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Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2016
The lack of diversity in this year’s field of Oscar finalists--punctuated by an all-white lineup of acting nominees--has sparked industry backlash and in some circles a call to boycott the Academy Awards. This evening (1/18) Cheryl Boone Isaacs, president of the...
Friday, Jan. 8, 2016
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has announced that 10 scientific and technical achievements represented by 33 individual award recipients will be honored at its annual Scientific and Technical Awards Presentation on Saturday, February 13, at the...
Monday, Oct. 26, 2015
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced that the field of Documentary Short Subject contenders for the 88th Academy Awards has been narrowed to 10 films, of which five will earn Oscar nominations.
Voters from the Academy’s...
Thursday, Oct. 15, 2015
The president of Hollywood's movie academy says criticism of the lack of diversity among Oscar nominees has helped spark a vital global discussion about how to make the entertainment industry more inclusive.
Cheryl Boone Isaacs said "the whole...
Friday, Jun. 26, 2015
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is extending invitations to join the organization to 322 artists and executives who have distinguished themselves by their contributions to theatrical motion pictures. Those who accept the invitations will be the...
Sunday, Nov. 9, 2014
A constellation of stars gathered in Hollywood for an off-camera celebration of four stalwart film talents.
Reese Witherspoon, Jennifer Aniston, Steve Carell, Kevin Costner, Mark Wahlberg, Sidney Poitier, Ed Norton, Benedict Cumberbatch, Chris Rock,...
Thursday, Feb. 27, 2014
Was it Lee Daniels' "The Butler," the folk rock bio pic "Inside Llewyn Davis," or Woody Allen's "Blue Jasmine"?
We'll never know which film might have been the 10th best picture nominee at this year's Oscars.
Sunday, Feb. 2, 2014
The decision to rescind the Academy Awards original song nomination for "Alone Yet Not Alone" from the small faith-based film of the same title is due to integrity, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences said in a statement Saturday.
Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2014
Former Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences president Tom Sherak has died after a 12-year battle with prostate cancer. He was 68.
A film marketing and distribution executive, Sherak died Tuesday surrounded by family at his home in Calabasas,...
Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced that 19 scientific and technical achievements represented by 52 individual award recipients will be honored at its annual Scientific and Technical Awards Presentation on Saturday, February 15, at The...