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17 student winners from colleges and universities around the world to be honored at the 44th Student Academy Awards®

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The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences tonight honored 17 student winners from colleges and universities around the world at the 44th 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 actors Amber Tamblyn and Andy Serkis, producer DeVon Franklin and director Jennifer Yuh Nelson. The 2017 Student Academy Award winners are: Alternative (Domestic Film Schools) Gold: &l...

A record: 92 countries are competing for The Foreign Language Film category

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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 Sadat, director; Albania, “Daybreak,” Gentian Koçi, director; Algeria, “Road to Istanbul,” Rachid Bouchareb, director; Ar...

The Academy will present its 3rd annual Careers in Film Summit on Saturday, October 14

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The Academy will present its 3rd annual Careers in Film Summit on Saturday, October 14, at the Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills. The day-long event will provide high school and college students the opportunity to learn about careers in the motion picture industry, as well as hear from Academy members, Oscar-winning and nominated filmmakers, and other industry professionals about the skills, education and hard work required to achieve success. The summit includes six panel discussions that...

The Winners of the 2017 Academy Nicholl Fellowships in Screenwriting competition

Four individuals and one writing team have been selected as winners of the 2017 Academy Nicholl Fellowships in Screenwriting competition.  The fellows will each receive a $35,000 prize, the first installment of which will be distributed at the Academy Nicholl Fellowships in Screenwriting Awards Presentation & Live Read on Thursday, November 2, at the Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills.  For the fifth consecutive year, an ensemble of actors will be reading selected scenes fro...

The Academy has voted 17 students as winners of the 44th Student Academy Awards® competition.

ALL WINNING FILMS NOW ELIGIBLE FOR OSCARS®      This year, the Student Academy Awards competition received a total of 1,587 entries from 267 domestic and 89 international colleges and universities – which were voted by a record number of Academy members.  The 2017 winners join the ranks of such past Student Academy Award winners as Patricia Cardoso, Pete Docter, Cary Fukunaga, John Lasseter, Spike Lee, Trey Parker and Robert Zemeckis. The winners are (...

John Bailey elected president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences

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John Bailey was elected president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Tuesday night (August 8) by the organization’s Board of Governors. Also elected to officer positions by the Board: Lois Burwell, First Vice President (chair, Awards and Events Committee) Kathleen Kennedy, Vice President (chair, Museum Committee) Michael Tronick, Vice President (chair, Preservation and History Committee) Nancy Utley, Vice President (chair, Education and Outreach C...

Honorary Awards to Charles Burnett, Owen Roizman, Donald Sutherland and Agnès Varda

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The Board of Governors of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences voted Tuesday night (September 5) to present Honorary Awards to writer-director Charles Burnett, cinematographer Owen Roizman, actor Donald Sutherland and director Agnès Varda.  The four Oscar® statuettes will be presented at the Academy’s 9th Annual Governors Awards on Saturday, November 11, at the Ray Dolby Ballroom at Hollywood & Highland Center®. "This year’s Governors Awards r...

‘Academy Gold’ Pilot Year

‘Academy Gold’ Adds Four Industry Partners; 20 to Participate in Pilot Year Program Kicks Off with Two-Day Orientation on June 15-16   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 Entertainment and Overbrook Entertainment – to participate in Academy Gold, a new entertainment industry-wide summer internship and mentor...

Academy Announces 2017-18 FilmCraft and FilmWatch Grant Recipients

 The Academy Foundation of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced today 44 recipients of its 2017 FilmCraft and FilmWatch grants. "This year, the grants will support non–profit organizations in 24 communities across the country, reach underserved high school students, support emerging and mid–career filmmakers of all ages, and will provide unique opportunities for enrichment and engagement with the cinematic community and its artists," said Buffy S...

Academy key dates for the 2017 Awards season are:...

Saturday, November 11, 2017 Governors Awards Friday, January 5, 2018 Nominations voting opens Friday, January 12, 2018 Nominations voting closes Tuesday, January 23, 2018 Oscar Nominations Announcement Monday, February 5, 2018 Oscar Nominees Luncheon Saturday, February 10, 2018 ...

Apologies from Price Waterhouse Coopers

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Here's the apology, official. But why is PWC still the accounting firm of record. Award Season''s 2017 wrong *wow finish* (Humphrey Bogart uses the wow finish line to Bergman in Casablanca.)...   STATEMENT FROM PRICEWATERHOUSECOOPERS   We sincerely apologize to "Moonlight," "La La Land," Warren Beatty, Faye Dunaway, and Oscar viewers for the error that was made during the award announcement for Best Picture. The presenters had mistakenly been gi...

Akward Moment at 2017 Oscars And the winner is ... opps, sorry about that!

by Oscar Deleon. <filmfestivals.com> We weren't trying to be funny -- It was a genuine f***up --   The mistaken announcement that LaLaLand had won best picture and the embarassed correction by co-awarder Warren Beatty naming Moonlighting as the real winner was a most appropriate capstone to the "craziest Oscars ever". Explanation: he was handed the wrong envelope -- which named Emma Stone as bes...

Best film....OMG what happened dear Warren Beatty

  ACTOR IN A LEADING ROLE WINNER CASEY AFFLECK Manchester by the Sea NOMINEES ANDREW GARFIELD Hacksaw Ridge RYAN GOSLING La La Land VIGGO MORTENSEN Captain Fantastic DENZEL WASHINGTON Fences ...

