Caleb Deschanel & Randal Kleiser Join Academy's Science and Technology Council

Caleb Deschanel. Craig Barron, Lisa Zeno Churgin, Caleb Deschanel (above), Randal Kleiser and Alex McDowell have accepted invitations to join the Science and Technology Council of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. The information below is from the Academy's press release: Lisa Zeno Churgin, an Academy Award-nominated editor for The Cider House Rules, has edited more than 20 features, including Reality Bites, Gattaca, […]

Vanessa Redgrave & Son Carlo Gabriel Nero + Niece Jemma Redgrave & Ken Russell

Vanessa Redgrave, son Carlo Gabriel Nero and niece Jemma Redgrave: Revisiting 'The Charge of the Light Brigade.' Jemma Redgrave, Vanessa Redgrave and son Carlo Gabriel Nero: 'The Charge of the Light Brigade' Academy screening Best Supporting Actress Academy Award winner Vanessa Redgrave, son Carlo Gabriel Nero, and niece Jemma Redgrave are pictured above prior to a special screening of The Charge of the Light Brigade. […]

Caleb Deschanel, Allen Daviau: Academy's 'Behind the Motion Picture Canvas' Presentation

Pictured above are (left to right): host and council member Rob Hummel, Oscar-nominated cinematographer Stephen Burum (The Untouchables, Mission Impossible), Oscar-nominated cinematographer Allen Daviau (

Student Academy Awards: Caleb Deschanel, Jason Reitman Among Presenters

'Simulacra.' 'Simulacra,' 'On the Line' among Student Academy Award winners The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' 35th Annual Student Academy Awards ceremony was held earlier this evening, June 7, '08, at the Academy's Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills. (See further below images from the Student Academy Awards ceremony.) The winners were: Honorary Foreign Film On the Line (Auf der Strecke), Reto Caffi. […]

'Mean Girls' Quotes Earn Surprising WGA Nomination + 'Christ' Up for ASC Award

Mean Girls with Lindsay Lohan, Rachel McAdams, Amanda Seyfried, and Lacey Chabert. Written by Tina Fey – partly from Rosalind Wiseman's self-help book Queen Bees and Wannabes – the Mark Waters-directed teen comedy Mean Girls was a surprise WGA Award nominee. In all, a total of 193 movies were eligible for this year's awards; not among them were Finding Neverland, The Sea Inside, and A Very Long Engagement. Mean Girls, by […]