Main News Archive for Jan 2009

Makeup nominees partake in Oscar Week event

Jan 30, 2009 – Makeup Artist and Hairstylist Symposium highlights nominees.

Oscar shorts screen in LA

Jan 30, 2009 – Animated and Live Action Short Film nominees to screen at Samuel Goldwyn Theater.

Oscar’s the star of new Academy poster

Jan 29, 2009 – Commemorative poster is on sale to public.

Ballots mailed to Academy Voters

Jan 28, 2009 – Ceremony takes place on February 22nd.

Puck and Cecchetto added to Governors Ball team

Jan 26, 2009 – Veterans added to party team.

Cheryl Boone Isaacs to chair Governors Ball

Jan 26, 2009 – It’s her seventh year as chair.

Screen Actors Guild Awards honor Slumdog Millionaire

Jan 26, 2009 – Penn and Streep get top acting honors.

81st Academy Award nominees announced

Jan 22, 2009 – Benjamin Button leads with 13 nominations.

Gee Nicholl passes away

Jan 14, 2009 – Gee was a supporter of Academy Screenwriting program.

Nine foreign language films advance in Oscar race

Jan 13, 2009 – List will be reduced to five nominees.

Great night for Slumdog and Winslet

Jan 12, 2009 – Film takes four, actress gets two.

Four achievements to get Academy Sci-Tech Awards

Jan 08, 2009 – Awards will be presented presented at the Beverly Wilshire on Saturday, February 7, 2009.

Dark Knight wins big at People’s Choice Awards

Jan 08, 2009 – Dark Knight sweeps its categories.

Fans get chance to bid on SAG Award bleacher seats

Jan 08, 2009 – Auction will help community work of SAG Foundation.

52 cities partake in Oscar Night America

Jan 07, 2009 – Oscar viewing parties help charities nationwide.

Mark Kimball to get Academy’s Bonner Medal

Jan 07, 2009 – Honor pays tribute to high standards.

Makeup Oscar field narrows to seven

Jan 06, 2009 – Screenings will narrow field to three.

Ed Catmull to receive Gordon E. Sawyer Oscar

Jan 06, 2009 – Award recognizes technological contributions.

Visual Effects Oscar field narrows to seven

Jan 06, 2009 – Visual Effects Branch will narrow that to three nominees.

John Travolta’s son dies of seizure

Jan 02, 2009 – Jett Travolta was 16.