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- By Linda Ge on October 14, 2014 @ 1:23 pm
Jeremy Chilnick, Jenni Konner and Lauren Zalaznick are also scheduled for the inaugural conference on Saturday, Oct. 25
“People … see the product, but they don’t understand all that goes into it. What we want to do is show piracy affects real people...
- By Lucas Shaw on April 17, 2014 @ 10:30 am
The PGA will hand the awards out in June
In case you missed it, Universal shook up the top ranks of its film studio, “Sons of Anarchy” stirred up some controversy and Jimmy Kimmel...
- By Todd Cunningham on August 29, 2013 @ 9:14 am
Dinesh D'Souza urges moviegoers to help his "America" — due in theaters on the Fourth of July next year — send a message to Hollywood's...
- By Steve Pond on July 31, 2013 @ 3:07 pm
Newly elected president Cheryl Boone Isaacs says she supports the super-sizing of the Academy — but doesn't envision new Oscar categories
- By Steve Pond on July 30, 2013 @ 6:52 pm
Public relations exec also becomes only the third woman to serve as head of AMPAS
- By Todd Cunningham on July 11, 2013 @ 6:30 am
Disney, Warner Bros. and Paramount sign off on plan — which should head off some awards season disputes
- By Steve Pond on June 24, 2013 @ 7:09 pm
Sources say the AMPAS governors may look at a system that hides the names of committee members even from the people who voted them in
- By Steve Pond on May 12, 2013 @ 12:42 pm
In letter to Academy, Gerald Molen blamed Michael Moore for his film's not getting an Oscar nomination
- By TheWrap Staff on May 12, 2013 @ 12:32 pm
Documentary filmmakers are supposed to be devoted to the truth, but Gerald Molen appears to have entered a realm of pure fantasy. Molen, the producer...
- By Steve Pond on May 5, 2013 @ 3:27 pm
Voting figures released by AMPAS reveal that two-thirds of the voters opted not to use the new online voting
- By Steve Pond on May 4, 2013 @ 4:04 pm
Academy wins praise for its first all-members meeting, but tensions flare during foreign-language discussion
Announcement of new rules also includes the unprecedented revelation that 90 percent of the Academy voted for this year's Oscars
A new invitation to the May 4 "Future of Our Academy" meeting supplies more details on the unprecedented event
- By Steve Pond on January 14, 2013 @ 2:14 am
Academy announces plans to send screeners in three categories that used to require attendance at special screenings, says transition to online voting increased participation
Craig Zadan and Neil Meron say their first priority is to find a host — and their Oscar show won't necessarily have lots of music
- By Steve Pond on August 23, 2012 @ 10:11 am
Film, television and theater producers are hired by AMPAS president Hawk Koch to supervise the 85th Oscar show
- By Steve Pond on August 2, 2012 @ 6:52 pm
Before leaving office, Academy president Tom Sherak spoke to Lorne Michaels and Jimmy Fallon about the Oscars show; now it's up to new prez Hawk...
On his first morning as AMPAS president, Hawk Koch talks about the Oscar show, his plans for his single term and his rock 'n' roll...
Producer Hawk Koch follows in his father Howard Koch's footsteps, is elected president of the Motion Picture Academy
- By Steve Pond on July 31, 2012 @ 11:52 am
As the AMPAS election to choose Tom Sherak's successor nears, top candidates appear to be Hawk Koch, Rob Friedman and Cheryl Boone Isaacs
- By Steve Pond on July 17, 2012 @ 6:42 pm
With Tom Sherak no longer eligible to remain Academy president, a number of contenders have surfaced — some quietly, some less so