Main News Archive for Aug 2009
Academy introduces preferential voting for Best Picture
Aug 31, 2009 – First time system has been used since 1945’s ceremony.
Academy celebrates The Rose’s 30th
Aug 29, 2009 – Bette Midler and Mark Rydell to participate in panel.
HFPA teams with Time Warner to help LACMA
Aug 26, 2009 – Partnership commits $150,000 to keep films rolling.
Ryan Jenkins found dead in B.C. hotel
Aug 24, 2009 – Reality TV actor wanted for murder of estranged wife Jasmine Fiore.
Bruce Cohen to produce Academy’s Governors Awards Gala
Aug 20, 2009 – Inaugural event to honor Thalberg, Hersholt and honorary recipients.
TIFF announces their guest list
Aug 20, 2009 – A cavalcade of actors and directors to descend on Toronto.
Third time’s a charm for Wright and Penn
Aug 19, 2009 – Robin and Sean agree to property division in divorce.
Tom Sherak elected president of Academy
Aug 18, 2009 – Has served seven years on the AMPAS Board of Governors.
HFPA Grants $1,249,000 to 29 Film Schools and Non-Profit Organizations
Aug 11, 2009 – Hollywood Foreign Press Association’s philanthopy helps support a variety of programs.
John Hughes dies of heart attack
Aug 06, 2009 – Writer-director was 59.