Two Interlochen alumni receive 2018 Oscar nominations

  • The Academy Awards—also known as the Oscars—celebrate their 90th anniversary in 2018.

Two Interlochen alumni, Vanessa Taylor (IAC/NMC 85-86) and Sufjan Stevens (IAA 89-90), are among the nominees for the 2018 Academy Awards.

"I really, truly feel that I learned discipline at Interlochen," Taylor said in a recent interview for Crescendo. "That was infinitely valuable to me."

Today, Taylor is nominated for Best Original Screenplay for co-writing Guillermo del Toro’s fantasy thriller, The Shape of Water. Fellow alumnus Sufjan Stevens was also nominated, receiving a nomination for Best Original Song for “Mystery of Love,” which was featured in the film Call Me By Your Name.

Winners will be announced at the 90th Annual Academy Awards Ceremony on March 4. The ceremony will be broadcast live on ABC.

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