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2012-02-17 05:00:00

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Feb. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Oscar® telecast producers Brian Grazer and Don Mischer have invited Cirque du Soleil to present a wholly unique and exclusive performance for the 84th Academy Awards, it was announced today. The one-time-only event will feature the largest Cirque cast ever assembled for a single act. The performance will be accompanied by music by Academy Award®-nominated composer Danny Elfman, who scored the music for Cirque du Soleil's...

2012-02-16 04:55:00

HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Feb. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The incomparable team of Steven Spielberg and Peter Jackson brings the world-renowned stories of Herge to life in the rollicking and wildly imaginative THE ADVENTURES OF TINTIN, bursting onto Blu-ray 3D, Blu-ray and DVD (all with UltraViolet(TM)), On Demand and for Digital Download on March 13, 2012 from Paramount Home Media Distribution. Winner of the 2012 Golden Globe for Best Animated Feature Film, THE ADVENTURES OF TINTIN has been called...

2012-02-03 02:30:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The founders of the now infamous Academy were a motley crew as individuals, but when they first converged in Hollywood, then just a small town with dirt roads, sparks flew and fueled a common dream: to bring artistic validity to their beloved new medium. Today, movies are so ingrained in our culture it is hard to imagine a time when former cowpunchers, prospectors, vaudevillians, even junk dealers made up the rules as they went along....

2012-02-01 12:00:00

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Feb. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- PwC celebrates its 78th( )year leading the Oscars® balloting process on behalf of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (the Academy). PwC balloting leaders Brad Oltmanns and Rick Rosas will again oversee the tabulation and will be the only two people in the world who will know the identity of the Oscar® winners before the 84th Academy Awards live telecast on ABC at 4 p.m. PT (7 p.m. ET) on Sunday, February 26, 2012....

2012-01-23 06:30:00

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- IMAX Corporation (NYSE: IMAX; TSX: IMX), MacGillivray Freeman Films, and Warner Bros. Pictures today announced that two-time Academy Award® winner Meryl Streep will narrate To The Arctic 3D. The film will be released exclusively to select IMAX® theatres starting April 20, 2012. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120123/NY39520-a ) (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120123/NY39520-b ) (Logo:...

2012-01-20 08:00:00

On World Happy Day, February 11, 2012, premiere screenings of HAPPY, the latest film from Academy Award® nominated director Roko Belic (Genghis Blues), will be held around the globe. People worldwide will unite in venues ranging from large public theaters to community centers, private homes, churches, schools and more. Los Angeles (PRWEB) January 20, 2012 On World Happy Day, February 11, 2012, premiere screenings of HAPPY, the latest film from Academy Award® nominated director Roko...

2011-12-25 08:00:00

MOVIE TRIVIA APPS Launches the Movie Awards Trivia App, an Exciting Imaged Packed Academy Award Winning Movie Trivia Films Quiz for iPad and iPhone where players virtually escape into breathtaking scenes form Academy Award Winning movies, testing their knowledge and solving puzzles along the way. The Movie Awards Trivia App is priced at $2.99 for both the iPhone and iPad and can be downloaded from the iTunes App Store. Further information is available at http://movieawardstrivia.com/ NY, NY...

2011-11-04 20:02:00

SAVANNAH, Ga., Nov. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Academy Award, Golden Globe and Emmy Award-winning writer/director Oliver Stone ("Platoon," "Wall Street") was honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award at the 14th annual Savannah Film Festival on Thursday, Nov. 3. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click: http://multivu.prnewswire.com/mnr/scad/48514/ (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20111104/MM00210) Hosted by the Savannah College of Art and...

2011-11-04 07:30:00

SAVANNAH, Ga., Nov. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The 14th annual Savannah Film Festival presented Academy Award-nominated, Golden Globe-nominated, Emmy Award-winning actress Lily Tomlin ("9 to 5," "All of Me") with a Lifetime Achievement Award on Wednesday, Nov. 2. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click: http://multivu.prnewswire.com/mnr/scad/48513/ (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20111104/MM99386 ) "Thank you all so much, I'm delighted to be a...

2011-09-30 10:00:00

HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Sept. 30, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For a 15th consecutive year, the Hollywood Film Festival and Hollywood Film Awards continues their mandate of bridging the gap between emerging filmmakers and the film industry, as well as recognizing excellence in established Hollywood, both in front of and behind the camera. In addition to celebrating accomplishments on screen, the Hollywood Film Awards established the "Hollywood Gives Back" program to expand and continue...