Oct 032016
 
William Friedkin At The 45th anniversary of The French Connection

THE ACADEMY NABS WILLIAM FRIEDKIN FOR 45TH ANNIVERSARY OF “THE FRENCH CONNECTION”   The Academy celebrates the 45th anniversary of the 1971 Best Picture winner, “The French Connection,” on Friday, October 7, at 7:30 p.m. at the Academy’s Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills. Immediately after the screening, Oscar®-winning screenwriter Chris McQuarrie will host an […]

Sep 232016
 
2016 STUDENT ACADEMY AWARDS® WINNERS

MEDALISTS UNVEILED AT 2016 STUDENT ACADEMY AWARDS® The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences tonight honored 17 student winners from colleges and universities around the world at the 43rd Student Academy Awards® ceremony, held at the Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills. The Gold, Silver and Bronze Medal awards were announced and presented by […]

Sep 192016
 
Star Presenters At 2016 Student Academy Awards®

JOEL EDGERTON, LUCY LIU, DAISY RIDLEY AND PARKER SAWYERS TO PRESENT AT 2016 STUDENT ACADEMY AWARDS®   Actors Joel Edgerton, Lucy Liu, Daisy Ridley and Parker Sawyers will be presenters at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ 43rd Student Academy Awards® on Thursday, September 22, at 7:30 p.m. at the Samuel Goldwyn Theater […]

Sep 172016
 
Twelve Finalists For Nicholl Fellowships in Screenwriting

ACADEMY REVEALS NICHOLL SCREENWRITING SHORTLIST Winners to be announced in late September Eleven individual screenwriters and one writing team have been shortlisted for the 2016 Academy Nicholl Fellowships in Screenwriting. The Academy Nicholl Fellowships Committee will meet later this month to select up to five winners to receive year-long fellowships. A total of 6,915 scripts […]

Sep 082016
 
ABC TO BROADCAST THE OSCARS® THROUGH 2028

ABC SIGNS EXPANSIVE NEW AGREEMENT TO BROADCAST THE OSCARS®, HOLLYWOOD’S BIGGEST ENTERTAINMENT CEREMONY, THROUGH 2028 ABC and the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced today that they have expanded their agreement for eight more years, in which the Network will remain home to the Oscars®, Hollywood’s biggest entertainment ceremony of the year, through […]

Sep 072016
 
2016 STUDENT ACADEMY AWARD® WINNERS

ACADEMY REVEALS 2016 STUDENT ACADEMY AWARD® WINNERS ALL WINNING FILMS NOW ELIGIBLE FOR 2016 OSCARS®   The Academy has voted 17 students as winners of the 43rd Student Academy Awards® competition. The Academy received a record number of entries this year – 1,749 films from 286 domestic and 95 international colleges and universities – which […]

Aug 242016
 
THE ACADEMY’S 2016 FILM SCHOLARS GRANT RECIPIENTS

Dr. Donna Kornhaber and Dr. Ellen Christine Scott have been named 2016 Academy Film Scholars by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. Their respective book projects focus on female screenwriters in the early years of American cinema and the representation of slavery in Classical Hollywood films. The Academy’s Educational Grants Committee will award […]

Jul 252016
 
MUSIC OF MOVIES

THE ACADEMY CELEBRATES THE MUSIC OF MOVIES Special screenings of “Purple Rain” and “King of Jazz,” plus the return of The Black Movie Soundtrack at the Hollywood Bowl The Academy will highlight the art of film music with three programs in August: the West Coast restoration premiere of “King of Jazz,” a tribute screening of […]

Jul 232016
 
THE ACADEMY NAMES 2016–17 BOARD OF GOVERNORS

Runoff election required for Film Editors Branch The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today announced its newly elected 2016–17 Board of Governors. A runoff election is required for the Film Editors Branch. “I’m honored and privileged to welcome the Academy’s new Board,” said Academy President Cheryl Boone Isaacs. “I thank our members for […]

Jul 082016
 
SUBMISSION DEADLINES FOR 2016 OSCARS®

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today published its list of upcoming submission deadlines for 89th Academy Awards® consideration. Submissions for individual categories and the General Entry/Official Screen Credits (OSC) form are due by 5 p.m. PT on the following dates: Scientific and Technical Awards Wednesday, July 13 Documentary Short Subject Thursday, September […]

Jul 022016
 
The Academy: CAMPAIGN REGULATIONS UPDATED FOR NEW AWARDS SEASON

AWARDS RULES APPROVED FOR 89TH OSCARS® CAMPAIGN REGULATIONS UPDATED FOR NEW AWARDS SEASON The Academy’s Board of Governors approved Oscars® rules and campaign regulations for the 89th Academy Awards® at their most recent Board meeting (Tuesday night, 6/28). The most significant changes affect the Los Angeles qualifying run required in most categories, and the New […]

Jun 302016
 
Important Dates For 89th OSCARS®

The Academy and the ABC Television Network announced key dates for the 89th Oscars®. The Academy Awards® presentation will air live on ABC on Oscar® Sunday, February 26, 2017. Academy key dates for the 2016 Awards season are: Saturday, November 12, 2016 Governors Awards Thursday, January 5, 2017 Nominations voting opens Friday, January 13, 2017 […]