As Lorenzo Soria sees it, one of the advantages of being a member of the Hollywood Foreign Press Assn. is that he doesn't have to be nice. Don't misunderstand, he is nice, he's just not forced to be…
From Emmys to Oscars to Golden Globes, SAG honors, NAACP Image Awards and others, there's one item that gets almost as much attention these days as the coveted award statues themselves: the gift…
HFPA. AMPAS. ACE. BFCA. Acronyms are everywhere. Here's a look at many of the various orgs that play a part during awards season.
For two or three years, pundits were predicting that computers would go haywire in the year 2000. As it turned out, that never happened. But everything else has gone cuckoo.
A record 46 countries, including a first-ever entry from Ecuador, have submitted pics to the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences for Academy Award consideration in the foreign-lingo category.
The Urbanworld Group, sponsors of Gotham's Urbanworld Film Festival -- the largest film confab devoted to minority fare -- is launching an acquisitions label, Urbanworld Films.
It has wowed filmgoers and critics worldwide for much of 2000. But is "Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon" an across-the-board Oscar threat? Oscar watchers seem evenly divided, with both supporters and…
Actor-director Kamal Hasan's "Hey Ram" has been nominated by the Film Federation of India as the country's entry for the Academy Awards' best foreign language film for 2001. Hindi pic concerns an…
TrizecHahn Development Corp., developer of the building project for the new home of the Academy Awards, has tapped Anschutz Entertainment Group (AEG) to operate the recently named Kodak Theatre…
If you thought voting in Palm Beach was a challenge, imagine trying to cast a ballot in the 2000 Oscar race. With just six weeks left until the end of the year, there is still no front-runner…
Fridrik Thor Fridriksson's "Angels of the Universe" will be Iceland's submission to the Oscars, it was announced Sunday evening during the Edda Awards. The pic swept Iceland's Edda film awards…