Academy Award - one of the world’s most prestigious film awards
An academy award, also known as an “Oscar,” is one of the most prestigious film prizes awarded by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) in over 30 categories.
Sam Shepard, the Oscar-nominated actor and Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright, has died from complications related to a neurological condition. He was 73.
With his Broadway debut, "The Terms of My Surrender," Oscar-winning filmmaker Michael Moore wants to trump the US President. His latest political battle is again waged with feel-good humor.
Veteran actor Martin Landau, whose versatile screen career stretched from the 1960s TV series "Mission: Impossible" to his Oscar-winning turn as Bela Lugosi in "Ed Wood," has died in Los Angeles.
Oscar winner Nicole Kidman has lived through dramatic high and low points to become one of the world's most outstanding film stars. The US-Australian actress celebrates her 50th birthday on June 20.
She is one of the busiest Hollywood stars. In 2003, US-Australian actress Nicole Kidman received an Oscar for a performance where she could hardly be recognized.
John G. Avildsen, the Oscar-winning director of "Rocky" and "The Karate Kid," has died of pancreatic cancer in Los Angeles. "Rocky" star Sylvester Stallone said he would be "forever indebted" to the filmmaker.
"Carne y Arena," the groundbreaking VR art project by Oscar-winning director Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu brings to life the fear and violence experienced by refugees crossing the border from Mexico to the US.
Hostels nowadays have much more to offer than bunk beds and bare rooms. One example is St. Petersburg's Soul Kitchen. Its design and atmosphere have twice won it a Hoscar, the hostel industry's answer to the Oscar.
KINO goes behind the scenes to see how German film composer Hans Zimmer created one of his most famous works. In 1995 Zimmer won the Oscar for best original score for "The Lion King". He's been nominated ten times.
What's Elaiza up to these days? Are No Angels still around? Who was Alex Swings Oscar Sings? How did Lena Meyer-Landrut rank in her second ESC performance? Get all the answers right here.
The first film in the Oscar-winning "Alien" saga fascinated global audiences in 1979. A new chapter in the sci-fi series is now set to hit theaters with "Alien: Covenant" - said to be the creepiest film yet.
KINO brings you an interview with German director extraordinaire Volker Schlöndorff at the Babelsberg Film Studio. He talks to us about his latest film 'Return to Montauck' and his commitment to political filmmaking.
German cinematographer Michael Ballhaus has died. Here is our special edition on the triple Oscar nominee and pioneer of the 360 degree tracking shot.
Oscar-winning filmmaker Laura Poitras’ long-awaited documentary film on controversial WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange will make its television debut in the United States.
When the wrong film was announced as best picture, it was the biggest fiasco in Oscar history. The Academy has now decided to continue working with the accounting firm responsible - but has banned phones backstage.
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