Oscar®-nominated director and former Academy president Arthur Hiller died this august in Los Angeles of natural causes. He was 92.
“We are deeply saddened by the passing of our beloved friend Arthur Hiller,” said Academy President Cheryl Boone Isaacs. “I was a member of the Board during his presidency and fortunate enough to witness firsthand his dedication to the Academy and his lifelong passion for visual storytelling. Our condolences go out to his lo...
12 SCIENTIFIC AND TECHNICAL AREAS UNDER INVESTIGATION
FOR 2016 OSCARS®
LOS ANGELES, CA – The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced today that 12 distinct scientific and technical investigations have been launched for the 2016 Oscars®.
These investigations are made public so individuals and companies with devices or claims of innovation within these areas will have the opportunity to submit achievements for review.
The deadline to submit additional entri...
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The 2017 Television & Film Awards gala will take place at the annual NAB Show in Las Vegas on April 25th, 2017
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If you can’t take the heat … get out of the kitchen. However, for five winning chefs, cooking up a great film will help them towards taking home $17,000 in cash prizes! Homewood Suites and Home2 Suites by Hilton challenge filmmakers to mix things up in its In the Kitchen video contest, hosted by the Audience Awards (AudAwards).
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OIFF is at its 4th edition with some important news, the live screening reserved for the winners in the beautiful city of Turin. After the official selection all the finalists will compete in the contest for 12 days in January 2017 (January 20th-31st). Members of a competent jury are in charge to nominate the best short and the best feature. The winning films will be played in a theatre in Turin next winter and they will also get a prize of 500 dollars.
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CinefestOZ today revealed its 2016 program and continues its proud tradition of showcasing the best of Australian film.
CinefestOZ is an immersive film and destination experience where audiences are invited to explore a diverse program of quality film from Wednesday August 24 to Sunday August 28. Over 68 venues and spaces will welcomingly open their doors to audiences and VIP guests alike, offering something for everyone with over 110 film and event options.
Festival CEO Malinda Nixo...
CinefestOZ, Australia’s premier destination film festival, is delighted to announce that award-winning Australian feature film and documentary director Gillian Armstrong has accepted the role of Jury Chair for the 2016 Festival. Armstrong is one of Australia’s most successful and respected filmmakers. Her feature film directorial debut, My Brilliant Career, adapted from the breakthrough Miles Franklin feminist novel, was a huge success both here and abroad, launching the careers of...
The Venice Production Bridge is pleased to present the line-up of the 40 projects selected for the 2016 Venice Gap-Financing Market.
The Venice Production Bridge will present 40 projects in the final stages of development and funding, divided as follows: 25 projects for feature-length fiction films and feature documentaries from around the world, 4 European projects for TV Series, 8 projects for films to be produced as Virtual Reality & Interactive experiences and 3 projects for Web...