John O'Hurley will emcee the 57th annual Writers Guild Awards gala Feb. 19 at the Hollywood Palladium. The WGA West also has lined up Annette Bening, Allison Janney, Zach Braff, Craig Ferguson…
For the second straight year, the news in Oscar's visual f/x race isn't what's in, but what's out. When the nominating process began, "The Day After Tomorrow" was the pick of many effects pros. But…
The sound editing category, which evolved out of the sound effects and sound effects editing category, is big on fantasy and animation this year. Randy Thom of Skywalker Sound has become a big force…
The score race lacks a clear favorite as a slew of potential contenders, including Howard Shore's Golden Globe- and BFCA-winning work for "The Aviator," were disqualified a week before the…
Screenplay consideration is currently divided into two categories: adapted and original works. Now may be the time, however, to add a third subgroup: everything by Charlie Kaufman.
No Oscar category packs as much populist punch as this year's animated film category, with "Shrek 2," "The Incredibles" and "Shark Tale" finishing 2004 ranked Nos. 1, 4 and 9, respectively, at the…
The foreign-language film category appears to be dominated by two front-runners: Alejandro Amenabar's Golden Globe-winning "The Sea Inside" and Christophe Barratier's "The Chorus."
It has been a long time coming, but the refurbishment of 195 Piccadilly, the dilapidated headquarters of the British Academy of Film and Television Arts, is finally done and dusted.
Like the lead actor category this year, there was such an embarrassment of lenser riches vying for Oscar attention that high-quality work from d.p.s including Dion Beebe, Ellen Kuras, Emmanuel…
As the youngest of BAFTA's overseas affiliates, BAFTA East Coast is what you might call the boutique of the organization. Its main function is to host screenings of award-worthy films for its…