Love movies, do ya? Well then ya gotta love the Oscars! In prep for the Academy Awards on Sunday, are you seeking out and watching the nominated films? Well, how about some different kind of prep this year to add depth to your Oscar experience this year… 1. Read the Oscar-nominated screenplays. You can […]
Bring on the Oscar Parties!
Planning an Oscar party? Oh yeah! Here are a couple of ideas to get you started. Start with the dress code to set the tone. DRESS CODE FOR GUESTS: Black tie (fun!) Creative black tie (more fun!) Dress as your favourite movie character from a movie that won an Oscar (wacky!) THE RED CARPET & […]
What Do These Films Have in Common? The Answer!
Did you get it? Interesting answers came in from a variety of sources. The answer is: Best Writing Nominations at the Oscars Mr. Deeds Goes To Town (1936, Robert Riskin) The Maltese Falcon (1941, John Huston) Love Story (1970, Erich Segal) Away From Her (2007, Sarah Polley) Das Boot (1982, Wolfgang Petersen) American Graffiti (1973, […]
3 Things I Learned About Filmmaking from… Highland Dance Competitions
We each take many paths in life and learn from all that’s around us. Learn something on one area of life and cross over to another. Here are three nuggets that crossover for me between Highland Dance competitions and filmmaking: 1. “Dance Beautifully” Does Not Necessarily Mean “Dance Standard” The closer you dance in a […]
Film Awards Calendar
With the Oscars upon us, we appear to be in the heart of award season. How about a step back to an annual look at film awards? Mid-January Hollywood Film Press Awards (Golden Globes) – USA Producers Guild of America Awards – USA Late January Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Awards – USA Australian Academy of […]
The ABC’s of Oscar (Wordsearch)
Thinking about all the Oscar pools getting underway… how about some wordsearch fun instead? Here are just some of the “ABC” films that have won Oscars over the years: If you find the secret message within, do share it! All the nominees deserve it! Cheers & a good awards day to you! Deb