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  • Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences - Mar. 2008 Events

    Just got this info via email.

    It's times like this that I really wish I lived in Los Angeles. These are some incredible film programs, and the prices are insanely low!

    • The Art of SoundThe Bourne Ultimatum
      (Karen Baker Landers and Per Hallberg)

      No Country for Old Men
      (Skip Lievsay)
      (Randy Thom and Michael Silvers)
      There Will Be Blood
      (Christopher Scarabosio and Matthew Wood)
      (Ethan Van der Ryn and Mike Hopkins)

      Sound Mixing
      The Bourne Ultimatum
      (Scott Millan, David Parker and Kirk Francis)
      Tickets are $3 for the general public.
    • The Academy Film Scholars Lecture featuring Thomas Doherty
      "Hollywood's Censor: Joseph I. Breen & The Production Code Administration"
      Cineaste and is the author of Cold War, Cool Medium: Television, McCarthyism, and American Culture; ; Projections of War: Hollywood, American Culture, and World War II; and Teenagers and Teenpics: The Juvenilization of American Movies in the 1950s.

      Established in 1999, the Academy Film Scholars program is designed to stimulate and support the creation of new and significant works of film scholarship about aesthetic, cultural, educational, historical, theoretical or scientific aspects of theatrical motion pictures.

      Monday, March 17, at 7:30 p.m.

      At the Linwood Dunn Theater.

      Admission is free, but tickets are required. Tickets available March 3.
    This will be very popular:
    • Putting Looney in the Toons
      A Double Centennial Tribute to Tex Avery and Michael Maltese
      You Ought to Be in Pictures, a 1940 Porky Pig short. After working with Avery and many other Warner directors, Maltese would go on to collaborate primarily with Chuck Jones, writing and storyboarding some of the most memorable Warner cartoons ever made, including , and One Froggy EveningTickets are $5 for the general public and $3 for students with a valid ID. Tickets available March 3.
    This looks interesting, and the price is just right, too:
    • Casting a Shadow: Creating the Alfred Hitchcock FilmAdmission is free.
    Another good exhibition at a great price:
    • Playing God: The Art and Artists of Matte PaintingAdmission is free.
    On the East Coast, there's this special screening that should be terrific:
    • Leave Her to Heaven - NYLeave Her to Heaven (1945)

      With special guest Darryl Hickman
      Hosted by Robert Osborne
      Leave Her to Heaven was recently restored by Twentieth Century Fox and the Academy Film Archive, with funding from the Film Foundation. After the screening, host Robert Osborne will engage special guest Darryl Hickman in an onstage discussion about his experiences on set and on location, working with a major movie star. 20th Century-Fox. 1945. 35mm. 110 minutes. Print courtesy of the Academy Film Archive.

      Monday, March 17, at 7:30 p.m.

      At the Academy Theater at Lighthouse International.

      Please call 1-888-778-7575 for ticket reservations.
    See the link for more programs (including the Ingmar Bergman tribute). I hope someone here is able to attend at least one of these!

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    Re: Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences - Mar. 2008 Events

    There is always something going on at the AMPAS headquarters, many of the exhibits are free as well.

    Plus Kate Mantellini is walking distance (@ Doheny & Wilshire), for a great meal and/or celebrity spotting.
    "If you don't know how to draw, you don't belong in this building" - John Lasseter 2006


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