Just because Netflix seems lightyears ahead, doesn’t mean its fellow streamers can’t catch-up.
The 2020 edition of the Telluride Film Festival has been canceled. “After months of intense due diligence around physically holding an event, we’ve come to the heartbreaking but unanimous conclusion to cancel this year’s Labor Day celebration of film in Telluride,” the festival said in a statement on Tuesday. “But with a seemingly unending number […]
The 2021 SAG Awards have been postponed to March 14 -- six weeks before the Oscars -- due to the coronavirus pandemic. The 27th annual awards show, which honors film and television performances, was originally set for Jan. 24, 2021. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced on June 15 that the 93rd […]
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has invited 819 artists and executives to join the organization in 2020. In doing so, the Academy continues its work on diversifying its ranks. If all 819 invitees accept their invitations (which would bring its total membership to 9,412), 45% of the new members will be women […]
The 2021 Golden Globes will take place on Feb. 28 -- about eight weeks before the 93rd Academy Awards. The Hollywood Foreign Press Association made the announcement Monday morning. Just a week earlier, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced that the 93rd Academy Awards telecast has been postponed by two months to […]
The 2021 Film Independent Spirit Awards have been postponed until April 24. The announcement follows the news that the Oscars are being pushed back two months -- from Feb. 28 to April 25. The Spirit Awards traditionally take place the day before the Academy Awards in Santa Monica, Calif. "The Film Independent Spirit Awards will […]
Next year’s ceremony will mark only the fourth time the Oscars have been delayed in their 90-plus year history — and it’s the longest postponement by a landslide.
The 2021 Oscars will go on — just not on Feb. 28. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced on Monday that the 93rd Academy Awards telecast has been postponed by two months to April 25, 2021. Variety was the first to report in mid-May that the Academy was considering delaying the big […]
It hasn’t been the greatest year for moviegoing. Most theaters have been shuttered since March, and major festivals such as Tribeca and Cannes have been canceled, postponed or reimagined as virtual events. In the coronavirus era, it’s unclear if the Oscars can move forward as planned, at least without making some massive changes to the […]
After 18 years, “The Bachelor” finally has its first black male lead — as protests over the death of George Floyd continue to rage across the nation.
Amid backdrop of Black Lives Matter protests, and 5 years after #OscarsSoWhite controversy, Motion Picture Academy to make "new representation and inclusion standards" part of Oscar consideration.
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has announced results for its annual board of governors election, to record diversity and gender inclusion. The number of female Academy governors has increased from 25 to 26, the Academy said in a Wednesday announcement, and people of color increases from 11 to 12, including the three […]
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, the group behind the Oscars, calls itself “committed to progress” after stars from the film “Selma” say they were admonished for wearing “I can’t breathe” shirts in 2014 after the death of Eric Garner.
The 93rd Oscars aren’t until February, but the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is considering postponing the big night, according to multiple sources. The sources, who spoke on the condition of anonymity, say definitive plans are far from being concrete at this juncture. The telecast is currently set for Feb. 28, 2021, on ABC. […]
The Television Academy has ruled: No more double dipping. After several years of documentary projects walking the line between the Oscars and Emmys — and finding the loophole to submit for both — the org has ruled that programs won't be eligible for an Emmy if they've been nominated for an Oscar. The TV Academy […]
A surprise digital success story is now sparking a battle between U.S. movie theater chain AMC and the prominent Hollywood studio.
