Academy going ahead with Oscar plans

BEVERLY HILLS , Calif., Jan. 11 (UPI) -- Despite the cancellation of the Golden Globes gala due to the Writers Guild of America strike, plans are still being made for the Academy Awards ceremony.

'Walk the Line,' 'Geisha' win ADG Awards

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Feb. 12 (UPI) -- "Walk the Line" and "Memoirs of a Geisha" took top production design awards from the Art Directors Guild Sunday night in Beverly Hills, Calif.

Analysis: Watershed year for Oscars show?

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 23 (UPI) -- Producers of Sunday's Academy Awards telecast expect the show will offer something of a break from the past with risk-taking comedian Chris Rock as host and an array of state-of-the art graphics embedded in the set design, but the main attraction of the O
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Bergen, Hamill triumph in 'Six Lessons'

WASHINGTON, Nov. 10 (UPI) -- Veteran thespians Polly Bergen and Mark Hamill are doing a welcome star turn together on Broadway in "Six Dance Lessons in Six Weeks," a new play by Richard Alf

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.
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Cathy's World: Sitcom Sets

LOS ANGELES, July 24 (UPI) -- Few organizations are as obsessed with the meaning of money than the production design departments of television sitcoms.

Roy Christopher (Born Roy Christopher Usery, 1970) is an American writer and media theorist. From 1997 to 2007 he ran the widely acclaimed new science and new media website frontwheeldrive.com. His books include the interview anthology Follow for Now (Well-Red Bear, 2007) and the essay collection Sound Unbound with DJ Spooky (The MIT Press, 2008). He is currently working on a book about technological mediation.

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