Tag Archives: Education in the United States

Academy Reveals Medal Placements at 2014 Student Academy Awards®

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences tonight honored fifteen student winners from colleges and universities around the world at the 41st Student Academy Awards ceremony, held at the Directors Guild of America Theater in Hollywood. The gold, silver and bronze medals were announced and presented by actors Adrian[...]

Academy launches its first digital video series: “Academy Originals”

The Academy launches a new digital documentary-style video series, “Academy Originals,” which examines everything from the creative process, to the moments that changed the course of filmmaking, to the artists who are charting its future. Academy Originals is now available on Oscars.org/AcademyOriginals and YouTube.com/AcademyOriginals. The series launches today with three[...]

“Modern Family” honored with Respect Award by GLSEN

By Greg Hernandez HollywoodNews.com: The Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network (GLSEN) presented the stars of ABC’s “Modern Family” with the Respect Award for embracing diversity on the Emmy-winning sitcom. Jesse Tyler Ferguson, who plays Mitchell and is openly gay,was among the show’s stars who were on hand Friday night[...]

Claire Danes’ role earns her an Emmy

HollywoodNews.com: Claire Danes has been given an Emmy for her role as Temple Grandin in the HBO production ‘Temple Grandin.’ Danes won the Emmy for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or Movie. This is her first Emmy. Temple Grandin is a biography of a woman with Autism and won[...]

‘Modern Family’ to be honored at GLSEN’s Respect Awards

By Greg Hernandez HollywoodNews.com: It’s just been announced that the Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network (GLSEN) will honor ABC’s Modern Family at the Respect Awards in Los Angeles on Oct. 8. The breakout comedy recently received 15 Emmy nominations and is being recognized for portraying positive images and storylines[...]