Will BAFTA winners predict the Oscars? – Atlanta Journal Constitution

Atlanta Journal ConstitutionBEVERLY HILLS, CA – JANUARY 11: (L-R) BAFTA board member Sandro Monetti, actor Barkhad Abdi, and BAFTA board member Kara “KJ” Miller attend the BAFTA LA 2014 Awards … Read More

Top techs behind moviemaking get their star turn from Academy – Reuters

ReutersBEVERLY HILLS, California (Reuters) – From the inventors of the pneumatic car flipper to the software developers who replaced clay modeling with digital sculpture, dozens of behind-the-scenes cinematic innovators turned … Read More

“Alone Yet Not Alone”: The Academy Removes Oscars Original Song Nomination

Alone Yet Not Alone was nominated for “Original Song,” for the 86th Academy Awards, to be held in March. But, per an email just issued by Teni Melidonian of The … Read More

Tom Hanks, Emma Thompson duel in ‘Saving Mr. Banks’ – USA TODAY

USA TODAYBEVERLY HILLS — Call it unusual casting. No, not the choice of Tom Hanks, for the mustachioed Walt Disney. But the method. “I got the call from (Disney CEO) … Read More

Kirk & Uhura (Chris Pine, Zoe Saldana) To MC Academy Tech Awards

This is a great, tongue-in-cheek presentation note sent by the Academy Of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. Take a look at the press release for the Academy’s Scientific and Technical … Read More

The Academy’s E-Voting Problem: Oscar Nominations Voting Extends January 4

The Academy Of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has what could only be called a “Votergate” problem. First, the main news is that the Oscar Nominations Voting Period has been … Read More