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Will Smith Banned from Oscars for Ten Years

Will Smith has been banned from the Oscars for ten years after the American actor slapped comedian Chris Rock on stage at the awards show in late March. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences announced the 10-year ban...

Greek Giant Mikis Theodorakis Featured in Oscars Memoriam 2022

Mikis Theodorakis, the greatest Greek composer in history, whose music has touched generations was featured in In the Memoriam video that was screened in the Oscars ceremony on Sunday. The In Memoriam segment is one of the Oscars’ most cherished...

Oscar Winner Will Smith Hits Chris Rock on Stage

Will Smith hit Chris Rock in the face on stage at the Oscars on Sunday evening after the comic made a joke about the actor's wife, Jada Pinkett Smith. Referring to Pinkett Smith's shaved hairdo caused by alopecia, an autoimmune...

Greeks Nominated for Oscars Go as Far Back as 1935

Greeks and the Oscars are no strangers to each other. The first Greek who has been nominated for an Academy Award was Hermes Pan (or Ermis Panagiotopoulos) who was a nominee for choreography for "Top Hat", with Fred Astaire...

Nikos Kalaitzidis: The Greek Oscar Nominee for Visual Effects

Greek-American Oscar nominee Nikos Kalaitzidis could win big at the 2022 awards show in the visual effects category later this month. The 94th annual Oscars will be held on March 27, and Kalaitzidis is up for an award in the...

2022 Oscar Nominations Announced

The nominations for the Oscars, which will be the 94th iteration of the annual event, were announced on Tuesday morning. Actors Leslie Jordan and Tracee Ellis Ross hosted the announcement, which was live streamed across the social media platforms of...

Greek Oscar Submission “Digger” To Be Distributed By Strand Releasing

Strand Releasing picked up Georgis Grigorakis's film "Digger" for U.S. distribution on Thursday. The film, which is Grigorakis's first feature-length movie, is also Greece's official submission for Best International Film at the 94th Academy Awards. "Digger" tells the story of...

Greek Oscar Winners Over the Decades: Academy Awards

Five Greek Oscar winners have existed throughout the glamorous history of the Academy Awards. At the Oscars, five Greeks have laid hold of the gold-plated statuette, including Katina Paxinou (1944), Manos Hadjidakis (1961), Vassilis Photopoulos (1965), Vangelis Papathanassiou (1982)...

The Complete List of Oscar Nominations for 2021

Nominations for 93rd Academy Awards were announced showing that is the most diverse Oscars ever, with many women nominees

What Will The 2021 Oscars Be Like?

In these challenging times, the 2021 Oscars will have to be produced differently than ever before. However, an award-winning team has come together to help put up the 93rd Academy Awards. This team includes Oscar-winning filmmaker Steven Soderbergh, Oscar-nominated producer...