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112 Original Scores in 2015 OSCAR® Race

  The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today announced that 112 scores from eligible feature-length motion pictures released in 2015 are in contention for nominations in the Original Score category for the 88th Academy Awards®. The eligible scores along with their composers are listed below, in alphabetical order by film title: "Adult Beginners," Marcelo Zarvos, composer "The Age of Adaline," Rob Simonsen, composer "Altered Minds," Edmun...

The complete list of 305 Oscar eligible contenders Paranoid Girls proud to be listed

Three hundred five feature films are eligible for the 2015 Academy Awards®, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced today. To be eligible for 88th 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 ...

Oscars: 74 Tunes Eligible for Best Original Song including Paranoid Girls

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today announced that 74 songs from eligible feature-length motion pictures released in 2015 are in contention for nominations in the Original Song category for the 88th 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: "Happy" from "Altered Minds" "Home" from "...

Sixteen features have been submitted for consideration in the Animated Feature Film category for the 88th Academy Awards®

16 ANIMATED FEATURES SUBMITTED FOR 2015 OSCAR® RACE Sixteen features have been submitted for consideration in the Animated Feature Film category for the 88th Academy Awards®. The submitted features, listed in alphabetical order, are: “Anomalisa” “The Boy and the Beast” “Boy and the World” “The Good Dinosaur” “Home” “Hotel Transylvania 2” “Inside Out” “Kahlil Gibran’s The Pro...

20 films are in the running in the Visual Effects category for the 88th Academy Awards®

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 88th Academy Awards®. The films are listed below in alphabetical order:     “Ant-Man”     “Avengers: Age of Ultron”     “Bridge of Spies”     “Chappie”     “Everest”   &n...

15 films in the Documentary Feature category will advance in the voting process for the 88th Academy Awards®

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 88th Academy Awards®.  One hundred twenty-four films were originally submitted in the category. The 15 films are listed below in alphabetical order by title, with their production companies: “Amy,” On the Corner Films and Universal Music “Best of Enemies,” Sandbar “Cartel Land,” Our Time...

10 live action short films will advance in the voting process for the 88th Academy Awards®

  The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today announced that 10 live action short films will advance in the voting process for the 88th Academy Awards®.  One hundred forty-four pictures had originally qualified in the category. The 10 films are listed below in alphabetical order by title, with their production companies:  “Ave Maria,” Basil Khalil, director, and Eric Dupont, producer (Incognito Films) “Bad Hunter,” Sahim Omar Kal...

124 documentaries have been submitted for consideration in the Documentary Feature category for the 88th Academy Awards

One hundred twenty-four features have been submitted for consideration in the Documentary Feature category for the 88th Academy Awards®. The submitted features, listed in alphabetical order, are: “Above and Beyond” “All Things Must Pass” “Amy” “The Armor of Light” “Ballet 422” “Batkid Begins” “Becoming Bulletproof” “Being Evel” “Beltracchi – The Art of Forgery&rdquo...

Chris Rock will return to host the Oscars® for a second time

  Multi-hyphenate artist and filmmaker Chris Rock will return to host the Oscars® for a second time, producers David Hill and Reginald Hudlin announced today.  The 88th Academy Awards® will be broadcast live on Oscar® Sunday, February 28, 2016, on the ABC Television Network.  Rock previously hosted the 77th Oscars telecast in 2005. “Chris Rock is truly the MVP of the entertainment industry,” said Hill and Hudlin. “Comedian, actor, writer, produc...

The 81 Foreign Language Film Oscar submissions

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Eighty-one countries have submitted films for consideration in the Foreign Language Film category for the 88th Academy Awards®.  Paraguay is a first-time entrant. The 2015 submissions are: Afghanistan, "Utopia," Hassan Nazer, director; Albania, "Bota," Iris Elezi, Thomas Logoreci, directors; Algeria, "Twilight of Shadows," Mohamed Lakhdar Hamina, director; Argentina, "The Clan," Pablo Trapero, director; Australia, "Arrows of the Thunder...

Plans for the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures in LA have been approved

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The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced today that the Los Angeles City Council, in a unanimous vote, approved plans for the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures. Construction will begin this summer, and ceremonial groundbreaking festivities will occur this fall. “I am thrilled that Los Angeles is gaining another architectural and cultural icon," said Mayor Eric Garcetti. "My office of economic development has worked directly with the museum's development team...

CITIZENFOUR A Film by Laura Poitras WINS THE 2015 OSCAR® FOR BEST DOCUMENTARY

Laura Poitras' landmark documentary CITIZENFOUR has won both the Academy Award® and the Indie Spirit Award, thus cementing its status as the most critically acclaimed and honored documentary of the year, and one of the most talked-about films of 2014. It will debut TOMORROW, MONDAY, FEB. 23 (9:00-11:00 p.m. ET/PT), exclusively on HBO.    Other HBO playdates: Feb. 23 (5:00 a.m.) and 27 (6:00 p.m.), and March 1 (4:10 p.m., 3:15 a.m.), 3 (11:30 p.m.) and 12 (7:00 p.m., 4:...

The 2015 Oscars, By Adrienne Papp

    By Adrienne Papp The Oscars have been handed out, the corks on the champagne bottles have been popped, the winners are all sleeping off their hangovers, and the movie industry has put a wrap on the 2015 Oscars. On Sunday night during the 87th Academy Awards broadcast shown on ABC, “Birdman” took home Best Picture and Best Director prizes on an Oscar night filled with passionate political speeches. At evening’s end, &...

