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.
Two first-timers helmers have had their films picked for foreign-language Oscar contention: Polish-born Greg Zglinski's "Tout un hiver sans feu" (One Long Winter Without Fire) will represent…
Helmer Breno Silveira's debut biopic about country music duo Zeze Di Camargo & Luciano, "2 filhos de Francisco" (Two Sons of Francisco) is Brazil's entry for foreign-language Oscar.
Marc Rothemund's WWII drama "Sophie Scholl -- The Final Days" has been selected as Germany's entry in the foreign-language Oscar race. "Sophie Scholl" examines the last days of a young student…
Italy's motion picture org Anica has radically reconfigured its foreign-language Oscar selection system, hoping to find pics with greater Academy appeal.