Thursday, December 13, 2018

Oscars

Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2018

"Black Panther" has, in a way, already been the Oscars.

Much of the film's cast was eagerly highlighted at March's ceremony: a welcome splash of blockbuster luster at an Academy Awards that largely lacked it. "Black Panther" had at the time already been in theaters for a few weeks,...

Monday, Dec. 3, 2018

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has announced that 20 films are in the running in the Visual Effects category for the 91st Academy Awards®.

The films are listed below in alphabetical order:

  • “Ant-Man and the Wasp”
  • “Aquaman”
  • “Avengers: Infinity
  • ...
Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018

Cicely Tyson received her first and only Oscar nomination in 1972. It was for best actress for her work in "Sounder," which she thinks of as her first major role. She wasn't called to the stage that year — Liza Minnelli was for "Cabaret" — but now 45 years later, Tyson is finally getting her...

Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018

F. Scott Fitzgerald, who said there are no second acts in American lives, might have felt differently had he seen this year's Oscar race.

In mid-November, there is much solidifying, scrapping and self-promotion to come (not to mention a few potential awards heavyweights). But most of the...

Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018

One hundred sixty-six features have been submitted for consideration in the Documentary Feature category for the 91st Academy Awards®.

The submitted features, listed in alphabetical order, are:

  • Above and Beyond: NASA’S Journey to Tomorrow
  • Active Measures
  • ...
Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2018

Twenty-five features have been submitted for consideration in the Animated Feature Film category for the 91st Academy Awards®.

The submitted features, listed in alphabetical order, are:

  • Ana y Bruno
  • Dr. Seuss’ The Grinch
  • Early Man
  • ...
Monday, Oct. 8, 2018

Eighty-seven countries have submitted films for consideration in the Foreign Language Film category for the 91st Academy Awards®.  Malawi and Niger are first-time entrants. 

The 2018 submissions are: 

  • Afghanistan, “Rona Azim’s Mother,” Jamshid Mahmoudi, director;
  • ...
Thursday, Sep. 6, 2018

The organization that bestows the Academy Awards says it is suspending plans to award a new Oscar for popular films at the 2019 ceremony amid widespread backlash to the idea.

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences says it will further study plans for the category. It wrote in a...

Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2018

The Oscars are adding a new category to honor popular films and promising a brisk three-hour ceremony and a much earlier air date in 2020.

John Bailey, the newly re-elected president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, and film Academy CEO Dawn Hudson said in an email to...

Tuesday, Mar. 13, 2018

After Nielsen's brutal morning-after report cards for the Oscars and Grammys this winter, it's worth asking whether television viewers are losing interest in watching the entertainment industry's most prominent people celebrate themselves.

The Academy Awards reached 26.5 million viewers,...

MySHOOT Profiles


Producer
David Orr
Director
Andy Richter
Director, Producer
Ky Dickens
Cinematographer, Director

MySHOOT Company Profiles