From India, surprising news: Ritesh Batra's acclaimed Cannes debut “The Lunchbox” will not be India's submission for the best foreign-language film award at the Oscars. The news from Japan was no…
National Film Institute
New York University's Tisch School of the Arts is famed for its MBA/MFA program, which has churned out several Oscar winners. Ang Lee, Spike Lee and Martin Scorsese are all alums.
LONDON — Georg Maas' "Two Lives" will represent Germany in the foreign-language film category of the Academy Awards. The decision was made Tuesday in Munich by an independent jury, which was…
ROME — The Doha Film Institute is forging ahead with its new Ajyal Film Festival for the Young, which will run Nov. 26-30 with hundreds of kids from the region as jurors. Five-day kiddie shindig…
Though the Oscars get the lion's share of the attention, AMPAS organizers care just as deeply about another set of awards the org distributes each year. Aiming to foster talent at an early age, the…
The 40th annual Student Academy Awards honored 16 students from various universities on June 8, with USC and the U. of Texas, Austin among top winners. Former Student Academy Award winner (1978) and…
Most Poles agree that their national cinema has been rejuvenated and the credit should go, in part, to the Polish Film Institute. Since it was launched in 2005, the number of films produced has grown…
The Academy Awards for the world's up-and-coming filmmakers have been announced.
Emmy-winning and Oscar- and Tony-nominated writer Fay Kanin, who was the first full-term female president of the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts & Sciences, an advocate for film preservation and a…
Cuba national film institute ICAIC is producing and coordinating a first-ever Cuban Women Filmmakers Showcase in three U.S. cities this month — Los Angeles (March 6-12), New York (March 13-17) and…
The British Film Institute will invest nearly £500 million ($807 million) in U.K. film over the next five years it revealed today as it launched "Film Forever: Supporting U.K. Film 2012-2017."
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