March 24, 2017

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Kudos for Quentin Tarantino at the MOMA

HollywoodNews.com: It’s Oscar season soon, so it’s time for tributes and special awards that will highlight directors of Oscar buzzed films. Now we’re told that the Museum of Modern Art’s fifth annual Film Benefit, to be held on December 3rd at 6:30 PM, will honor writer / director Quentin Tarantino.[...]

Kirk and Anne Douglas are our Heroes

HollywoodNews.com: Who doesn’t love Kirk Douglas? He’s the greatest. Three time Oscar nominee Kirk is a hero. He’s recovered mightily from a stroke, has written several books. At 95, he’s a role model. He and his wife Anne gave $990,000 to charities last year, worthy causes, from their Douglas Charitable[...]

Producer Richard Zanuck, Hollywood’s Royalty

HollywoodNews.com: Producer Richard Zanuck, Part of Hollywood’s Dynasty, Dies at 77. Beloved Hollywood big studio producer Richard Zanuck has died at age 77 in Hollywood. Zanuck’s long list of hits includes “Jaws,” “Driving Miss Daisy,” “Cocoon,” “Big Fish,” and most recently, “Dark Shadows.” In recent years he co-produced movies with his[...]

Oscar invites 176 artists and executives

HollywoodNews.com: The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is extending invitations to join the organization to 176 artists and executives who have distinguished themselves by their contributions to theatrical motion pictures. Those who accept the invitation will be the only additions in 2012 to the Academy’s roster of members. “These[...]

Jasmine Madatian joins publicity team at Academy

HollywoodNews.com: The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has named Jasmine Madatian to the newly created position of Managing Director, Communications, it was announced today by Christina Kounelias, Chief Marketing Officer. Madatian will report to Kounelias effective Monday, July 30. “Jasmine is a smart, innovative and highly-regarded communications strategist with[...]

Django Unchained: What Quentin Tarantino says about J. Michael Riva

www.hollywoodnews.com: On Friday June 1, 2012, while on location in New Orleans, production designer J. Michael Riva was preparing to head to the studio when he suffered a severe stroke. He passed away yesterday afternoon surrounded by his family. Michael’s family has returned to Los Angeles and a service of celebration[...]

Wow! The Avengers sets all-time record at $200.3 million and a total of $641.8 million globally

HollywoodNews.com: The Walt Disney Studios announced today that Marvel’s The Avengers posted an estimated $200.3 million in its domestic debut May 4-6, shattering previous records and positioning the film as the highest-grossing domestic debut of all time. The film’s cumulative global box office gross is an estimated $641.8 million over[...]

Academy Awards Selects Student Foreign Films

HollywoodNews.com: Five finalists, selected from 51 entries representing 29 countries, will advance in the Foreign Film category in the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ 39th Annual Student Academy Awards competition. Up to three winners will be selected from this group and brought to Los Angeles to join[...]

First-Ever Heineken VOCES Grants at Tribeca Film Festival

HollywoodNews.com: The Tribeca Film Institute (TFI) announced the award winners for the TFI Latin America Media Arts Fund and first-ever Heineken VOCES grant at a celebration over the weekend for Latin American filmmakers during the Tribeca Film Festival. The funds, totaling $60,000, support innovative Latin American film and video artists[...]

Academy to Present 40 Years of Sound for Film

HollywoodNews.com: The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ Science and Technology Council will present “40 Years of Sound for Film” on Tuesday, March 6, at 8 p.m. at the Academy’s Linwood Dunn Theater in Hollywood. Oscar®-winning sound mixers Chris Newman and Tom Fleischman will explore the intricacies of building[...]
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