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 […]

Apr 232017
 
The Academy Welcomes Interns

THE ACADEMY WILL LAUNCH ‘ACADEMY GOLD’ TALENT DEVELOPMENT AND INCLUSION PROGRAM THIS SUMMER Sixteen Entertainment Industry Partners Participate in Pilot Year In June, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will launch Academy Gold, a new entertainment industry-wide summer internship and mentoring program that will expand opportunities for students and young professionals from underrepresented […]

Apr 182017
 
The Academy Hosts Public Screenings

The Academy to Screen “Interstellar” in 70mm With Christopher Nolan Public Screenings in Conjunction with 2017 Film Librarians Conference and International Federation of Film Archives (FIAF) The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today announced special public programing, from April 26-May 1, in conjunction with the 2017 Film Librarians Conference – Documenting Cinema: Film […]

Feb 272017
 
2017 Oscars Highs AND Lows

The 89th Oscars® took place at the Dolby® Theatre in Hollywood, CA on Sunday, February 26, 2017. The Academy Awards, the greatest annual film industry’s event, are an extravaganza of entertainment, celebrities, fashion and social trends every year. The Oscars are always perfectly organized and flawless. This year, was a bit different. For once, we’ve […]

Feb 252017
 
Sara Bareilles To Deliver "In Memoriam" Performance At 2017 Oscars

SARA BAREILLES TO DELIVER “IN MEMORIAM” PERFORMANCE DURING THE 89th OSCARS® MORE THAN 200 TO BE RECOGNIZED IN OSCAR.COM MEMORIAM GALLERY   Grammy® and Tony® nominated singer and songwriter Sara Bareilles will deliver a special “In Memoriam” performance during the 89th Oscars® ceremony, show producers Michael De Luca and Jennifer Todd announced. Hosted by Jimmy […]

Feb 252017
 
2017 Oscars Presenters All-Star Lineup

  JENNIFER ANISTON, JASON BATEMAN, WARREN BEATTY, SOFIA BOUTELLA, MATT DAMON, FAYE DUNAWAY, MICHAEL J. FOX, RYAN GOSLING, SALMA HAYEK, TARAJI P. HENSON, DEV PATEL, SETH ROGEN, OCTAVIA SPENCER, MERYL STREEP AND VINCE VAUGHN ANNOUNCED AS FINAL SLATE OF 89TH OSCARS® PRESENTERS   Oscar® producers Michael De Luca and Jennifer Todd announced the final slate […]