Soon "Best Emoji" will be its own Oscar category

By Alex Heigl
Updated February 22, 2015 08:30 PM
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The films being honored at the Oscars tonight represent the pinnacle of filmmaking achievement. Screenwriting, acting, camerawork: Each film features input from any number of people who’ve joined forces to create singular works of art.

And now, without further ado, we can all fully enjoy those films … reduced into miniature cartoons people use to text each other.


Aaron Fullerton, who’s written for Graceland and worked on Burn Notice, tweeted his interpretation of the evening’s Best Picture nominees rendered in emoji form earlier, and it quickly became a favorite on Oscars-obsessed Twitter.

We can’t wait until 25 years from now when “Best Use of Emoji” becomes its own category at the Oscars.

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