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has tweaked its Oscar eligibility rules in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. During a meeting on Tuesday, the board of governors approved a temporary hold on the requirement that a film needs a seven-day theatrical run in a commercial theater in Los Angeles County to qualify […]
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The Academy Museum on Saturday detailed what will be some of its inaugural exhibitions when it opens in December, with directors Spike Lee and Pedro Almodóvar, composer Hildur Guðnadóttir and sound designer Ben Burtt to curate galleries in the museum.The four collaborators will contribute to the Stories of Cinema galleries located on the second and third floors of the Saban Building. The galleries will explore all aspects of the art and science of moviemaking and over time will rotate out and change with new movies, artists, eras and genres being highlighted.Some of the initial films and artists who will be spotlighted in the galleries exploring the history of cinema will include Bruce Lee, cinematographer Emmanuel “Chivo” Lubezki, filmmaker Oscar Micheaux, and the films “Citizen Kane” and “Real Women Have Curves.” The galleries will dives deeply into the worlds of casting and performance, costume, hair and makeup design, the components of sound design, the work of cinematographers and the creation of a story, as well as a variety of other genres and filmmaking styles.Also Read: Academy Museum to Issue Additional $100 Million Bond OfferingThe Academy Museum also unveiled new immersive experiences. The Hurd Gallery will feature the original multi-camera rig from “The Matrix” and tells how the Wachowskis used the rig to create the film’s iconic “Bullet Time” effect that you can experience on the original green screen set.And in the East West Bank Gallery, attendees can see the Oscars Experience, which will simulate the feeling of walking onto the Dolby Theatre stage to accept an Oscar.Finally, the space will also open with an exhibition of pre-cinema objects, such as magic lanterns, zoetropes, camera obscuras a Cinématographe Lumière and more.These galleries all come in addition to the previously announced history of “The Wizard of Oz,” a history of the Academy Awards, and an exhibition of the films of Hayao Miyazaki and Studio Ghibli, the first time the studio has collaborated with an institution for such a gallery outside of Japan.Also Read: Look Inside the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures: How Finished Is It? (Photos)That exhibition will be temporary and will be replaced in Fall 2021 with Regeneration: Black Cinema 1898-1971, which explores the history, artists and visual culture of Black cinema in America and its manifold expressions from its early days to the Civil Rights movement and just beyond.“We will open the Academy Museum with exhibitions and programs that will illuminate the complex and fascinating world of cinema–its art, technology, artists, history, and social impact–through a variety of diverse and engaging voices. We will tell complete stories of moviemaking–celebratory, educational, and sometimes critical and uncomfortable. Global in outlook and grounded in the unparalleled collections and expertise of the Academy, these first exhibitions will establish this museum as incomparable in the world of cinema,” Academy Museum director Bill Kramer said in a statement.Kramer continued: “We are keenly aware that we’re working towards the opening of the Academy Museum during a time of great challenge. Over the past century, motion pictures have reflected and impacted major historical issues and events. The stories we tell in the Academy Museum are part of those bigger stories, and we are committed to highlighting the social impact of motion pictures. We look forward to brighter days for everyone, everywhere.”Also Read: Laura Dern and 6 Others Added as Academy Museum TrusteesKramer also announced that studio wHY Architecture has been retained to finalize the design of the galleries in the museum’s Saban Building. The project is led by the Director of wHY’s Museums Workshop Brian Butterfield and lead exhibition designer Jarrod Beck with creative direction from the studio’s founder Kulapat Yantrasast.“The Board of Trustees is extremely enthusiastic about how the exhibition, design, and programming plans for the Museum have developed. We very much look forward to movie lovers around the world experiencing the thoughtful and unprecedented content the Academy Museum has to offer when its doors open,” Ron Meyer, chair of the Academy Museum Board of Trustees and vice chairman of NBCUniversal, said in a statement.“When our long-held dream comes true, and we open our doors to the world, the Academy’s vast collection will be on display to the general public for the first time. The Academy Museum will be an ongoing showcase for the creativity and ingenuity of today’s greatest moviemakers. We are thrilled to have Academy members and Oscar® winners Spike Lee, Pedro Almodóvar, Hildur Guðnadóttir, and Ben Burtt participating in our opening exhibitions,” Academy CEO Dawn Hudson said in a statement.Despite the shutdowns from the coronavirus, Kramer has said in interviews that the Academy Museum is still on track to open on Dec. 14, 2020 after many years of delays.Read original story Spike Lee, Pedro Almodóvar to Curate Inaugural Academy Museum Exhibitions At TheWrap
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President Donald Trump took aim at "Parasite's" historic Oscar wins at a Colorado rally on Thursday. "How bad were the Academy Awards this year?" he asked, prompting jeers from the crowd. "Did you see it?" "The winner is… a movie from South Korea! What the hell was that all about?" he went on. "We got […]
"Parasite", which nabbed the top prize at this year’s Academy Awards, saw its largest U.S. push over Presidents Day weekend — and box office analysts say there's still more room to run.
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