For the seventh consecutive year, the National Post has been named among the top five newspapers in the world by the Society for News Design. 364 more words
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IBBY Australia Inc is thrilled to announce that Australian nominees for the 2016 Hans Christian Andersen Awards are: URSULA DUBOSARSKY (WRITER) and BRONWYN BANCROFT (ILLUSTRATOR) 784 more words
"Academy leaders including President Tom Sherak and Chief Executive Dawn Hudson said they have been trying to diversify the membership but that change is difficult because the film industry is not very diverse, and slow because the academy has been limiting membership growth for the last decade. 'We absolutely recognize that we need to do a better job,' said writer-director Phil Alden Robinson, a longtime academy governor. But 'we start off with one hand tied behind our back.... If the industry as a whole is not doing a great job in opening up its ranks, it's very hard for us to diversify our membership.'"
Source: John Horn, Nicole Sperling and Doug Smith. “Unmasking the Academy Oscar Voters Overwhelmingly White, Male.” Los Angeles Times. February 19, 2012. http://www.latimes.com/entertainment/envelope/oscars/la-et-unmasking-oscar-academy-project-20120219-story.html.
Kevin Hart will be honored with the Comedic Genius Award at the 2015 MTV Movie Awards, the cabler announced Monday.
Hart, whose comedy “Get Hard” with Will Ferrell is currently in theaters, will be recognized for his “bold and irreverent comedic style that has captivated audiences from his movies and sitcoms, to stand-up specials, award show performances and in front of packed arenas of fans,” according to MTV. 167 more words