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.
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.
Golden Palms, an Oscar, Golden Globes, European and German film awards - few directors have been honored for their work as widely as Michael Haneke. The Austrian filmmaker, now 75, is a living legend.
The two accountants that mixed up the envelopes at the Oscars, resulting in the show's most embarrassing moment, won't be invited back. The Academy also apologized for a photo mix-up in its "In Memoriam" section.
It was an unprecedented fiasco: "La La Land" was mistakenly awarded the best picture Oscar before "Moonlight" was revealed as the real winner. And Trump sees himself at the center of the blunder.
The Swedish make-up and hairstyling artists Eva von Bahr and Love Larson are nominated for an Academy Award for their work on the film "A Man Called Ove", which is also up for an Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film.
Oscar hopefuls dressed to impress at the 89th Academy Awards in Los Angeles. Who stole the show on the red carpet?
"…and the Oscar goes to…" This special edition of KINO looks back at the German-language winners of the world’s most important film prize.
In 1980 "The Tin Drum" was the first German movie to win a Best Foreign Language Film Oscar, followed by “Nowhere in Africa” and “The Lives of Others.” Michael Haneke and Stefan Ruzowitzky have won Oscars too.
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