2020 Oscar nominations show the Academy has an issue with diversity

2020 Oscar nominations show the Academy has an issue with diversity

Oscar Statue at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences on February 23, 2019 in Beverly Hills, California. Rodin Eckenroth Four years after it introduced major changes to its voting and recruitment rules, the organization behind the Academy Awards still has a diversity problem. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences in 2016 … Read more…

Academy Proves Again Oscars Don't Represent Cinema's Greatest Achievements

Academy Proves Again Oscars Don’t Represent Cinema’s Greatest Achievements

First things first — the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences never gave a Best Director Oscar to Alfred Hitchcock or Mira Nair (yet), and movies that didn’t “win” Best Picture include Do the Right Thing, Citizen Kane, The Tree of Life, 2001: A Space Odyssey, Daughters of the Dust, Stories We Tell, Jean … Read more…

Google teams up with AirAsia to launch new tech academy

Google teams up with AirAsia to launch new tech academy

As digital disruption continues to weigh heavy on future job security, Southeast Asian airline AirAsia has teamed up Google to launch a new tech academy to reskill employees. The first of its kind “AirAsia Google Cloud Academy” will be managed by AirAsia’s venture arm, RedBeat Ventures, and will offer courses including digital marketing, software engineering … Read more…

CS Soapbox: Which Golden Globe Winners Won

Which Golden Globe Winners Won’t Score With The Academy?

CS Soapbox: Which Golden Globe Winners Won’t Score With The Academy? The 77th Golden Globes happened this past Sunday and next week the 92nd Academy Award (AKA the Oscars) nominations will be announced. The aforementioned awards ceremonies are two of the most recognizable ones in entertainment; therefore, people often associate them with one another. The … Read more…

Miya's former academy Kampala Junior Team target USh1 billion through fundraiser

Miya’s former academy Kampala Junior Team target USh1 billion through fundraiser

The money is expected to help secure their own training ground and accommodation for the over 400 children at the club Kampala Junior Team (KJT) are targeting to raise USh1 billion in order to build their own homes for disadvantaged children in the city. KJT have been in operation for the last 16 years as … Read more…