Ben Murphy with VFX Oscar
Cleveland High School Alumni Ben Murphy helped Avatar: Way of Water win an Oscar for Best Visual Effects at the Academy Awards Sunday.
Mr. Murphy was the first assistant editor for the film, which premiered on December 16 of last year
"I am beyond proud of our crew. So many people contributed to the making of this first Avatar sequel," Mr. Murphy said. "It is very gratifying to see our team get recognition by our industry peers for the artistry and craft put into the film.
Now we just have to put the same passion and hard work into the next three Avatar films. Onward to Avatar 3."
Ben Murphy and Richie Baneham with Oscar