Tag Archives: language

Screen Actors Guild Awards: What it takes

To create a dramatic arrivals area, impressive stage and intimate dinner setting for the world?s leading actors who are gathering on Sunday, Jan. 27, 2013, the SAG Awards® staff must transform the Shrine Auditorium entrance and the adjoining Exposition Center. The Shrine complex is a Los Angeles landmark built in[...]

Katy Perry’s parents speak in tongues

HollywoodNews.com: Katy Perry is opening up once more about her “strict and nutty” family where the language spoken at the dinner table may have been a little unusual. In an interview with Rolling Stone, Perry revealed that her parents often spoke in tongues, with her dad doing the speaking and[...]

The man behind the language of “Avatar”

BBC reports that almost four years ago, University of Southern California’s linguistics expert Professor Paul Frommer was sent an email from James Cameron’s production department pitching a project titled “project 880.” They were looking for “a linguist that would be able to help him develop an alien language.” Professor Frommer[...]