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Michael Shamberg Loses Bid to Force Academy to Vote on His Oscars Proposals

Michael Shamberg, the Oscar-nominated producer of Erin Brockovich, Contagion and Django Unchained, has lost his bid to force the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences to vote on his proposal to overhaul the organization’s social media approach. L.A. Judge H. Jay Ford III found on Tuesday that the Academy correctly interpreted its rules when […]

Film Academy Defends Changing Proposal Rules Amid Michael Shamberg’s Oscars Suit

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences argues that the changes to its rules that were made after a prominent producer sued the organization over its refusal to hold a board vote on a proposal were aimed only to reinforce and provide clarity to the existing policy. The Academy is moving for L.A. Superior […]

How a Fight Over Social Media Between an Oscar-Nominated Producer and the Film Academy Wound Up in Court

The 'Big Chill' and 'Erin Brokovich' producer filed a civil action in LA County Superior Court alleging that the organization violated its bylaws by failing to vote on a proposal he made before the board in January.

Liam Neeson Thriller Denied Park Shooting Permit Over Indigenous Character Portrayal

'Hard Powder,' financed by StudioCanal, will not shoot in Banff National Park after the federal government rejected how an First Nations character is portrayed.

MIPTV: FremantleMedia’s Cecile Frot-Coutaz and Electus’ Ben Silverman Among Medal of Honor Recipients

The conference also adds a drama program and 'Modern Family' co-creator Steven Levitan will give a keynote speech and masterclass.

Benedict Cumberbatch Designs ‘Sherlock’-Themed Paddington Bear

Peter Capaldi, Kate Moss and David Beckham have also designed their own characters as U.K. release of 'Paddington' nears

Hong Kong Action Star Donnie Yen to Star in English-Language ‘Noodle Man’ (Exclusive)

Michael Shamberg, whose credits include 'Django Unchained' and 'Get Shorty,' is producing the action feature

‘Erin Brockovich’ Producer Michael Shamberg to Get Zurich Honor

The two-time Oscar nominee advises BuzzFeed on its new motion picture division

Producer Michael Shamberg Wants to “Invent the Future” With BuzzFeed Motion Pictures

The 'Pulp Fiction' producer says "opportunity and risk go hand-in-hand"

Producer Michael Shamberg Joins BuzzFeed Motion Pictures

The "Pulp Fiction" and "Django Unchained" producer will act as an adviser