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Anne V. Coates

Sunday, Nov. 13, 2016

After accepting the first Academy Award ever given for casting, 88-year-old Lynn Stalmaster spontaneously danced onstage with Jeff Bridges.

Bridges called Stalmaster "the master caster, man," as he presented the casting director with an honorary Oscar on Saturday at the film academy's...

Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2016

Film editor Anne V. Coates didn’t know much about erotic bondage before working on “Fifty Shades of Grey,” but even at nearly 90 years old, she felt the film should be sexier.

“I fought strongly to get it more sexy,” Coates said in her enthusiastic lilt during a recent interview. “I had...

Thursday, Sep. 1, 2016

Actor Jackie Chan, film editor Anne V. Coates, casting director Lynn Stalmaster and documentarian Frederick Wiseman are getting honorary Academy Awards.

The film academy announced Thursday that the four industry veterans will receive Oscar statuettes at the annual Governors Awards...