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.
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.
Music or visual effects: all categories in which Germans have been honored with an Oscar. We take a look back to films such as “The Lion King,” “Independence Day,” and “Serengeti Shall Not Die.”
In 1929, Emil Jannings became the first German to win an Oscar for Best Actor in a Leading Role. Luise Rainer won twice as Best Lead Actress. Decades later, Maximilian Schell and Christoph Waltz earned their own Oscars.
Looking good on the red carpet takes center stage at the Oscars. From best actress nominee Emma Stone's golden Givenchy gown to 8-year-old Sunny Pawar's dapper black and white tuxedo, stars pulled all the stops in 2017.
The German comedy ‘Toni Erdmann’, by director Maren Ade, was THE surprise success of 2016. The film, which focuses on a father-daughter relationship, is now nominated for an Oscar in the Foreign Language Film category.
No African-Americans were nominated for an Oscar in 2016. This year, 18 individuals from minority groups are in the running. Here's how the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has tried to tackle its race row.
No African-Americans were nominated for an Oscar in 2016. This year, 18 minorities are in the running. Here's how the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has tried to tackle its race row.
The animated film ‘My Life as a Zucchini’ is a quizzical and touching story of an orphan boy. The Swiss stop-motion feature is nominated for an Academy Award – facing strong competition from Disney.
At the age of 26, Britain's Dev Patel is up for an Oscar. His performance as Saroo in the film "Lion" earned him a nomination in the best supporting actor category.
British actor Dev Patel: what are his chances for an Oscar? Plus: the new album from Austrian band Bilderbuch. And the "1927" group combines animation, projectrions and music to make for a new type of Opera productions
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