Feb 22, 2013 Participant Media made its name with thought-provoking films like "An Inconvenient Truth," "Fast Food Nation" and "Waiting for Superman." This weekend, the company is part of the team nominated for an Oscar for "Lincoln." Has the firm changed its vision over the years?
Feb 19, 2013 Kraft dusts off its famous ad for the Oscars in a nostalgic attempt to cut the mustard.
Feb 1, 2013 A look at the studio strategy behind releasing an Oscar-worthy film...and why you're stuck watching "Hansel & Gretel" this month.
Stacey Vanek Smith
Jan 15, 2015 The Oscar nominations kick into gear spending on everything from catering to car services, boosting the economy of Los Angeles and beyond.
Jan 9, 2013 Why do Hall of Fame inductees, Oscar winners, and Nobel laureates outlive their peers?
Jan 1, 2013 Motion picture academy gives voters more time to navigate new electronic system.
Kate Archer Kent
Jan 15, 2015 Like most states, Louisiana wants to capture some of Hollywood's production business. An Oscar-nominated film from Shreveport may provide the ticket.
Feb 23, 2012 It has been reported that actor Sacha Baron Cohen hopes to attend this year's Oscar ceremony dressed in character. Event organizers are so keen on the idea.
Feb 10, 2012 This weekend the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, the folks behind the Academy Awards, will hand out the technical Oscars. They may not be as glamorous as the other Oscars, but they're every bit as important to movie making.
Nov 24, 2011 As I was scrolling through my Facebook news feed this week, I noticed that a large chunk of my college friends had joined a new group -- "Charlie...