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Jennifer Fox will produce the 10th Annual Governors Awards

Nominated producer Jennifer Fox will produce the 10th Annual Governors Awards for the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, Academy President John Bailey announced today.  “This 10th anniversary of the Governors Awards highlights five diverse artists whose contributions to American cinema endure through changing time and fashion.  Jennifer is the perfect choice to help us pay tribute to this year’s honorees,” said Bailey. Fox has produced or executive produ...

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences honored 19 student winners from colleges and universities around the world

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences tonight honored its student winners from colleges and universities around the world at the 45th 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 documentarian Arthur Dong, actor and comedian Kumail Nanjiani and directors Catherine Hardwicke and Patricia Riggen! The 2018 Student Academy Award winners are: Alternative (Domestic Film ...

87 challengers for Best Foreign Picture

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87 COUNTRIES IN COMPETITION FOR  2018 FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM OSCAR® Eighty-seven countries have submitted films for consideration in the Foreign Language Film category for the 91st Academy Awards®.  Malawi and Niger are first-time entrants.  The 2018 submissions are:  Afghanistan, “Rona Azim’s Mother,” Jamshid Mahmoudi, director; Algeria, “Until the End of Time,” Yasmine Chouikh, director; Argentina, “El &Aac...

Academy Launches “Action: The Academy Women’s Initiative” With Events In Los Angeles And London

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, in partnership with E! Entertainment and Swarovski, announced today the launch of Action: The Academy Women’s Initiative, comprised of the Academy Gold Fellowship for Women, the Academy Directory and annual events, all designed to create opportunities for female filmmakers to connect, share their stories and celebrate inclusion. This year’s events will take place on October 15 in London and October 30 in Los Angeles, and will see the...

The Academy will present its 4th annual Careers in Film Summit on Saturday, October 6

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The Academy will present its 4th annual Careers in Film Summit on Saturday, October 6, 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 from Academy governors and members, Oscar®-winning and nominated filmmakers, and other industry professionals. The summit will feature such panelists as director Peyton Reed (“Ant-Man and the Wasp”), producer Nina ...

6 new members in the Science and Technology Council of the Academy

David Ayer, Rod Bogart, Theo Gluck, Leslie Iwerks, Colette Mullenhoff and Jeff Taylor have accepted invitations to join the Science and Technology Council of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, bringing the Council’s 2018–2019 membership roster to 25. Ayer is a director, producer and screenwriter whose credits include “Bright,” “Suicide Squad,” “Fury,” “Sabotage,” “End of Watch,” “Street Kings” an...

Submission deadlines for 91st Academy Awards® consideration announced

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today published its list of upcoming submission deadlines for 91st Academy Awards® consideration.  Submissions for individual categories and the General Entry/Oscars Submission Form (OSF) are due by 5 p.m. PT on the following dates: Monday, October 1 Animated Feature Film Documentary Feature Documentary Short Subject Foreign Language Film Animated Short Film Live Action Short Film Thursday, November 15 General En...

Changes to the 91st Oscars (2019) include restructuring and shortening the length of the telecast to three hours.

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While remaining committed to celebrating a wide spectrum of movies, the Academy announced today that it will not present the new Oscars® category at the upcoming 91st awards. The Academy recognized that implementing any new award nine months into the year creates challenges for films that have already been released. The Board of Governors continues to be actively engaged in discussions, and will examine and seek additional input regarding this category. “There has been a wide range of...

The Academy has voted 19 students as winners of the Student Academy Awards®45th competition.

The Academy has voted 19 students as winners of the Student Academy Awards®45th competition.  This year, the Student Academy Awards competition received a total of 1,582 entries from 278 domestic and 122 international colleges and universities, which were voted upon by a record number of Academy members.  The 2018 winners join the ranks of such past Student Academy Award winners as Patricia Cardoso, Pete Docter, Cary Fukunaga, John Lasseter, Spike Lee, Trey Parker, Patricia Rigge...

Kathleen Kennedy and Frank Marshall publicist Marvin Levy, composer Lalo Schifrin and actress Cicely Tyson to be honored

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The Board of Governors of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences voted Tuesday night (September 4) to present Honorary Awards to publicist Marvin Levy, composer Lalo Schifrin and actress Cicely Tyson, and the Irving G. Thalberg Memorial Award to producers Kathleen Kennedy and Frank Marshall. The three Oscar® statuettes and Thalberg Award will be presented at the Academy’s 10th Annual Governors Awards on Sunday, November 18, at the Ray Dolby Ballroom at Hollywood & Highland...

John Bailey re-elected Academy President

    John Bailey was re-elected president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Tuesday night (August 7) 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) Sid Ganis, Vice President (chair, Museum Committee) Larry Karaszewski, Vice President (chair, Preservation and History Committee) Nancy Utley, Vice President (chair, Education ...

Academy’s 2018 new members.

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Academy’s 2018 new members. 928 NEW MEMBERS from 59 COUNTRIES, 49% female; 38% people of colour. Of which 92 Oscar nominated and 17 Oscar winners. ...

Jennifer Todd has won the runoff election for the open Producers Branch seat on the 2018–19 Board of Governors

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The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today announced that Jennifer Todd has won the runoff election for the open Producers Branch seat on the 2018–19 Board of Governors.  Todd joins incumbents Albert Berger and Mark Johnson in representing the branch and will assume her post as of July 1. Todd and Jason Blum tied for the seat in the Board election last week, and Producers Branch members were asked to vote in the runoff.  This is the fourth time in Academy history that...

