Capping off a career that may or may not actually be over, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts And Sciences has announced that it will give legendary Japanese animator Hayao Miyazaki an Honorary Award at the Governor’s Awards this year. Show More Summary
Off DJ MLK’s upcoming Clubs Studios Airports mixtape. Previously: T.I. – Paperwork: The Motion Picture (Album Artwork)
Ms. O'Hara will receive an honorory Oscar and Mr. Belafonte will receive a humanitarian award at the motion picture academy's Governors Awards.
Oscar organizers announced Thursday they will give a prestigious humanitarian award to US actor-producer-singer Harry Belafonte, whose work as an activist has helped shed light on racism and inequality. The Academy of Motion PictureShow More Summary
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Harry Belafonte and Maureen O'Hara are among those who will be honored by the motion picture academy's board of governors.
Funded by the studios and lousy with hypocrisy, the Motion Picture Association of America's rating system routinely leads to head-scratchers that defy logic and, in their small way, promulgate our image as a bloodthirsty yet prudish nation — crazy for violence, nervous when it comes to...
Good movies make you forget that what you're seeing isn't real and that somebody had to make it. Great movies make you excited to find out how they make it. The best movies take a bunch of pictures when the cameras aren't rolling and then put them online so we can all marvel at how cool they are. Dorkly's got a gallery of those pictures—why not check 'em out?
American singer and actor Harry Belafonte, French screenwriter Jean-Claude Carriere, Japanese animated film director Hayao Miyazaki and Irish actress Maureen O'Hara will be honored with Governors Awards, the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences said on Thursday. Show More Summary
The Board of Governors of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences said Thursday that it would present Harry Belafonte with the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award and give honorary Oscars to Jean-Claude Carriere, Hayao Miyazaki and Maureen O'Hara.
The Board of Governors of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences voted Tuesday night (August 26) to present Honorary Awards to Jean-Claude Carriere, Hayao Miyazaki and Maureen O'Hara, and the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award to Harry Belafonte. Show More Summary
The Board of Governors of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences voted Tuesday night to present Honorary Awards to Jean-Claude Carrière, Hayao Miyazaki and Maureen O'Hara, and the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award to Harry Belafonte. Show More Summary
Cinema screens are huge, which is odd, because the eye can only focus on a small portion of what's in front of it at any one time. That's what prompted the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences to team up with eye-tracking firm Tobii and...
Paperwork: The Motion Picture—featuring the hit singles, “About Your Money” with Young Thug, “No Mediocre” with Iggy Azalea” and the new single, “New National Anthem” with Skylar Grey—arrives October 21. Paperwork will feature guestShow More Summary
No sooner than the end of Emmy season last night than the six-month-long Oscar season begins in earnest this week with the Fall festival trifecta of Venice, Telluride and then next week, Toronto. And tonight the motion picture Academy's...Show More Summary
Oscar and Annie winning animator, John Canemaker, will be at the Motion Picture Academy on September 13th hosting a not-to-be-missed presentation, that examines some of the art form’s most remarkable early achievements. “Animation Masters: John Canemaker Celebrates Winsor McCay and Walt Disney” will feature rare footage and art. The presentation will be in three parts: [...]
At a recent event hosted by the Motion Picture Academy of Arts and Sciences, neuroscientists and cognitive psychologists got together with film makers to discuss what both groups have learned---the scientists through painstaking experiments and analysis, and the film makers by intuition and experience---about the mechanisms of attention and perception.
This article appears courtesy of David Meeker and the Library of Congress. Learn more about Jazz on Screen. Overview of Jazz on the Screen By David Meeker The cultural, sociological and technical histories of jazz and motion pictures have run in parallel, sometimes intersecting, lines ever since bot...
The rank and file has voted overwhelmingly to approve the new, three-year contracts covering theatrical, primetime and basic cable TV production. The balloting was 92%-8%. The deal with the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers...Show More Summary
Sometimes you don't need striking imagery to make a great music video. You just need David Bowie and the camera of a documentarist like D. A. Pennebaker, who filmed Ziggy Stardust: The Motion Picture. This scene in particular is one of the best medleys in the history of rock 'n' roll. Read more...
The all-powerful Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA), the organization that gives films their ratings, has granted the upcoming Love Is Strange starring John Lithgow and Alfred Molina an ‘R’ rating, despite it containing no sex, violence or drug use. The film follows the story of an elderly gay couple of 40 years as their relationship is put to the […]