Tag Archives: Dawn Hudson

David Geffen donates $25 Million to the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced today that it has received a $25 million commitment from The David Geffen Foundation for the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures. The gift was made as part of the Academy Museum’s $300 million capital campaign and is the largest commitment received[...]

Academy Announces the Organization’s New Leadership

HollywoodNews.com: The Board of Governors of the Motion Picture Academy voted on Thursday to establish a new executive structure for the organization, replacing retiring executive director Bruce Davis with former Film Independent head Dawn Hudson and long-time Academy executive Ric Robertson, who will become the organization’s CEO and COO[...]

Film Independent Announces Jury Award Winners of 2010 Los Angeles Film Festival

hollywoodnews.com: Today Film Independent, the non-profit arts organization that produces the Spirit Awards and the Los Angeles Film Festival, announced its 2010 Los Angeles Film Festival award winners at a brunch at CHAYA Downtown. Audience award winners will be announced tomorrow afternoon at the Closing Night film, Despicable Me.[...]

What is the value of an Indie Spirit Award?

BY STAFF When approached by Steve Pond at TheWrap.com regarding the dilemma that most of the voting members for the Independent Spirit Awards will be voting on films that they’ve never seen, executive director of Film Independent Dawn Hudson said, “It’s a huge dilemma, and it always has been. We nominate[...]