Oscars: Wrap-Up

When I first started writing this blog in the fall, I mentioned that the thing most people dislike about the Academy Awards is how it seems like the winners are decided long before the ceremony actually happens. Back then there were multiple films that...
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Oscar Check In: Three Weeks To Go

The finish line is in sight. The Golden Globes and the Screen Actor’s Guild Awards are behind us and the Academy Awards will take place in just a couple of weeks on February 26th. They announced their nominations earlier this month and, I am proud to...
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Oscar Predictions: Best Picture

It has been exciting to have a year where no clear frontrunner has presented itself in the Oscar race. Birth of a Nation went down in a blaze of controversy and bad reviews. La La Land, often considered the frontrunner, failed to receive a SAG nomination...
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Oscar Predictions: Best Director

The best director race has been one of the more surprising categories to watch. Two of the frontrunners are relative newcomers and some directing veterans have had a harder time building momentum. After the last couple of years of Oscars, it’s good...
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Oscar Predictions: Best Actor and Actress

The announcement of SAG and Golden Globe nominations has given this year’s Oscar race a shake up. Movies that seemed guaranteed to be nominated were shut out while some smaller indie films released earlier this year got some unexpected love. While the...
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Oscar Predictions: Best Supporting Categories

The complaint I hear most often regarding The Academy Awards is that, months before the ceremony, the winners seem to be locked in. It’s no fun to watch a race when you already know the outcome. This is not one of those years. The awards race started...
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Summer Film Camps Announced

LIGHTS! CAMERA! ACTION! Now what…? Want to be the next great filmmaker, but don’t exactly know where to start? Light House Studio is now accepting students for our 2015 summer film camps. Whether you are interested in directing, acting, editing,...
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Better Than Baghdad sweeps film festivals

The New York Festivals International Television & Film Awards announced yesterday: their Grand Jury selected Light House’s film Better Than Bagdad as winner of their Bronze World Medal!  This is the third-highest honor at the festival.  You...
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