I’ve just got back from the Worldcon. A few rather scattergunned observations: Garth Nix was a very suave Hugo host. Expect him to be picked up for next year’s Oscars. Great Hugo Moment #1: Shaun Tan winning the Best Professional Artist award and having the trophy presented to him by Nick Stathopoulos — who designed [...]
Posts Tagged ‘2010’
Talking Squid has no hesitation in telling others how they should vote. In this spirit of generosity, we offer the following guide to the Hugo nominations for Best Dramatic Presentation, Long Form. Avatar: Technical brilliance, dramatic but absurd action, cartoon characters, sub-cartoon plotting, and all the originality of a Hong Kong Rolex. Dances with Wolves [...]
Books, books, books at Pulp Fiction Photograph by Alex of a bookshelf at Pulp Fiction, Brisbane, during author signings. Cat Sparks and Rob Hood, Brunswick St Mall Pre-ceremonial nibbles and drinks are as much a part of the ritual as the awards themselves. Scott Westerfeld wins for Leviathan Scott Westerfeld accepts the prize for Best [...]
Just through the email from Jonathan Strahan, it seems that Melbourne has won the 2010 Worldcon bid and that Shaun Tan will be Artistic GoH. Congratulations to everyone on the committee. Here’s the bid’s website. It’s going to be a great convention.