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Former Academy President Frank Pierson Dead At 87

Frank Pierson, the Oscar-winning former president of the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences, has died, aged 87.An acclaimed writer and filmmaker, Pierson was nominated twice for Best Adapted Screenplay; he won the Oscar...

Hanks Made Academy Vice President

TOM HANKS has been named the new vice president of America's Academy Of Motion Picture Arts And Sciences - the body which awards the Oscars. The SAVING PRIVATE RYAN star has been nominated for...

Stunt Community Angered By Oscar Decision

Hollywood's stunt community has been left fuming after ACADEMY AWARDS bosses decided not to introduce an OSCAR category to recognise their work. Following a protest outside the Academy Awards headquarters in Los Angeles earlier...

Olympics Delay 2006 Oscars

The ACADEMY OF MOTION PICTURE ARTS AND SCIENCES has been forced to reschedule the 2006 OSCAR awards to avoid clashing with the WINTER OLYMPICS. The prestigious movie event was due to take place on...

Oscar Chiefs Expel 'Pirate' Caridi

Actor CARMINE CARIDI has become the first person in the history of the ACADEMY OF MOTION PICTURES, ARTS AND SCIENCES to be expelled - over claims he pirated screener copies of OSCAR contenders. The...

Crackdown On Oscar Campaigns

ACADEMY AWARDS chiefs have vowed to cut down on aggressive campaigning by film distributors. FRANK PIERSON, president of the ACADEMY OF MOTION PICTURE ARTS AND SCIENCES - which gives out the OSCARS...

Oscars Still On . Just

OSCARS bosses insist the show will go on tonight (23MAR03) - despite the war with Iraq. The ACADEMY AWARDS organisers staged another press conference on Friday (21MAR03) at the home of the 75th OSCARS,...

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