Academy Asks Members to Sound Off on Oscars Future 10 weeks ago
The agenda for the Academy’s first-ever coast-to-coast meeting of all its members just got a little clearer.
An invitation was sent...
By Steve Pond
"Avatar" producer Jon Landau finally gets an invite, after "Titanic" snub, along with Oscar nominees Anna Kendrick, Vera Farmiga, Lee Daniels
First-time program lets AMPAS voters choose from dramatic, documentary and international films
Series of three events will explore technology, show U2 concert film
Annual Academy Foundation grants fund internship, training and educational programs
AMPAS event seeks to ally fears of new technology
PGA announces Jan. 22 for its annual ceremony
Nov. 13 ceremony will be second time Academy has separated honorary Oscars from televised awards
Academy Foundation's award will be used to fund event's "International Spotlight."
Screenwriting award carries $30,000 prize.
Film Academy annually gives up to five $30,000 fellowships to screenwriters.
Foundation allows AMPAS to present its public programs like the "Gold Standard," "Oscar's Docs" and "Contemporary Documentaries" screening series.
Studio veteran succeeds Sid Ganis in vote by board of governors
At the Directors Guild Awards on Saturday night, "Slumdog Millionaire" director Danny Boyle took top prize
Big-budget zombie movie gets so lost in its global scale that it doesn't give us a flesh-and-blood hero who makes it all matter, despite Brad Pitt's best efforts