Asghar Farhadi, the Iranian director of The Salesman, and Syrian cinematographer Khaled Khateeb, who contributed to The White Helmets, did not attend the awards ceremony due to the executive order. ... More »
When Donald Trump issued his executive order banning travel to the U.S. for residents of seven Muslim-majority countries, Iranian director Asghar Farhadi announced he would be skipping the Oscars to protest the president’s exclusionary policies. When his film The Salesman won the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film tonight, ... More »
Iranian director Asghar Farhadi won his second Academy Award on Sunday night for his film “The Salesman,” but another took the stage to accept his Oscar. Following President Donald Trump’s executive order blocking millions of peopleShow More Summary
Wayne Lapierre, executive director of the NRA. pulled no punches in a fiery speech yesterday, painting anti-Donald Trump protesters as violent extremists and compared their disruptions to terrorism during a speech to the Conservative...Show More Summary
African-Americans got only 4% of the below-the-line jobs created during the first phase of California's film tax incentives program, and women only got 29% of those jobs, according Amy Lemisch, executive director of the California Film Commission. Show More Summary
LONDON, Feb 24 (Reuters) - McLaren will enjoy a bigger budget this season but a long-awaited title sponsor for the Formula One team will have to wait until 2018, newly-appointed executive director Zak Brown said on Friday.
'Training Day' director Antoine Fuqua is an executive producer on the pilot. read more
Laverne Cox has always used her celebrity platform to be a voice for the transgender community, and she isn't stopping anytime soon. The actress appeared on MSNBC's Hardball on Thursday, joining Mara Keisling, executive director ofShow More Summary
STUMPED. Should Laverne Cox use the men’s room? “On last night’s episode of MSNBC’s Hardball, Weber appeared (via satellite) alongside two trans women: activist/actress/icon Laverne Cox and Mara Keisling, executive director of the… Read The post Beyoncé, Gavin Grimm, Russian Flags, CPAC, Moonlight, Mariah Carey, Steve Bannon: HOT LINKS appeared first on Towleroad.
The executive director of the Diversity Coalition for Trump, Bruce Levell, was just speaking to MSNBC from CPAC when he had a bit of a verbal hiccup. Levell was talking about how Trump is different than presidents before him, when Levell seemed to accidentally queue up Donald Trump’s “grab her by the pssy” line. You’ll recall, […]
The annual Conservative Political Action Conference began in earnest Thursday with a baffling speech by Dan Schneider, executive director of the American Conservative Union, who denounced the alt-right as “a sinister organization that...Show More Summary
Fornessa T. Randal has been appointed executive director of the Asian Health Coalition, a nonprofit advocacy group, as well as the University of Chicago's Center for Asian Health Equity.
The animated feature “Rock Dog” arrives one week after the release of another prominent Chinese-American co-production, the fantasy adventure “The Great Wall.” Director Ash Brannon brings Pixar and Sony bona fides (he co-directed “Toy Story 2” and directed “Surf’s Up”) to this adaptation of rocker...
Todd Howard, executive producer and game director at Bethesda Game Studios, has made games like The Elder Scrolls and Fallout for decades, and tonight he was honored as the 22nd inductee into the Hall of Fame at the game industry’s equivalent of the Academy Awards. Howard was honored by his peers in the Academy of […]
Vice President Mike Pence was given the "Charlton Heston Courage Under Fire Award" on Thursday night at CPAC by NRA Executive Director Chris Cox....
In a letter to President Donald Trump’s director of the National Economic Council, Gary Cohn, a trade group chaired by executives like JP Morgan Chase & Co. chief executive Jamie Dimon and Lockheed Martin CEO Marillyn Hewson asked the administration to consider or reconsider 16 federal...
Two former executives at the Vatican bank were handed four-month suspended prison sentences on Thursday over their role in dubious transactions dating from 2010. Paolo Cipriani, the former director general of the bank formally knownShow More Summary
The Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) has begun! Scroll down to read coverage from Reason writers in attendance. Alt-right leader Richard Spencer was ejected from attending CPAC. The executive director of CPAC called Spencer...Show More Summary
I’m a huge fan of Joan Garry’s blog and podcast. I consider the “Dear Abby” of the nonprofit world, dispensing practical and brilliant advice to nonprofits with her wonderful sense of humor. Joan has been an executive director, board member, donor, and volunteer – so she brings to her consulting and educator practice so much perspective and wisdom. … Read More
While other states have returned to pre-recession arts funding, Georgia has been left in the dust. Currently, we are ranked 48th in the United States, with a per capita expenditure of $0.10, which in comparison to the rest of the states is abysmal, as seen in Louis Corrigan’s article about the state of arts funding, published earlier today.