“Forgotten Hollywood” 2016 Governor’s Awards Announced…

Posted on September 1, 2016 by raideoman1 | No Comments

Manny P. here…

Anne Coates 1   Actor Jackie Chan, film editor Anne V. Coates, casting director Lynn Stalmaster, and documentarian Frederick Wiseman are getting honorary Academy Awards. The film academy announced the four industry veterans will receive Oscar statuettes at the annual Governors Awards ceremony in November.    ANNE V. COATES —->

   Chan has starred in and produced dozens of films, dazzling with his stunts and martial arts. Coates won an Academy Award for her editing work on Lawrence of Arabia. She received four other Oscar nominations during her career, working with such directors as Sidney Lumet, Richard Attenborough, and Steven Soderbergh.

   Stalmaster has been casting since the mid-1950s. His credits include I Want to Live!, Judgement at Nuremberg, The Fortune Cookie, In the Heat of the Night, The GraduateDeliveranceFiddler on the Roof, Harold and Maude, Silver Streak, SupermanBeing There, and Tootsie. Wiseman started making documentaries in 1967. His most recent was last year’s In Jackson Heights, about a community in Queens, New York, considered one of the most culturally diverse in the United States.

   Honorary Oscars recognize lifetime achievement and exceptional contributions to film. The eighth annual Governors Awards will be presented at a private dinner ceremony on November. 12th at the Hollywood & Highland Center. While the event is generally not televised, clips may be included in the 2017 Academy Awards telecast on February. 26th.

Until next time>                               “never forget”

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