Tag Archives: Jeffrey Kurland

Academy forms Costume Designers Branch

The Board of Governors of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today announced the creation of the Costume Designers Branch. Costume designers had previously been a part of the Designers Branch, which also includes production designers, art directors and set decorators. Academy Governor Jeffrey Kurland will transfer to[...]

Chef Wolfgang Puck is back to create this year’s Governors Ball

Academy governor Jeffrey Kurland, event producer Cheryl Cecchetto and master chef Wolfgang Puck will return to create this year’s Governors Ball, the Academy’s official post-Oscar® celebration, which will immediately follow the 85th Academy Awards® ceremony on Sunday, February 24. The 1,500 guests of the Governors Ball include Academy Award® winners[...]

Jeffrey Kurland to Chair Academy’s 2012 Governors Ball

HollywoodNews.com: Jeffrey Kurland, an Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences governor representing the Art Directors Branch, will be chairing the 2012 Governors Ball. The Governors Ball will be a celebration held directly after the 84th Academy Awards® that take place on Sunday, February 26th. “This year’s Governors Ball re-envisions the celebration.[...]

‘The Hurt Locker’s’ Kathryn Bigelow elected to Academy’s Board of Governors

HollywoodNews.com: Director Kathryn Bigelow, film editor Anne Coates and documentarian Michael Moore have been selected to make up the year’s first-time electees to the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ Board of Governors. Coates received her award for the editing of “Lawrence of Arabia,” Moore won in the Documentary Feature[...]