I’ll admit I’ve enjoyed watching the Oscars ever since I was a kid, especially when the delightful Billy Crystal would host. But this year, I had an extra-special reason to watch—my friend Owen Pallett was nominated for his work on the score for the film Her.
Owen is an incredibly gifted musician from Toronto, and I was lucky enough to direct a video for his upcoming album, which premiered last Friday. Here is the video we made, which stars his uncle, Jim Pallett. Owen didn’t win the Oscar, but this definitely won’t be his only nomination.