Saturday, August 19, 2017

Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences

Thursday, Aug. 10, 2017

When asked by an intern how she continues to make movies despite the dismal opportunities for women behind the camera, Kathryn Bigelow said she's fueled by her belief in each project.

"That's what makes it possible, I guess," the "Detroit" director told a group of aspiring young...

Wednesday, Aug. 9, 2017

John Bailey, ASC, was elected president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Tuesday night (8/8) 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)
  • ...
Saturday, Apr. 22, 2017

The Academy Foundation of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced 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...

Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2017

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is apologizing to the cast and crews of the films "La La Land" and "Moonlight" for the mistaken announcement of the best picture winner during Sunday night's Oscars award ceremony.

The Academy's apology comes after the accounting firm...

Sunday, Feb. 12, 2017

Eighteen scientific and technical achievements represented by 34 individual award recipients, as well as five organizations, were honored on Saturday evening (2/11) at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ annual Scientific and Technical Awards Presentation at the Beverly Wilshire in...

Thursday, Jan. 5, 2017

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has announced that 18 scientific and technical achievements represented by 34 individual award recipients, as well as five organizations, will be honored at its annual Scientific and Technical Awards Presentation on Saturday, February 11, 2017 at...

Friday, Nov. 11, 2016

A record 27 features have been submitted for consideration in the Animated Feature Film category for the 89th Academy Awards®.
 
The submitted features, listed in alphabetical order, are:

  • “The Angry Birds Movie”
  • “April and the Extraordinary World”
  • “Bilal
  • ...
Tuesday, Sep. 27, 2016

The newest members of the film academy say the #OscarsSoWhite crisis inspired them to seek membership.

At a private reception Monday for the latest academy inductees, actors Chadwick Boseman and Rita Wilson were among the new members who said they joined the organization to advance the...

Thursday, Sep. 1, 2016

Actor Jackie Chan, film editor Anne V. Coates, casting director Lynn Stalmaster and documentarian Frederick Wiseman are getting honorary Academy Awards.

The film academy announced Thursday that the four industry veterans will receive Oscar statuettes at the annual Governors Awards...

Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2016

Cheryl Boone Isaacs was re-elected president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Tuesday night (8/2) by the organization’s Board of Governors.

Also elected to officer positions by the Board:

•Jeffrey Kurland, First Vice President (chair, Awards and Events Committee)...