An Oscar is coming home to Nebraska.

Omaha was mentioned Sunday night during the Academy Awards ceremony in L-A. Mauro Fiore won the Oscar for best in cinematography for his work on Avatar. Fiore accepted the award, he mentioned Chicago and Omaha… even though he calls Papillion home. He met his wife in 1997 while making a movie in the metro. His other film credits include Armageddon and the upcoming remake of the -Team.