November 10, 2010 |
For the first time in its history, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is presenting one of its coveted annual honorary awards to a film preservationist. Kevin Brownlow, the revered British film historian, documentarian, author and preservationist, was chosen by the academy's Board of Governors for his "wide and devoted chronicling of the cinematic parade. " FOR THE RECORD: Kevin Brownlow: A Nov. 10 Calendar article about Kevin Brownlow, who on Saturday will receive a Governors Award from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, said he was the first film preservationist to earn an honorary Oscar.
August 25, 2010 |
The film academy's Board of Governors voted Tuesday to present Francis Ford Coppola, director and producer of " The Godfather," among other films, with the Irving G. Thalberg Memorial Award. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced Wednesday morning that it will also present honorary awards to British film historian and preservationist Kevin Brownlow; French New Wave director Jean-Luc Godard, who made his feature directorial debut 50 years ago with "Breathless"; and veteran actor Eli Wallach, whose credits include "The Magnificent Seven" and "The Good, the Bad and the Ugly.
August 5, 2010
PBS executives are in active discussions with cash-strapped KCET-TV Channel 28 to keep the Los Angeles station a vibrant part of public television, PBS President Paula Kerger said Wednesday during the semiannual TV press tour in Beverly Hills. In town to tout her new slate of national programming, Kerger took a reporter's question about KCET's precarious financial situation, which was reported in The Times Wednesday. Station executives, hit hard by a drop in contributions and intense competition from other channels, are weighing leaving the PBS network and going independent, among other options.
March 1, 2010 |
Three major Oscar-contending movies -- "Avatar," "The Hurt Locker" and "The White Ribbon" -- were big winners over the weekend as the awards' season enters the final stretch. Christian Berger won the top feature film honor for "The White Ribbon" on Saturday evening at the 24th annual American Society of Cinematographers Outstanding Achievement Awards. The much-lauded German film, which is Oscar-nominated for best cinematography and foreign language film, was the only black-and-white film among the five nominees.
August 29, 2005 |
KCAL and KTTV Fox 11 led the pack Saturday night at the 57th Los Angeles Area Emmy Awards. Each station won nine statuettes at the ceremony presented by the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences at the academy's Leonard H. Goldenson Theatre in North Hollywood. KCAL's sister station, KCBS, won two top awards, including best daytime newscast for "CBS2 News" at 6 a.m. and best daily newscast under 35 minutes for "CBS2 News" at 11 p.m.
July 9, 2004 |
KMEX-TV Channel 34's public-affairs series "34 a Su Lado" (34 by Your Side) was named Thursday to receive the governor's award for broadcasting achievement at the annual Los Angeles Area Emmy Awards. Nominations for the local Emmys also were announced, with KTTV-TV Channel 11 capturing 24 to lead the pack of local outlets. It was followed by Fox Sports Net with 15, KCBS-TV Channel 2 with 13, KCAL-TV Channel 9 with 12 and KNBC-TV Channel 4 with 11. The winners will be announced Aug. 28.