The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences has rejected Italy's foreign-language Oscar candidate, "Private," because it is not "predominantly" in Italian.
Jonathan Jakubowicz, Venezuelan helmer-scribe of Miramax release "Secuestro Express," is raising a ruckus over Venezuela's submission of "1888" for consideration in the foreign-language Oscar…
With today the cut-off date for submissions, helmer Yoichi Sai's "Blood and Bones" has been selected by the Japan Motion Picture Assn. as its foreign-language Oscar nominee while Argentina's pick is…
Oscar's already in the air. The Toronto Film Fest had barely wrapped when Q&A screenings for early kudos hopefuls kicked up the early jockeying, followed quickly by the first "for your consideration"…
With just three days left before submissions close Monday, Italy, Spain, Austria, Poland, Mongolia and Singapore have unveiled their choices for foreign-language Oscar contention.
It's later than you think. Sony Pictures Classics has given an unofficial kickoff to the awards season by mailing screeners of "Junebug" to kudos voters. Some execs may be dismayed that the season is…
Quebecois writer-director Jean-Marc Vallee's "C.R.A.Z.Y." has been chosen as Canada's official submission for the foreign-language Oscar. The French-language pic stars Michel Cote, Danielle Proulx…
With some pics still struggling to meet the Acad's eligibility requirements for release in their home territories, a battery of foreign-language Oscar entries were submitted just under the wire…
Amol Palekar's "Paheli" (Puzzle) has been selected as India's entry in the foreign-language Oscar race. Pic, starring Shah Rukh Khan and Rani Mukerji, centers around a ghost who falls in love with a…
Oscar entry forms in the live-action and animated short film and foreign-language categories are due to the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences no later than 5 p.m. Monday.
The choice of Christian Carion's World War I-set "Joyeux Noel" (Merry Christmas) to rep France in Oscar's foreign-language race has sparked a local spat.