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The Annual Academy Awards presentation has been held every year since 1929.

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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 ...

Oscar presenters and performers

  Blunt starred in “The Girl on the Train” (2016) and the Oscar-nominated film “Sicario” (2015).  Her starring roles also include the Oscar-nominated films “Into the Woods” (2014) and “The Devil Wears Prada” (2006), as well as the Oscar-winning film “The Young Victoria” (2009). Blunt’s credits also include “Edge of Tomorrow” (2014) and “The Five-Year Engagement” (2012).  She will next appe...

The Shape of Water wins best picture and best director for Guillermo del Toro

photo: FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images Best picture Winner: The Shape of Water by  Guillermo del Toro. The film also won for best Director and for its production design and score. The Shape of Water is a 2017 American romantic fantasy drama film directed by Guillermo del Toro and written by del Toro and Vanessa Taylor. It stars Sally Hawkins, Michael Shannon, Richard Jenkins, Doug Jones, Michael Stuhlbarg, and Oct...

175 Oscar® nominees will come together at annual Nominees Luncheon

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More than 175 Oscar® nominees will come together at noon on Monday, February 5, 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, Timothée Chalamet, Sally Hawkins, Daniel Kaluuya, Frances McDormand, Gary Oldman, Margot Robbie, Saoirse Ronan and Meryl Streep are expected to attend the pre-Oscars® event. Supporting Actor and Actress nomi...

One-Night-Only Celebration of the History of Film Music in Honor of the 90th Oscars® February 28

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THE OSCAR® CONCERT   One-Night-Only Celebration of the History of Film Music in Honor of the 90th Oscars® Wednesday, February 28, at 8:00 PM Walt Disney Concert Hall The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and The Los Angeles Philharmonic today announced details of The Oscar® Concert, a special, one-night-only celebration of film music at Walt Disney Concert Hall on Wednesday, February 28, 2018, at 8:00 p.m. As part of the Oscar week celebrations for its 90t...

Nominations for the 90th Academy Awards

  Performance by an actor in a leading role ·         Timothée Chalamet in "Call Me by Your Name" ·         Daniel Day-Lewis in "Phantom Thread" ·         Daniel Kaluuya in "Get Out" ·         Gary Oldman in "Darkest Hour" ·&...

10 scientific and technical achievements to be honored with Academy Awards

    10 SCIENTIFIC AND TECHNICAL ACHIEVEMENTS TO BE HONORED WITH ACADEMY AWARDS® Jonathan Erland to receive Gordon E. Sawyer Award   LOS ANGELES, CA – The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced today that 10 scientific and technical achievements represented by 34 individual award recipients, as well as one organization, will be honored at its annual Scientific and Technical Awards Presentation on Saturday, February 10, at the Beverly Wilshire...

341 feature films are eligible for the 2017 Academy Awards®

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Three hundred forty-one feature films are eligible for the 2017 Academy Awards®, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced today. To be eligible for 90th Academy Awards consideration, feature films must open in a commercial motion picture theater in Los Angeles County by midnight, December 31, and begin a minimum run of seven consecutive days. Under Academy rules, a feature-length motion picture must have a running time of more than 40 minutes and must have been exhibited t...

7 films remain in competition in the Makeup and Hairstyling category for the 90th Academy Awards®

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The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today announced that seven films remain in competition in the Makeup and Hairstyling category for the 90th Academy Awards®. The films are listed below in alphabetical order: “Bright” “Darkest Hour” “Ghost in the Shell” “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2” “I, Tonya” “Victoria & Abdul” “Wonder” On Saturday, January 6, 2018, all members of the A...

141 scores are in contention for nominations in the Original Score category for the 90th Academy Awards®

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The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today announced that “All I See Is You,” Marc Streitenfeld, composer “Annabelle: Creation,” Benjamin Wallfisch, composer “Battle of the Sexes,” Nicholas Britell, composer “Beauty and the Beast,” Alan Menken, composer “Blade Runner 2049,” Benjamin Wallfisch and Hans Zimmer, composers “Born in China,” Barnaby Taylor, composer “Boston,” Jeff Beal, compo...

70 songs are in contention for nominations in the Original Song category for the 90th Academy Awards®

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The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today announced that 70 songs from eligible feature-length motion pictures released in 2017 are in contention for nominations in the Original Song category for the 90th Academy Awards®. The original songs, along with the motion picture in which each song is featured, are listed below in alphabetical order by film title and song title: “U.N.I (You And I)” from “And the Winner Isn’t” “Love And Lies” f...

10 films remain in the running in the Visual Effects category for the 90th Academy Awards®.

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The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today announced that 10 films remain in the running in the Visual Effects category for the 90th Academy Awards®. The films are listed below in alphabetical order: “Alien: Covenant” “Blade Runner 2049” “Dunkirk” “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2” “Kong: Skull Island” “Okja” “The Shape of Water” “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” “Valerian an...

9 foreign language films advance in Oscar® race

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today announced that nine features will advance to the next round of voting in the Foreign Language Film category for the 90th Academy Awards ®. Ninety-two films had originally been considered in the category. The films, listed in alphabetical order by country, are: Chile, “A Fantastic Woman,” Sebastián Lelio, director; Germany, “In the Fade,” Fatih Akin, director; Hungary, “On Body and Soul,&r...

10 live action short films advance in the voting process for the 90th Academy Awards®

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– The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today announced that 10 live action short films will advance in the voting process for the 90th Academy Awards®.  A record 165 pictures had originally qualified in the category. The 10 films are listed below in alphabetical order by title, with their production companies: “DeKalb Elementary,” Reed Van Dyk, director (UCLA) “The Eleven O’Clock,” Derin Seale, director (FINCH) “Facing Mecca...

15 Documentary Features Advance in 2017 OSCAR® Race

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today announced that 15 films in the Documentary Feature category will advance in the voting process for the 90th Academy Awards®. One hundred seventy films were originally submitted in the category. The 15 films are listed below in alphabetical order by title, with their production companies: “Abacus: Small Enough to Jail,” Mitten Media, Motto Pictures, Kartemquin Educational Films and WGBH/FRONTLINE “Chasing Coral,&r...

20 contenders advance in VFX OSCAR® Race

    The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today announced that 20 films are in the running in the Visual Effects category for the 90th Academy Awards®. The films are listed below in alphabetical order:   “Alien: Covenant” “Beauty and the Beast” “Blade Runner 2049 “Dunkirk” ‘‘Ghost in the Shell” “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2” “Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle” &ldquo...

10 animated shorts advance in 2017 OSCAR® race

Lou (pixar) The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today announced that 10 animated short films will advance in the voting process for the 90th Academy Awards®. Sixty-three pictures had originally qualified in the category. The 10 films are listed below in alphabetical order by title, with their production companies: “Cradle,” Devon Manney, director (University of Southern California)   “Dear Basketball,” Glen Keane, director, and Kobe Bryant,...

Charles Burnett receives an Honorary Award at the 2017 Governors Awards

Charles Burnett receives an Honorary Award at the 2017 Governors Awards in the Ray Dolby Ballroom at Hollywood & Highland in Hollywood, CA, Saturday, November 11, 2017. ...
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