Oscar Dozen: What this reviewer said about the winners

   by Siraj Syed is the India Correspondent for FilmFestivals.com   1.Best supporting actor WINNER: JK Simmons for Whiplash “J.K. Simmons (Break Point, JOBS, Dark Skies, The Words, long-running white-supremacist villain on HBO’s Oz) is devilish and supremely sadistic. He too is a musician and has been a conductor, which shows. Watch him terrify you and keep you rivetted in the second half of the film.” 2. Achievement in makeup and hairs...

87th Academy Award Winners

BEST PICTURE WINNER BIRDMAN OR (THE UNEXPECTED VIRTUE OF IGNORANCE) Alejandro G. Iñárritu, John Lesher and James W. Skotchdopole, Producers NOMINEES AMERICAN SNIPER Clint Eastwood, Robert Lorenz, Andrew Lazar, Bradley Cooper and Peter Morgan, Producers BOYHOOD Richard Linklater and Cathleen Sutherland, Producers ...

150 Oscar nominees, along with 87th Oscars® host Neil Patrick Harris, united at the annual Nominees Luncheon.

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More than 150 Oscar nominees, along with 87th Oscars® host Neil Patrick Harris, will come together at noon on Monday, February 2, 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, Steve Carell, Bradley Cooper, Marion Cotillard, Felicity Jones, Michael Keaton, Julianne Moore, Rosamund Pike, Eddie Redmayne and Reese Witherspoon are expected to at...

OSCARS 2015 Check the Video of the Full Show with Chris Pine & Cheryl Boone Isaacs announcing the nominees

  by Quendrith Johnson, Los Angeles Correspondent What better way to usher in the Oscars Nominees than with the real-time footage that had some of us up on the West Coast at 5:30 am. Of course, since they split the announcement in two this year, we had to wait until 5:38 (5:39 actually) to hear the majors above-the-line. But it was a historic first to have below-the-line categories given such a huge nod with J. J. Abrams and Alfonso Cuarón. Here’s the Academy Awar...

87th Oscars® Nominations Announced

Directors J.J. Abrams (left) and Alfonso Cuarón announced the nominees  for the 87th Annual Academy Awards in the Academy's Samuel Goldwyn Theater. credit: Richard Harbaugh / ©A.M.P.A.S.   Directors Alfonso Cuarón and J.J. Abrams, actor Chris Pine and Academy President Cheryl Boone Isaacs announced the nominations for the 87th Academy Awards® today (January 15).  For the first time, nominees in all 24 categories were announced live. Cua...

David W. Gray to receive Gordon E. Sawyer Award

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21 SCIENTIFIC AND TECHNICAL ACHIEVEMENTS TO BE HONORED WITH ACADEMY AWARDS® The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today announced that 21 scientific and technical achievements represented by 58 individual award recipients will be honored at its annual Scientific and Technical Awards Presentation on Saturday, February 7, at the Beverly Wilshire in Beverly Hills. In addition, veteran sound engineer and Dolby® Laboratories executive David W. Gray will receive the Gordon ...

Academy To Announce Oscar® Nominations In All 24 Categories Live

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  GLOBAL LIVE STREAM AVAILABLE AT OSCARS.ORG/LIVE Oscar producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron announced today that actor Chris Pine, Academy President Cheryl Boone Isaacs, and directors Alfonso Cuarón and J.J. Abrams, on Thursday, January 15, will announce the nominations in all 24 Oscar categories at a special two-part live news conference at the Academy’s Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills.   “Each of the three years we’ve produced the show, we ...

9 foreign Films in Oscar Race

LOS ANGELES, CA – Nine features will advance to the next round of voting in the Foreign Language Film category for the 87th Academy Awards®.  Eighty-three films had originally been considered in the category. The films, listed in alphabetical order by country, are: Argentina, "Wild Tales," Damián Szifrón, director; Estonia, "Tangerines," Zaza Urushadze, director; Georgia, "Corn Island," George Ovashvili, director; ...

15 films in the Documentary Feature category will advance in the voting process for the 87th Oscars®

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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 87th Oscars®.  One hundred thirty-four films were originally submitted in the category. The 15 films are listed below in alphabetical order by title, with their production companies: "Art and Craft," Purple Parrot Films "The Case against 8," Day in Court "Citizen Koch," Elsewhere Films &q...

Academy Celebrates Costume Design with Oscar® Classics

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  Screenings presented in conjunction with Hollywood Costume exhibition The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences begins 2015 with two new screening series, Street Clothes: Contemporary Costuming in New Hollywood and Two Sides of a Costume Designer, in conjunction with the landmark Hollywood Costume exhibition now on view. Street Clothes: Contemporary Costuming in New Hollywood Showcasing the groundbreaking urban American films of the late 1960s and 1970s, the Academy’s ...

The Academy today launched “Team Oscar”

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CHANNING TATUM RETURNS TO LAUNCH “TEAM OSCAR®”   Winning Filmmakers to Appear on Oscars® Telecast   Channing Tatum, Oscar producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron, and the Academy today launched “Team Oscar” by inviting the next generation of filmmakers to create a short video and vie for the opportunity to appear onstage during the live Oscar broadcast.  Winners will deliver Oscar statuettes to celebrity presenters at the 87th Academy Awards®...

Makeup and Hairstyling contenders

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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 87th Academy Awards®. The films are listed below in alphabetical order: "The Amazing Spider-Man 2" "Foxcatcher" "The Grand Budapest Hotel" "Guardians of the Galaxy" "Maleficent" "Noah" "The Theory of Everything" On Saturday, January 10, 2015, all membe...


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