John Bailey, Gale Anne Hurd, John Knoll and Michael Tronick have accepted invitations to join the Science and Technology Council of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, bringing the…
Science And Technology Council
Wendy Aylsworth, Rob Bredow, Douglas Greenfield, Rob Hummel and Bev Pasterczyk are the latest techies to join the Academy’s Science and Technology Council. Academy governor Bill Kroyer and VFX…
Preston Davis, the first African-American to hold a prexy post at ABC, died April 15 after an illness. He was 63. Davis had been prexy of broadcast operations and engineering for ABC Television…
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The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences released its annual report today, showing a healthy financial profile even amid increased expenses.
The AMPAS board of governors has voted to give visual effects supervisor and director of photography Bill Taylor the John A. Bonner Medal of Commendation.
AMPAS has boosted its Science and Technology Council membership to 25 with the addition of eight new participants.
Innovators and artists mingle near birthplace of motion pictures
The late Carlo Rambaldi made alien puppet irresistible
Proponents of a visual effects union got some fresh ammunition recently thanks to a clumsy attempt at humor by Digital Domain Media Group chairman-CEO John Textor.
Saturday night's Academy Scientific and Technical Awards banquet was marked by emotional remembrances of departed friends, a passionate defense of the Academy's mission to encourage excellence, and a…
On the day that Sundance kicked off and Eastman Kodak filed for bankruptcy, the Motion Picture Academy threw a bucket of ice water on the digital filmmaking revolution.