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.
This has been a week of Hollywood acclaim for Fatih Akin and his thriller "In the Fade," as a Critics' Choice Award follows on the heels of his Golden Globe. Is an Oscar on the horizon, too?
His film "In the Fade," which confronts the horror of far-right extremist attacks in the mid-2000s, has won a Golden Globe and is nominated for an Oscar. Here's a look at German director Fatih Akin's work.
The Oscar-winning actress, criticized for repeatedly claiming that she didn't know anything about Weinstein's offenses, deflected the blame in a New York Times interview by asking to hear from other powerful women.
Oscar-winning Australian actress and anti-sexual harassment campaigner Cate Blanchett has been named head of the jury of the Cannes film festival this year.
A hero or a villain, a leader or a servant — the Oscar-winning actor Anthony Hopkins can do it all. As he turns 80, DW looks at ten most important roles of his career.
Premiering in the US on December 27, Fatih Akin's "In the Fade" is on the shortlist for the Academy Awards' best foreign language film — one out of nine films selected for the category.
Chinese artist Ai Weiwei first worked with his smartphone camera until he was joined by a German producer on his powerful refugee documentary. "Human Flow" is now among 15 contenders for Best Documentary at the Oscars.
This weekend, Berlin will once again become the capital of European film, hosting the 30th European Film Awards in roughly a dozen different categories. It's seen as Europe's counterpart to the Oscar.
Two German filmmakers can hope for an Academy Award in the animated shorts category: Jakob Schuh and Jan Lachauer's film "Revolting Rhymes" is among the 10 works that qualified to move forward in the voting process.
Detailing a battle for press freedom at the height of the Watergate scandal, Steven Spielberg's new movie "The Post" echoes loudly today. It's also a strong Oscar contender after picking up a best film of 2017 award.
Triumph after triumph — that's Inarritu's career in a nutshell. He was presented with a special award for his groundbreaking virtual reality experience movie "Carne y Arena."
Canadian actor Donald Sutherland received the honorary Oscar at Academy Awards for his life's work. It's surely compensation for never having been awarded an Oscar for his many stellar performances.
Donald Sutherland has one of Hollywood's most recognizable faces. The Canadian actor played in almost 180 films, some of them classics by now. High time for an honorary Oscar for his life's work.
It came as a big surprise: Agnes Varda of all directors received an Honorary Oscar in Los Angeles — a good opportunity for taking a closer look at her work.
"A Man and a Woman" made Claude Lelouch world-famous after he won the Palm d'Or. The French director is one of the most successful — and yet underrated — filmmakers of his generation.
Filmmaker Johannes Preuss has received a student Oscar for his film, "Galamsey," which was shot in Ghana and looks at the illegal gold trade there. DW met him to discuss how the country could "turn into a hell."
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