Greg P. Russell from "13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi" found guilty with telephone lobbying

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Upon recommendation by the Sound Branch Executive Committee, the Academy’s Board of Governors voted Thursday (2/23) to rescind the Sound Mixing nomination for Greg P. Russell from "13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi" for violation of Academy campaign regulations.  The decision was prompted by the discovery that Russell had called his fellow members of the Sound Branch during the nominations phase to make them aware of his work on the film, in direct violation of a cam...

Jennifer Aniston, Jason Bateman, Warren Beatty, Sofia Boutella, Matt Damon...join final slate of Oscar presenters

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Oscar® producers Michael De Luca and Jennifer Todd announced the final slate of presenters for the 89th Oscars® telecast. Hosted by Jimmy Kimmel, the Oscars will air live Sunday, February 26, on the ABC Television Network. The presenters, including past Oscar winners and nominees, are 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 an...

Sara Bareilles will deliver a special "In Memoriam" performance during the 89th Oscars® ceremony

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 today. Hosted by Jimmy Kimmel, the Oscars will air live on Sunday, February 26, on the ABC Television Network. "Sara’s unique artistry will honor those we’ve lost in our community including familiar faces and those behind the scenes who have enriched ...

Sting, Justin Timberlake and 2014 Oscar winner John Legend will perform at the 89th Oscars® ceremony

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Oscar® nominees Lin-Manuel Miranda, Sting, Justin Timberlake and 2014 Oscar winner John Legend will perform at the 89th Oscars® ceremony, show producers Michael De Luca and Jennifer Todd announced today. Hosted by Jimmy Kimmel, the Oscars will air live on Sunday, February 26, on the ABC Television Network. "We’re thrilled to welcome these world-class artists to the Oscars. These performances will not only celebrate the five extraordinary nominated original songs, but also the...

Producers Michael De Luca and Jennifer Todd today announced the second slate of presenters for the 89th Oscars® telecast.

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Producers Michael De Luca and Jennifer Todd today announced the second slate of presenters for the 89th Oscars® telecast.  Hosted by Jimmy Kimmel, the Oscars will air live on Sunday, February 26, on the ABC Television Network.  "These actors are why we love to go to the movies," said De Luca and Todd.  "From blockbusters to art house films, these artists deliver every time and we’re thrilled to welcome them to the 89th Oscars stage."  The prese...

Lunch with 165 Oscar® nominees

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More than 165 Oscar® nominees will come together at noon on Monday, February 6, at the Beverly Hilton when the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences honors this year’s Oscar contenders at its annual Nominees Luncheon.  Among the Lead Actor and Actress nominees, Casey Affleck, Ryan Gosling, Isabelle Huppert, Viggo Mortensen, Ruth Negga, Natalie Portman, Emma Stone, Meryl Streep and Denzel Washington are expected to attend the pre-Oscars® event.  Supporting Actor and...

John Cho and Leslie Mann will host Scientific and Technical Awards Presentation

Actors John Cho and Leslie Mann will host the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ Scientific and Technical Awards Presentation on Saturday, February 11, at the Beverly Wilshire in Beverly Hills.  They will present 18 awards to 34 individual recipients, as well as five organizations, during the evening. "We’re so excited to have John and Leslie join us as hosts for this year’s Scientific and Technical Awards," said Academy President Cheryl Boone Is...

Public programs celebrating this year’s Oscar nominees

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— In the week leading up to the 89th Oscars®, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will present a series of public programs celebrating this year’s nominees in the Animated Feature Film, Documentary Feature, Documentary Short Subject, Foreign Language Film, Makeup and Hairstyling, and Animated and Live Action Short Film categories.  All events will be held at the Academy’s Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills. The Oscar® Week schedule is as follows: ...

Leonardo DiCaprio, Brie Larson, Mark Rylance and Alicia Vikander will present at the 89th Oscars

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Academy Award® winners Leonardo DiCaprio, Brie Larson, Mark Rylance and Alicia Vikander will present at the 89th Oscars, show producers Michael De Luca and Jennifer Todd announced today.  All return to the Oscars stage after winning last year in their respective acting categories.  Hosted by Jimmy Kimmel, the Oscars will air live on Sunday, February 26, on the ABC Television Network. DiCaprio won last year for Actor in a Leading Role for "The Revenant."  He was prev...

TONI ERDMANN by Maren Ade has been nominated in the category Best Foreign Language Film

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TONI ERDMANN by Maren Ade (DE/AT/MC, Komplizen Film, Missing Link Films) has been nominated for the 89th Academy Awards® in the category Best Foreign Language Film. The nominations were announced today by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS). The German-international co-production LAND OF MINE by Martin Zandvliet (DK/DE, Amusement Park Film) for Denmark, starring the German SHOOTING STAR Louis Hofmann, is also among the five films to receive a nomination in this ...

Oscars 2017: the nominations announced in full

La La Land received 14 nominations, becoming one of the most nominated films ever;Moonlight and Arrival both take eight. La La Land (2016) Academy President Cheryl Boone Isaacs, joined by Oscar®-winning and nominated Academy members Demian Bichir, Dustin Lance Black, Glenn Close, Guillermo del Toro, Marcia Gay Harden, Terrence Howard, Jennifer Hudson, Brie Larson, Jason Reitman, Gabourey Sidibe and Ken Watanabe, announced the 89th Academy...

Watch The 89th Oscars® Nominations Announcement Live Here

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The 89th Oscars® Nominations Announcement will be streamed live on YouTube at  http://www.youtube.com/Oscars and on http://www.oscar.com. ...
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