2015 Oscar Winners

Here are the winners of the Oscar from the 87th Academy Awards by category: PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE: J.K. Simmons (Whiplash)   ACHIEVEMENT IN COSTUME DESIGN: Milena Canonero  (The Grand Budapest Hotel)   ACHIEVEMENT IN MAKEUP AND HAIRSTYLING: Frances Hannon and Mark Coulier  (The Grand Budapest Hotel)   BEST FOREIGN LANGUAGE … Continue reading »

AIFF Preps for Movies’ Biggest Night

  ASHLAND, Ore., — Not only is the Oscars the biggest night in Hollywood, it is also the biggest night for AIFF’s fundraising efforts. The Ashland Independent Film Festival holds its Oscar Gala each year. It includes a red carpet, appetizers, drinks, and of course the entire Academy Awards on giant screens. AIFF showed two … Continue reading »

Social Media Blasts Oscar Nominations

LOS ANGELES — Following yesterday’s Oscar announcements, social media is blowing up with responses to the lack of diversity among those nominated. Five deserving performances were recognized with best actor nominations for this year’s Oscars; same for best actress and both supporting categories. However, there isn’t anyone of color in the lineup. That makes this … Continue reading »

Out & About – AIFF Oscar Gala

ASHLAND, Ore. — The Ashland Independent Film Festival (AIFF) is rolling out the red carpet on Sunday afternoon to celebrate Hollywood’s biggest night. Film lovers are gathering at the historic Ashland Armory for the annual AIFF Oscar Gala. The Oscar Awards broadcast will be projected on two 30 foot screens. Dinner, dessert, wine, a signature … Continue reading »