Oct 312016
 
10 DOC SHORTS ON OSCAR’S 2016 SHORTLIST

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today announced that the field of Documentary Short Subject contenders for the 89th Academy Awards® has been narrowed to 10 films, of which 5 will earn Oscar® nominations. Voters from the Academy’s Documentary Branch viewed this year’s 61 eligible entries and submitted their ballots to PricewaterhouseCoopers for […]

Oct 312016
 
Performing At Academy Nicholl Fellowships Live Read

John Cho, Cary Elwes, Aja Naomi King, Alia Shawkat to Preform at Academy Nicholl Fellowships Live Read 2016 presentation dedicated to actor Anton Yelchin Actors John Cho, Cary Elwes, Aja Naomi King and Alia Shawkat will perform a live reading of selected scenes from this year’s five winning scripts at the 2016 Academy Nicholl Fellowships […]

Oct 122016
 
85 COUNTRIES IN COMPETITION FOR 2016 FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM OSCAR

85 COUNTRIES IN COMPETITION FOR 2016 FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM OSCAR® 60th anniversary of the Foreign Language Film Category Eighty-five countries have submitted films for consideration in the Foreign Language Film category for the 89th Academy Awards®. Yemen is a first-time entrant. The 2016 submissions are: Albania, “Chromium,” Bujar Alimani, director; Algeria, “The Well,” Lotfi Bouchouchi, […]

Oct 052016
 
2016 “CAREERS IN FILM SUMMIT” IN LOS ANGELES AND LONDON

Events In Support Of “My Brother’s Keeper”and London Based “Into Film” Panel Discussions Live-Streamed on Oscars.org The Academy, in support of President Obama’s “My Brother’s Keeper” initiative, will present the second annual Careers in Film Summit on Saturday, October 8, at the Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills. The daylong event for high school and […]

Oct 052016
 
David Rubin Chosen To Produce Of Academy’s 2016 Governors Awards

DAVID RUBIN TO PRODUCE ACADEMY’S 2016 GOVERNORS AWARDS   Casting director and producer David Rubin will produce the 8th Annual Governors Awards for the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, Academy President Cheryl Boone Isaacs announced today. Honorary Awards will be presented to actor Jackie Chan, film editor Anne V. Coates, casting director Lynn […]

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 […]