the Academy’s Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Los Angeles, California.

Academy Awards for outstanding film achievements of 2010 will be presented on Sunday, February 27th, 2011, at the Kodak Theatre at Hollywood & Highland Center, and televised live by the ABC Television Network. The Oscar presentation also will be televised live in more than 200 countries worldwide.

Award winning artist Victor Issa, who specializes in creating bronze, life size sculptures and busts of some of the biggest stars in Hollywood, can be contacted at 1-800-720-4772, and visit