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Academy Awards

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  • How Big Data Helped ABC Redesign the Second Screen Experience

    When ABC became the first network to launch an app on Apple's iPad, it had to essentially guess how viewers wanted to interact with its shows on mobile devices. Four years later, Big Data has provided a clearer picture and factors heavily into the...
  • Julie Delpy Enlists French Stars Dany Boon And Karin Viard For 'Lolo' (EXCLUSIVE)

    PARIS- Julie Delpy will return to French filmmaking with "Lolo," a high-profile satirical comedy starring Dany Boon ("Welcome to the Cht'is") and Karin Viard ("Polisse"). Delpy stars as Violette, a 40-year old workaholic with a career in the fashion...
  • Rick Baker and Kathryn Blondell to Receive Lifetime Honors at Makeup Artists and Hairstylists Guild Awards

    Oscar-winning makeup artist Rick Baker and Emmy-nominated hairstylist Kathryn Blondell will receive the Lifetime Achievement Awards at the Annual Make-Up Artists and Hair Stylists Guild Awards on Feb. 14 at Paramount Studios Theater in Hollywood. The...
  • Russia Offers Oscar Surprise, Names 'Leviathan' as its Entry

    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 committee, told TASS that the...
  • New York Film Fest: Less Risk, More Reward for Studios

    As Toronto fought Telluride for premieres, and fest competition for prestige pics reached a fever pitch this year, the New York Film Festival quietly delivered some key victories: world premieres of two highly anticipated lit adaptations for its opening...
  • Oscars: Kosovo to Submit 'Three Windows and a Hanging'

    For the first time, Kosovo is eligible to submit a film to the Oscars in the foreign-language film category, and will be proposing "Three Windows and a Hanging." "Three Windows and a Hanging," directed by Isa Qosja and written by Zymber Kelmendi, follows...
  • Academy to honor Harry Belafonte for his activism

    When Harry Belafonte appeared in mob-controlled Las Vegas in the 1950s at the Thunderbird Hotel, he decided to challenge the racist system that prevented African American performers from staying at hotels on the Strip. "I walked into the lobby, going to...
  • Country Music Awards Brings ABC Its Best Night Since Oscars

    ABC won the night in all categories on Wednesday, with the Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood hosted 48th Annual Country Music Awards bringing the Alphabet its best night since the Academy Awards eight months ago. The CMAs brought in 16.1 million...
  • AFI Fest Honoree Sophia Loren Talks Life and Loves

    When Sophia Loren is thrown a tribute like Nov. 12's scheduled gala at AFI Fest, attendees can get an intoxicating glimpse of classic-era Euro cinema glamour, of which Loren remains one of the last living representatives. (At this year's Cannes fest,...
  • Channing Tatum, Demian Bichir Join Quentin Tarantino's 'Hateful Eight'

    Channing Tatum and Demian Bichir have joined the cast of Quentin Tarantino's western "The Hateful Eight." The Weinstein Company -- which is selling international markets at the America film Market -- announced the official cast list Thursday and said...
  • D.P. Showcase Camerimage Benefits From Razor-Sharp Focus

    Establishing an identity and a focus is always the biggest challenge for film festival organizers not affiliated with marquee events like Cannes, Telluride, Toronto and Sundance -- even if they've been at it for a while. But despite its placement on the...