The Academy Announces 2018 Film Scholars Grant Recipients

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Glenn Frankel and Keri Walsh have been named 2018 Academy Film Scholars by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. Their respective book projects explore the historical context and creative influence of the revolutionary film for its time, Midnight Cowboy, and examine female Method actors and how their feminist contributions earned them a place in the history of film. The Academy’s Educational Grants Committee will award both Frankel and Walsh the scholars’ $25,000 grant awa...

Newly elected 2018–19 Board of Governors, who assume their posts as of July 1

THE ACADEMY ELECTS 2018–19 BOARD OF GOVERNORS Runoff election required for Producers Branch   The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today announced its newly elected 2018–19 Board of Governors, who assume their posts as of July 1.   Those elected to the Board for the first time are:  Alfred Molina, Actors Branch Tom Duffield, Designers Branch Susanne Bier, Directors Branch Bonnie Arnold, Short Films and Feature Animation Branch ...

Key dates for the 91st Oscars to be held Sunday, February 24, 2019

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THE ACADEMY AND ABC ANNOUNCE KEY DATES FOR 91ST OSCARS® THE OSCARS AIRS LIVE SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 24, 2019 ON THE ABC TELEVISION NETWORK   LOS ANGELES, CA — The Academy and the ABC Television Network today announced key dates for the 91st Oscars®. The Academy Awards® presentation will air live on ABC on Oscar® Sunday, February 24, 2019. Academy key dates for the 2018 Awards season are:   Sunday, November 18, 2018            ...

New Oscars® rules and campaign regulations for the 91st Academy Awards

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The Academy’s Board of Governors has approved Oscars® rules and campaign regulations for the 91st Academy Awards®. Submission deadlines for awards eligibility have been changed.  There is now one submission deadline – Monday, October 1, 2018 – for the Animated Feature Film, Documentary Feature, Documentary Short Subject, Foreign Language Film, Animated Short Film and Live Action Short Film categories.  The submission deadline for Best Picture and all oth...

Daniel Fellman has been named governor of the Academy’s Executives Branch, following Bill Mechanic's resignation

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  The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today announced that Daniel Fellman has been named governor of the Academy’s Executives Branch. Fellman will serve out the remainder of William Mechanic’s term which concludes on June 30, 2019. Mechanic announced his resignation from the Board on April 12. Fellman returns to the Board after previously serving one term as governor from 2014-2017. Per the Academy’s bylaws, should any vacancy occur in the Board of Gover...

Meet the Governors in charge of the Academy’s strategic vision

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The Board of Governors sets the Academy’s strategic vision, preserves the organization’s financial health, and assures the fulfillment of its mission.  Three governors from each of the Academy’s 17 branches are elected to serve for a three-year term.  Governors may serve a maximum of three consecutive three-year terms (nine years). Governors attend six to seven board meetings in person, or by video conference when out of town, are required ...

Academy Announces 2018-19 FilmCraft and FilmWatch Grant Recipients

      Additional Support Awarded to Film Archives Impacted by Natural Disasters: Cinemateca de Cuba, Permanencia Voluntaria and Archivo de Imagenes en Movimiento The Academy Foundation of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced today recipients of its 2018 FilmCraft and FilmWatch grants.  In addition to the 51 FilmCraft and FilmWatch grants awarded, the grants committee set aside $15,000 to help with the recovery efforts at three international archives...

The Academy is now accepting entries for its 2018 Student Academy Awards® competition.

Winners Eligible for Oscars®   All Student Academy Award® winners become eligible for Oscars® consideration.  The entry deadline for submissions is Friday, June 1. The U.S. competition is open to all full-time undergraduate and graduate students whose films are made within the curricular structure of an eligible accredited institution.  The international competition allows two options for students at international film schools to submit their films.  In ...

As part of the 25th Anniversary, the Academy will screen “Groundhog Day” and a have a conversation about the cult phenomenom

  "GROUNDHOG DAY" 25th ANNIVERSARY SCREENING AND CONVERSATION  As part of the 25th Anniversary, the Academy will screen “Groundhog Day”  april 9 and the night will also feature a panel discussion with the cast and crew of the film. Actor, Nia Vardalos will moderate the panelists : Trevor Albert - Producer,  John Bailey - Cinematographer, Danny Rubin - Writer, Pembroke J. Herring - Editor, Stephen Tobolowsky ...

A FANTASTIC WOMAN wins the first Oscar for Chile, for Best Foreign Language Film

Marina and Orlando are in love and planning for the future. Marina is a young waitress and aspiring singer. Orlando is 30 years older than her, and owns a printing company. After celebrating Marina's birthday one evening, Orlando falls seriously ill. Marina rushes him to the emergency room, but he passes away just after arriving at the hospital. Instead of being able to mourn her lover, suddenly Marina is treated with suspicion. The doctors and Orlando's family do...

Fact Sheets about the 90th edition!

90th Oscars Information Number of features eligible for Best Picture this year (90th Oscars, 2017) 341 Number of features eligible for Best Picture last year (89thOscars, 2016) 336 Number of countries submitting foreign language films 92 Number of voting members 7,258 (as of 12/21/17) Number of ushers / ticket takers inside the Dolby™ Theatre at Hollywood & Highland Center® 60 Number of Red Carpet fan bleacher seats 735 Number of people who work in the Oscar® telecast ...


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