Tagged: Academy Awards

And the nominees are…

The nominations for the 82nd Academy Awards are in!  BU’s Paul Schneider, Chairman of the College of Communication Department of Film & Television and a member of the Directors Guild of America, shares his predictions for who may be going home with a statue on March 7th: “The Academy seems to have achieved one of […]

Golden Globes a hint at Oscars?

The George Clooney-led serio-comedy “Up in the Air” led the Golden Globe nominations, but will that translate into Academy Award noms later this season?  Hard to tell, says Film & TV Department Chairman Paul Schneider, though he expects considerable overlap. “‘Invictus’ did not get a picture nomination but Clint Eastwood did – so that is […]

Oscar’s widened hug

The out-of-the-blue announcement that the number of nominees for “best picture” Academy Awards will double to 10 caught the industry off guard.  College of Communication Professor William Linsman, who directs the BU in Los Angeles program, can discuss the possible meaning of Oscar’s widened embrace. Contact William Linsman, 323-571-4535, linsman@bu.edu