Douglas Kirkland | ‘Out of Character’ Oscar Portrait Exhibition

Douglas Kirkland‘s ‘Out of Character’ exhibition -which features portraits of all 20 of this year’s acting nominees- will be open for viewing at The Academy from February 11th to March 18th. You can view the portraits in the Academy’s Grand Lobby Gallery at 8949 Wilshire Boulevard in Beverly Hills. ‘Out of Character’ will be open Tuesday to Friday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and weekends from noon to 6 p.m. Admission is free.  We hope to see you there!

Below is Douglas hard at work today, signing portraits before the installation goes up this afternoon. You can also check out the portraits and behind the scenes shots here!

A Star Shoots The Stars

The Academy Awards has selected legendary photographer Douglas Kirkland to shoot all portraits of this year’s acting nominees, the most prestigious job in all of Hollywood. We have been keeping a very tight seal on this one, but the press release is finally out!

Douglas shot these Oscar contenders in the two weeks between the Nominations Announcement (January 24) and the Nominees Luncheon (February 6). To see the highly anticipated series in its entirety, click the image below. Congratulations Douglas!!

Pat Molnar | Behind the Scenes in LA

Pat Molnar had an amazing shoot in LA last week with some great people from some great companies we can’t mention yet.  Check out some behind the scenes shots below, and stay tuned for more announcements!

Thank you very, very much to Dave, Allie, Ryan, Christina, Rita, Laura, Josh, Kim, John and David @ Gravy Productions, Greg, Ben, Drew, Bryan, Justin, Keith, Joe, Christina, Sam, Elizabeth, Greg, Danny D, Lucy, Gabby, Rusty and all of the talent and location folks.

Pat Molnar | Video Goes Viral!

Pat Molnar‘s explosive video – which we showed you last week – has now gotten over ONE MILLION views on YouTube! The video he directed for Moe’s Southwest Grill first went viral all over the web, on blogs such as CBS News and The Huffington Post, and now it’s hit the news network after being featured on ABC News! If you haven’t seen it yet, watch it below: