Predicting which of the 73 documentaries eligible for Oscar consideration will become the final five nominees is difficult, even for those in the know.
Short documentaries? Even in the film industry, many know them best as the basis of that obscure Academy Awards category that becomes the tie-breaker on the ballot during the annual office Oscars…
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences has beefed up theatrical exhibition requirements for both documentary feature and short subject Academy Award contenders. Changes will be effective for…
Dagmar Dunlevy, prexy of the Hollywood Foreign Press Assn., announced yesterday that 204 feature films (122 dramas and 82 comedies or musicals), 123 television series (63 drama and 60 comedies), 64…
When an exec from a rival studio appraises the crowd at a premiere's after-party and says, "These people are proud to be in the movie business. At Christmas, at least once, you want to have that…
CNBC interim head of business news David Friend will stay in the job permanently, as network prexy-CEO Pamela Thomas-Graham has promoted him to senior veepee of business news.
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences' board of governors has given 17 pics the greenlight to compete for Oscar gold in the 2002 animated feature film category.
In the nominations for the 2003 IFP Independent Spirit Awards, the pickings were slim for "My Big Fat Greek Wedding." The most financially successful independent film in history received just two…
Hit French docu "Etre et Avoir" (Being and Having) won France's prestigious Prix Louis Delluc for French film on Wednesday.
Pachyderms on parade -- that was the scene Sunday afternoon as several elephants and other critters made their way down Sunset Boulevard to participate in "The Wild Thornberrys" preem.
Director-producer Norman Jewison has been tapped to receive the American Society of Cinematographers Board of Governors Award.