Nov 092017
 
Competing For 2017 Foreign Language Film Oscar

92 COUNTRIES IN COMPETITION FOR 2017 FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM OSCAR®   A record 92 countries have submitted films for consideration in the Foreign Language Film category for the 90th Academy Awards®. Haiti, Honduras, Lao People’s Democratic Republic, Mozambique, Senegal and Syria are first-time entrants. The 2017 submissions are: Afghanistan, “A Letter to the President,” Roya […]

Oct 272017
 
Zoey Deutch, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Rodrigo Santoro and Vince Vaughn In Person

  ZOEY DEUTCH, GUGU MBATHA-RAW, RODRIGO SANTORO AND VINCE VAUGHN TO PERFORM AT ACADEMY NICHOLL FELLOWSHIPS LIVE READ   Actors Zoey Deutch, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Rodrigo Santoro and Vince Vaughn will perform a live reading of selected scenes from this year’s five winning scripts at the 2017 Academy Nicholl Fellowships in Screenwriting Awards Presentation & Live […]

Oct 252017
 
2017 Honorary Oscars For Hollywood Veterans

  THE ACADEMY TO HONOR CHARLES BURNETT, OWEN ROIZMAN, DONALD SUTHERLAND AND AGNÈS VARDA WITH OSCARS® AT 2017 GOVERNORS AWARDS   The Board of Governors of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences voted to present Honorary Awards to writer-director Charles Burnett, cinematographer Owen Roizman, actor Donald Sutherland and director Agnès Varda. The four […]

Sep 302017
 
David Rubin will return to produce the 9th Annual Governors Awards

  DAVID RUBIN RETURNS TO PRODUCE ACADEMY’S 2017 GOVERNORS AWARDS   Casting director and producer David Rubin will return to produce the 9th Annual Governors Awards for the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, Academy President John Bailey announced. Honorary Awards will be presented to writer-director Charles Burnett, cinematographer Owen Roizman, actor Donald Sutherland […]

Sep 282017
 
Fifty Million Dollar Donation To The Academy Museum

  ACADEMY MUSEUM RECEIVES LANDMARK $50-MILLION GIFT FROM CHERYL AND HAIM SABAN RON MEYER TO LEAD NEWLY ESTABLISHED MUSEUM BOARD OF TRUSTEES Museum Leadership, Curatorial Staff, and Plans for Museum Experience Unveiled   On September 27th 2017 The Academy Museum of Motion Pictures announced a landmark donation of $50 million from philanthropists Cheryl and Haim […]

Aug 092017
 
Investigations Extend Oscar Submission Deadline

  11 SCIENTIFIC AND TECHNICAL AREAS UNDER INVESTIGATION FOR 2017 OSCARS®   The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced that 11 distinct scientific and technical investigations have been launched for the 2017 Oscars®. These investigations are made public so individuals and companies with devices or claims of innovation within these areas will have […]

Jul 162017
 
2017 FILM SCHOLARS GRANT RECIPIENTS

  THE ACADEMY ANNOUNCES 2017 FILM SCHOLARS GRANT RECIPIENTS   Dr. Ross Melnick and Dr. James Tweedie have been named 2017 Academy Film Scholars by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. Their respective book projects focus on Hollywood’s foreign ownership and operation of movie theaters and the history and theory of Hollywood production […]

Jul 052017
 
Academy Gold Program Underway

“ACADEMY GOLD” INTERNSHIP PROGRAM OFFERS EXCLUSIVE OPPORTUNITY TO LEARN FROM ACADEMY MEMBERS AND ENTERTAINMENT INDUSTRY PROFESSIONALS “Academy Gold” Adds Four Industry Partners; 20 to Participate in Pilot Year   The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is proud to announce commitments from four additional industry partners – Creative Artists Agency (CAA), Illumination Entertainment, Legendary […]

Jul 032017
 
The Academy Becomes Inclusive

  THE ACADEMY ELECTS 2017–2018 BOARD OF GOVERNORS   In response to the many voices calling for Oscars’ diversity, The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has recently made a historic – and praiseworthy – effort to improve its inclusiveness. In an unparalleled gesture, the Academy invited 774 new members from 57 countries making […]

Jun 112017
 
What’s In Store For The 90th Academy Awards

  THE 90th OSCARS® REUNITES HOST JIMMY KIMMEL AND PRODUCERS MICHAEL DE LUCA AND JENNIFER TODD FOR HOLLYWOOD’S MOST CELEBRATED EVENT OF THE YEAR   For a second consecutive year, late-night talk show favorite Jimmy Kimmel will return to host the Oscars® telecast and Michael De Luca and Jennifer Todd will produce, Academy President Cheryl […]

Jun 062017
 
A Tribute To Richard Donner

  THE ACADEMY CELEBRATES FILMMAKER RICHARD DONNER Tribute to include on-stage appearances by Donner and special guests Mel Gibson, Danny Glover, Rene Russo and many more The Academy will pay tribute to director-producer Richard Donner with an evening of personal anecdotes, film clips spanning his prolific career and special appearances by friends and colleagues on Wednesday, […]

Apr 242017
 
KEY DATES FOR 90TH OSCARS

  THE ACADEMY AND ABC ANNOUNCE KEY DATES FOR 90TH OSCARS® THE OSCARS AIRS LIVE SUNDAY, MARCH 4, 2018 ON THE ABC TELEVISION NETWORK OSCARS DATES SELECTED FOR 2019, 2020 AND 2021   The Academy and the ABC Television Network today announced key dates for the 90th Oscars®. The Academy Awards® presentation will air live […]