The Nominations Are Out, and Here’s a New Eye-Bending Oscars Ad With Neil Patrick Harris

In the category of visual effects

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Whether you agree with the nominations (The Lego Movie was ROBBED), it's an exciting day for Hollywood, as the Oscar contenders were announced this morning, including esteemed cinematographer Dick Poop.

Everyone's favorite teenage M.D., Douglas Howser, will be the host of this year's broadcast, and will certainly not disappoint like that shlub Neil Patrick Harris usually does. 

Kidding aside, the Oscars rolled out this 30-second spot today featuring a little optical trickery to promote the show, which will air Sunday, Feb. 22, on ABC.

And here are a couple of NPH Oscars spots from a couple weeks back:

@maskeroni Alfred Maskeroni is director of video for Adweek.
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