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Spike Lee Set To Receive Governors Award Legendary filmmaker Spike Lee is set to receive one of the most prestigious awards of his career! Via Good Black News: Spike Lee, Gena Rowlands and Debbie Reynolds will be honored Nov.
Some may say that Spike Lee should have received an Oscar years ago, but it looks as though the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is trying to make it up to the legendary filmmaker.
Spike Lee was surprised to learn that he was being honored by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences - a group he hadn't been afraid to criticize in the past for its lack of diversity.
When I talked to Cheryl Boone Issacs earlier today she was excited about the list of the latest Oscar winners of the 7th Annual Governors Awards that the Academy Of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences announced this morning. The AcademyShow More Summary
Even when they finally give him a Academy Award, the people at the Academy Of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences want to make sure Spike Lee doesn’t get anywhere near the podium on Oscar night. The Wrap reports that Spike Lee and GenaShow More Summary
The Board of Governors of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has voted to present its honorary Governors Awards to outspoken filmmaker Spike Lee and veteran independent film actress Gena Rowlands and to present the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award to versatile show biz veteran Debbie...
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences just unveiled its honorees for the 2015 Governors Awards, with Spike Lee and Gena Rowlands landing the annual honorary Oscars and Debbie Reynolds getting the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award. Show More Summary
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has voted 15 students as winners of the 42nd Student Academy Awards competition. The 15 winners were chosen from a field of 33 finalists, whittled down from a record number of entries — 1,686 films from 282 domestic and 93 international colleges and universities, according to the Academy. Show More Summary
A screenwriter from L.A. who participated in a recent Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences fellowship competition was told that her screenplay could be better off as a porn. Read more...
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has hired Lorenza Muñoz as its Managing Director, Membership and Awards. She will oversee the activities and initiatives involving the organization's nearly 7,000 filmmakers and artists, including global membership outreach and engagement events and Academy Awards submissions, rules and voting. Show More Summary
Cheryl Boone Isaacs has been reelected president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences President Cheryl Boone Isaacs ran unopposed in this year’s Board of Governors elections held tonight, meaning she was elected unanimously to serve a third term. AMPAS presidents can serve four...Show More Summary
Jason Segel suits up for The Academy Of Motion Picture Arts And Sciences screening of his new movie The End of the Tour held at United Artists East Hampton Cinema on Sunday (August 2) in East Hampton, N.Y. The 35-year-old actor recently praised his co-star Jesse Eisenberg. “Jesse is a superior intellect,” Jason told USA [...]
Given the guy's talent, it's only a matter of time before the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences decide to reward Jake Gyllenhaal with his very own Oscar - we're just waiting to see what that feature winds up being. It's entirely...Show More Summary
Two months ago, I was contentedly leading my life as a singleton consultant down in Los Angeles. I’d managed to get to work for some pretty cool companies – Amgen, CarsDirect.com, the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences (the Oscars folks), NBC, International Lease Finance Corp. Show More Summary
This year, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences admitted a record 322 members, which should boost them over the 7,000-member mark. Academy president, Cheryl Boone Isaacs and CEO Dawn Hudson have both made diversifying the organization a priority, and this is certainly a step in the right direction. Show More Summary
The 1970s were the heyday of martial arts motion pictures. Movies were pouring out of Hong Kong, each one more bombastic than the next. Movies like Enter the Dragon, Game of Death and the Five Deadly Venoms featured graphic fight scenes and minority heroes fighting against the white establishment. Show More Summary
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced the results of annual elections to its board of governors.
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced its newly elected board of governors Friday, a group that reflects the slowly changing demographics of the organization.