The Race

The veteran distribution executive previously served one term on the board from 2014-2017. He ran for re-election in 2017, losing to David Linde. Dan Fellman, the veteran distribution executive, has been named as Bill Mechanic‘s replacement on the 54-person board of governors of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, becoming one of three individuals
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In resigning from the board of governors of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, Bill Mechanic, the former Fox studio chief, has penned a long list of serious problems that he charges the organization has failed to address. “We have failed,” he wrote in an April 12 letter to Academy president John Bailey
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Gabe Polsky follows his acclaimed feature documentary directorial debut ‘Red Army’ with a dynamic exploration of what separates our greatest athletes from all the rest. We’ve barely made it through the first quarter of 2018, but an early contender for the best documentary feature Oscar has emerged: Gabe Polsky‘s In Search of Greatness, a dynamic
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Jeffrey Katzenberg, Ron Meyer, Jim Gianopulos, Kevin Tsujihara, Jerry Bruckheimer, Brian Grazer, Pat Riley and Gary Barber were among the other notable figures in attendance. Hollywood’s elite turned out in force for the Simon Wiesenthal Center and Museum of Tolerance’s annual national tribute dinner on Thursday night — Jews and non-Jews alike — as the
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March 05, 2018 4:36pm PT by Scott Feinberg Kevin Winter/Getty Images The morning after the 90th edition of Hollywood’s highest-profile awards show, The Hollywood Reporter’s editorial director and awards columnist assess the ceremony, the results, the controversies and more. On the morning after the 90th Oscars, The Hollywood Reporter‘s editorial director Matthew Belloni and awards
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THR’s Scott Feinberg will moderate the Feb. 6 sit-down with Paul Thomas Anderson, Guillermo del Toro, Greta Gerwig, Christopher Nolan and Jordan Peele. The five filmmakers who were nominated earlier this month for the best director Oscar — Phantom Thread‘s Paul Thomas Anderson, The Shape of Water‘s Guillermo del Toro, Lady Bird‘s Greta Gerwig, Dunkirk‘s
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‘The Shape of Water’ Courtesy of Telluride Film Festival The listings below reflect how The Hollywood Reporter’s awards columnist Scott Feinberg believes the Oscar standings would look if voting ended today. They are formulated using a combination of personal impressions (from screenings), historical considerations (how other films with similar pedigrees have resonated), precursor awards (some
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THR’s Scott Feinberg will moderate the festival’s tribute to the ‘I, Tonya’ co-stars. Margot Robbie and Allison Janney, the stars of Craig Gillespie‘s acclaimed dramedy I, Tonya (on which Robbie also served as a producer), have been tapped to share the Outstanding Performer of the Year Award at the 2018 Santa Barbara International Film Festival,
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Additional changes affect the Motion Picture & Title Design, Sound, Makeup Artists/Hairstylists and Reality Programming peer groups. The already-sprawling Academy of Television Arts and Sciences has decided to take on a bunch of new members. According to an announcement Wednesday, the TV Academy’s board of governors recently voted to include in the organization’s membership personal
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The revered cinematographer Roger Deakins has been nominated 13 times for the best cinematography Oscar, but his name has never appeared on an Academy Awards ballot. And that, in turn, partially explains why he has never won an Oscar. Why has Deakins’ name never been on the ballot? How can that be? It all comes
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