Jamie Rogers

  • Film

Acad arm eyes fests


The Festival Grants Committee of the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts & Science will begin accepting grant applications this year from all U.S. festivals that are at least five years old.

  • TV

L.A. to host Essence nods


The 15th annual Essence Awards show will make a historic move this year from the Big Apple to Los Angeles' Universal Amphitheater. Show, which honors the achievements of African-American entertainers…


'Dancer' takes the floor


John Malkovich's directorial debut, "The Dancer Upstairs," drew praise in its first post-Sundance viewing Thursday at the Chinese Theater. Jeff Perry, co-founder of the Chicago-based Steppenwolf…