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BILL VAUGHAN’S TASTY CLIPS: Academy to give Charles Burnett honorary award

The Board of Governors of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will present an honorary award to writer-director Charles Burnett at the Governors Awards on Nov. 11 at the Ray Dolby Ballroom. The writer, director, producer, cinematographer and editor will be honored along with actor Donald Sutherland, cinematographer Owen Roizman and director Agnès Varda. Read More…

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Motion picture academy president to step down

HOLLYWOOD — Cheryl Boone Isaacs, the first black president of the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences, has decided to leave the Academy board and not seek re-election when her board term ends later this year. Boone Isaacs has been a member of the Academy’s Board of Governors for the better part of the Read More…