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Academy Awards

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  • Top Cinematographers Offer Online Course on Filmmaking

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Three major cinematographers - Janusz Kaminski ("Lincoln"), Phedon Papamichael ("Nebraska") and Wally Pfister ("The Dark Knight Rises") - have teamed to present Advanced Filmmaking, a series of online instructional videos for...
  • How Marriott Wants to be the Red Bull of the Hotel Industry

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - If it worked for an energy drink maker like Red Bull, why not a hotel chain operator? Marriott International today announced the formation of an internal content studio through which it will develop, produce and distribute a...
  • Sex Fetish Comedy 'Little Death' Bought for U.S. by Magnolia

    HONG KONG - Australian sex fetish comedy "The Little Death" will release in the U.S. following a rights acquisition by distributor Magnolia Pictures. The film, which charts the offbeat sex lives of five suburban couples, was directed by Australia's...
  • Denzel Washington, by the numbers

    Denzel Washington has still got it. His new action thriller, “The Equalizer,” topped the box office this weekend with an estimated $35 million in the U.S. and Canada. Here’s a quick look at Washington, by the numbers: 59: Age of the...
  • David Macmillan To Recieve Cinema Audio Society Career Achievement Award

    The Cinema Audio Society will honor production mixer David Macmillan with its highest accolade, the CAS Career Achievement Award. Macmillan has more than 80 feature films to his credit. He has "Best Sound" Oscars for "Apollo 11," "Speed" and "The Right...
  • Academy Celebrates the Costumes That Make the Movies

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Deborah Nadoolman Landis is known for her encyclopedic knowledge on the subject of costume design. But the curator of the Academy's upcoming Hollywood Costume Exhibition didn't just trust her own opinion when she began...
  • David Macmillan to Receive Cinema Audio Society Career Achievement Award

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - The Cinema Audio Society will honor production mixer David Macmillan with its highest accolade, the CAS Career Achievement Award. Macmillan has more than 80 feature films to his credit. He has sound Oscars for "Apollo 11,"...
  • Singapore Selects 'Sayang Disayang' as Oscar Contender

    Malay-language film "Sayang Disayang" has been selected by Singapore as its contender for foreign-language Academy Awards contention. The film, about a migrant domestic helper, a nurse and the old man they look after, is the debut feature of Sanif Olek,...
  • Egypt Picks 'Factory Girl' As Its Foreign Oscar Candidate

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Egypt has selected Mohamed Khan's femme empowerment drama "Factory Girl," about a sweatshop seamstress accused of losing her virginity, as its candidate for the foreign-language film Academy Award race. Produced by young...
  • Russia Offers Oscar Surprise, Names 'Leviathan' as its Entry

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - According to news service TASS, Russia has picked "Leviathan" as its foreign-language entry for the Oscars, an artistically smart but politically surprising choice. Director Pavel Chukhrai, who sits on the Russian Oscar...
  • Radar Pictures Gears Up 'All Quiet on the Western Front' with Roger Donaldson (EXCLUSIVE)

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Roger Donaldson ("The November Man") has come on to direct an adaptation of the iconic World War I novel "All Quiet on the Western Front." Donaldson will direct from a script by Ian Stokell and Lesley Paterson, who are...