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Fraser Heston On The Oscars, His Letter To The Academy And Solving Hollywood's Diversity Crisis

Forbes - ‎49 minutes ago‎
This year's television ratings for the Oscars telecast reached a 7-year low, attracting just 34.3 million viewers. The awards dropped to a 23.4 rating among households in 56 of the top television markets in the U.S.
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Ludacris' Oscars Joke At The Billboard Music Awards Targeted #OscarsSoWhite Campaign

Romper - ‎May 22, 2016‎
When the 2016 Oscar nominees were announced in February, it didn't take long for the public to realize only white actors and actresses filled out the top acting categories (Best Actress, Best Actor, Best Supporting Actor and Best Supporting Actress ...
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Cannes Film Festival 2016 winners: Oscars next for 'I, Daniel Blake' and 'The Salesman'?

GoldDerby - ‎May 22, 2016‎
Ken Loach's “I, Daniel Blake” won the coveted Palme d'Or at this year's Cannes Film Festival and could well figure in this year's Oscar race. Since 1955, 37 winners of this top honor have amassed a total of 127 Academy Award nominations with 28 Oscar ...

The Oscars of world cinema - ‎May 22, 2016‎
Actress Sonia Braga poses on the red carpet as she arrives for the screening of the film Elle in competition at the 69th Cannes Film Festival.

Laser Gold: The Preferred Finish for the Oscars and NASA Spacecraft

PR Newswire (press release) - ‎22 hours ago‎
The space agency required and ultra-pure 24 karat gold to achieve the highest infrared reflectivity. At the same time the coating had to be rugged enough to permit physical cleaning.
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The first Oscars: what happened in 1929 - ‎May 16, 2016‎
The 2016 Oscars were watched by more than 37 million TV viewers in the US alone and there were 440,000 #Oscars tweets per-minute when Leonardo di Caprio won best actor.

Award show TV schedule 2016, 2017: MTV VMAs, Oscars, more

Newsday - ‎15 hours ago‎
Find out when and where to watch all the big ceremonies in 2016 and 2017, from the MTV Video Music Awards to the Primetime Emmys and more.
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Indian Films Competing For Oscars Could Get Upto 1 Crore From Government

NDTV - ‎May 23, 2016‎
An Indian film competing for Oscars may get around Rs 1 crore while those in contention for an award at Cannes or Venice may get around Rs 50 lakh, as the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting is planning to create a fund to support Indian ...

Tencent Wins Three "World Talent Development Oscars" at 2015 ATD Awards

PR Newswire (press release) - ‎22 hours ago‎
SHENZHEN, China, May 24, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Tencent Holdings Limited ("Tencent" or the "Company", SEHK: 00700), a leading provider of Internet value added services in China, achieved three significant wins at the annual Advancing the Talent ...
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Susan Sarandon: It's impossible to get an Oscar unless it's bought for you - ‎May 21, 2016‎
It is now impossible to get an Oscar nomination without someone buying it for you, Susan Sarandon has said, as she lashed out at 'ageist, racist' Academy system.

Oscars: Steven Spielberg Among Candidates in Academy's First Open Elections for Board (Exclusive)

Hollywood Reporter - ‎May 19, 2016‎
This group of 54 "directs the Academy's strategic vision, preserves the organization's financial health and assures the fulfillment of its mission," according to the Academy's website, and it also oversees efforts related to the Oscars and the Academy ...

Susan Sarandon: Oscar Campaigns Are Out of Control

Variety - ‎May 15, 2016‎
Sarandon's comments came at a Variety panel during the Cannes Film Festival. The actress, an Oscar-winner for 1995's “Dead Man Walking,” was joined by Geena Davis, who picked up a best supporting actress statue in 1988 for “The Accidental Tourist.

Oscars for Science! Genius Gala Honors Jack Horner, Kip Thorne

Live Science - ‎May 20, 2016‎ and Blue Origin founder Jeff Bezos was honored at the Genius Gala in 2015. Credit: Liberty Science Center. There will be glitz and glam at the fifth annual Genius Gala, not to mention selfie-taking drones and R2-D2s wandering around amidst a ...
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Susan Sarandon: Oscars 'Need Campaign Finance Reform'

Variety - ‎May 17, 2016‎
Susan Sarandon: Oscars 'Need Campaign Finance Reform'. Susan Sarandon thinks that Oscar campaigns have grown unwieldy and turned the Academy Awards into a case of haves and have nots.
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Billboard Music Awards Play the Race Card: “The Oscars of Music Except with Black Nominees” - ‎May 22, 2016‎
The Billboard Music Awards? Why, Ludacris says they're the “Oscars of music except with black nominees.” Oh yes, both shows air on ABC.
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Cannes 2016: 'Loving' earns raves and Oscar buzz for Ruth Negga & Joel Edgerton

GoldDerby - ‎May 16, 2016‎
The Oscars may not be so white next year. After “The Birth of a Nation” won raves and the Grand Jury Prize at the Sundance Film Festival earlier this year, another awards contender takes shape at Cannes: Jeff Nichols's “Loving,” which tells the true ...

Ploughing "Oscars" to be held near York

The Courier - ‎May 18, 2016‎
Teams are expected from 32 countries from as far afield as the USA, Canada, South Africa, Australia and New Zealand for the ploughing world's equivalent of the Oscars, and many will bring their own equipment. At stake are two titles, for conventional ...

Sweden gets ready for Prince Oscar's baptism

The - ‎May 17, 2016‎
On Tuesday Sweden's Royal Court released more information about the upcoming christening of Prince Oscar, who will officially get his name on May 27th, in a ceremony held at the Royal Chapel in Stockholm.
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'Trolls' and Justin Timberlake go trolling for Oscars

GoldDerby - ‎May 11, 2016‎
The first time Dreamworks Animation won the Oscar for Best Animated Feature was for a movie about grotesque figures in fairy tales - that ogre classic “Shrek.

Chinese Cartoon Movie on Way to Oscars 2017 - ‎May 11, 2016‎
A Chinese cartoon movie "Beautiful Forest" has made its way to the preliminary stage in the Best Animated Short Film category of the 2017 Academy Award.