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Tuesday, Jun. 7, 2022
The Board of Governors of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences voted today to name Bill Kramer, current director and president of the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures, as its new CEO, following the departure of Dawn Hudson after 11 years of esteemed service.
Kramer will lead...
Tuesday, Oct. 19, 2021
Dawn Hudson, chief executive officer of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, has announced that, after a successful and transformational tenure, this current term will be her last in that role. Her term as CEO is scheduled to end in May 2023.
“After more than ten years and the...
Tuesday, Sep. 8, 2020
In an historic move, the Oscars are raising the inclusion bar for best picture nominees starting with the 96th Academy Awards in 2024. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences on Tuesday laid out sweeping eligibility reforms to the best picture category intended to encourage diversity and...
Thursday, Feb. 6, 2020
The mood at Diane von Furstenberg's lunch honoring this year's female Oscar contenders could have been downbeat, given the shutout of women directors for Sunday's awards. Instead, it was celebratory and defiant.
The 30-plus nominees who gathered at von Furstenberg's home, tucked into...
Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2018
The Oscars are adding a new category to honor popular films and promising a brisk three-hour ceremony and a much earlier air date in 2020.
John Bailey, the newly re-elected president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, and film Academy CEO Dawn Hudson said in an email to...