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Cinematographers honor Gil Cates

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 20 (UPI) -- The American Society of Cinematographers has selected filmmaker Gilbert Cates to receive its Board of Governors Award, The Hollywood Reporter said Wednesday.

Chris Rock to host Oscars

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Oct. 14 (UPI) -- Chris Rock will be the host of the 77th Academy Awards telecast, producer Gil Cates announced Thursday.

Gil Cates will produce 77th Oscars show

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Oct. 11 (UPI) -- Gil Cates will produce the telecast for the 77th Annual Academy Awards in Los Angeles, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences said Monday.

Analysis: DGA deal to keep Hollywood busy

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 24 (UPI) -- The new three-year contract agreement between directors and producers not only reduces the likelihood of an entertainment industry strike in 2005, it also suggests that Hollywood may have found a way to resolve a difficult issue of contention -- how best
PAT NASON, UPI Hollywood Reporter

Film academy re-elects Pierson president

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Aug. 12 (UPI) -- Oscar-winning producer-director-writer Frank Pierson has been re-elected as president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

Hollywood Analysis: A filmmaker's chutzpah

LOS ANGELES, March 24 (UPI) -- Michael Moore's anti-war, anti-Bush tirade was one of the more watchable moments at the 75th Academy Awards -- but whether it changed minds is another question.
PAT NASON, UPI Hollywood Reporter

Analysis: War is 75th Oscars' backdrop

LOS ANGELES, March 24 (UPI) -- The Academy Awards celebrated its 75th anniversary in Los Angeles Sunday, but the ceremony was largely preoccupied with controversy over a U.S.-led war in Iraq.
PAT NASON, UPI Hollywood Reporter

Analysis: Oscars walking a fine line

LOS ANGELES, March 20 (UPI) -- Instead of walking the traditional red carpet, celebrities will be walking a fine line Sunday at the 75th Anniversary Academy Awards in Hollywood.
PAT NASON, UPI Hollywood Reporter

Entertainment Today: Showbiz News

The Academy Awards is set go on Sunday, but if the United States is at war the show will reflect the seriousness of the occasion.
KAREN BUTLER, United Press International

Academy cancels red carpet Oscar arrivals

LOS ANGELES, March 18 (UPI) -- The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced in Beverly Hills, Calif., Tuesday that the Academy Awards will go on Sunday without a red carpet arrival line.
PAT NASON, UPI Hollywood Reporter

Academy cancels red carpet Oscar arrivals

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., March 18 (UPI) --

Hollywood Digest

PUNDITS LIKE 'CHICAGO'
PAT NASON, UPI Hollywood Reporter

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U2 WILL PERFORM ON OSCARS TELECAST
PAT NASON, UPI Hollywood Reporter

Feature: Setting Oscar's 'diamond'

LOS ANGELES, March 13 (UPI) -- Don't expect the set for the 75th Academy Awards telecast to be dripping with diamonds -- that's too obvious a choice for production designer Roy Christopher.
PAT NASON, UPI Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Digest

HBO has told the cast and crew of "The Sopranos" that production on the show's fifth season is on hold because of a contract battle with James Gandolfini.
PAT NASON, UPI Hollywood Reporter

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What's happening in Hollywood.
PAT NASON, UPI Hollywood Reporter

Entertainment Today: Showbiz News

The musicians' strike that darkened Broadway for four days ended Tuesday when the players' union settled a contract dispute with show producers.
KAREN BUTLER, United Press International

Rock News: Music's high and low notes

"A Midsummer Night's Rave" debuted Sunday night at the South By Southwest Film Festival in Austin, Texas. The film is a modern adaptation of William Shakespeare's play "A Midsummer Night's Dream" set in a rave two years in the future.
JOHN SWENSON, United Press International

Hollywood Digest

Once again, the Hollywood awards season is lucrative for pirates, who have flooded the market with copies of studio "screeners" issued to promote Oscar campaigns.
PAT NASON, UPI Hollywood Reporter

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What's happening in Hollywood.
PAT NASON, UPI Hollywood Reporter

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HONORS FOR MERYL STREEP
PAT NASON, UPI Hollywood Reporter

Feature: Gil Cates' Oscar milestone

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 20 (UPI) -- Gilbert Cates, who has produced more Oscar telecasts than anyone else, extends his record to 11 Academy Awards shows with the upcoming 75th anniversary edition.
PAT NASON, UPI Hollywood Reporter

Entertainment Today: Showbiz News

Actor and accused wife-killer Robert Blake finally got what he wanted Monday when he gave a jailhouse interview to ABC's Barbara Walters.
KAREN BUTLER, United Press International

Hollywood Digest

FILMMAKERS BRINGING IT BACK HOME TO HOLLYWOOD
PAT NASON, UPI Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Digest

What's happening in Hollywood.
PAT NASON, UPI Hollywood Reporter
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