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Academy Museum Partners with Bloomberg Philanthropies to Launch Digital Platforms That Expand the Museum Visitor Experience

  ACADEMY MUSEUM OF MOTION PICTURES PARTNERS WITH BLOOMBERG PHILANTHROPIES TO LAUNCH DIGITAL PLATFORMS THAT EXPAND THE MUSEUM EXPERIENCE TO VISITORS AROUND THE GLOBE The Academy Museum of Motion Pictures, the largest museum in the US devoted to the arts, sciences, history, and social impact of movies and film artists, today announced a partnership with Bloomberg Philanthropies whose generous funding has supported the development of the museum’s wide-ranging digital engageme...

Glenn Weiss will return to direct the 94th Oscars set to air March 27

    The Oscars® show producer Will Packer announced today that veteran director Glenn Weiss will return to direct the 94th Oscars.  The Oscars will air live on ABC and broadcast outlets worldwide on Sunday, March 27, 2022, at 8 p.m. EDT/5 p.m. PDT. “You need someone with the deep technical knowledge and creative insights of Glenn to create an Oscars show that truly celebrates a global love of film. I’m fortunate to be working with him,” said Packer. ...

Jennifer Davidson has been promoted to Chief Communications Officer for the Academy

Jennifer Davidson has been promoted to Chief Communications Officer for the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, announced today by Academy CEO Dawn Hudson, to whom she will continue to report.  Davidson has served as Executive Vice President, Communications since joining the Academy staff in March 2020. In this expanded role, she will continue to oversee publicity and corporate communications campaigns, including the Oscars® and internal membership communications, a...

Kelley Kali and Waad al-Kateab to receive the 2021 Academy Gold Fellowship for Women

Kelley Kali and Waad al-Kateab have been selected to be the domestic and international recipients, respectively, of the 2021 Academy Gold Fellowship for Women.  Part of the Academy Gold global talent development and inclusion initiative, the Fellowship for Women is a one-year program that combines direct financial support, personalized mentorship and access to once-in-a-lifetime networking opportunities for emerging women filmmakers to further their pursuits in the field.  The Academ...

93 Feature films eligible for consideration in the International Feature Film Category

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today announced feature films eligible for consideration in the Animated Feature Film, Documentary Feature and International Feature Film categories for the 94th Academy Awards®.  Eligibility lists by category can be viewed at Oscars.org/94thFeatureEligibility.  Complete 94th Academy Awards rules can be found at Oscars.org/rules.   INTERNATIONAL FEATURE FILM Ninety-three countries have submitted films th...

138 Docs eligible for consideration in the Documentary Feature Category

  The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today announced feature films eligible for consideration in the Animated Feature Film, Documentary Feature and International Feature Film categories for the 94th Academy Awards®.  Eligibility lists by category can be viewed at Oscars.org/94thFeatureEligibility.  Complete 94th Academy Awards rules can be found at Oscars.org/rules.    DOCUMENTARY FEATURE One hundred thirty-eight features are elig...

Feature films eligible for consideration in the Animated Feature Film Category

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today announced feature films eligible for consideration in the Animated Feature Film, Documentary Feature and International Feature Film categories for the 94th Academy Awards®.  Eligibility lists by category can be viewed at Oscars.org/94thFeatureEligibility.  Complete 94th Academy Awards rules can be found at Oscars.org/rules.  ANIMATED FEATURE FILM Twenty-six features are eligible for consideration in the Animated ...

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announces the launch of the Academy Digital Preservation Forum (ADPF)

academydigitalpreservationforum.org The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announces the launch of the Academy Digital Preservation Forum (ADPF), a global online gathering place dedicated to exploring the latest issues surrounding digital preservation of motion pictures.  An initiative of the Academy’s Science and Technology Council, the forum hosts original content and resources and will serve as an ongoing discussion place for stakeholders and practitioners within the fi...

Winners of the 2021 Academy Nicholl Fellowships in Screenwriting competition announced

ACADEMY REVEALS WINNING NICHOLL SCREENWRITERS   Nicholl Fellows to be featured in conversations with Destin Daniel Cretton, Phil Lord, Our Lady J, Rawson Marshall Thurber and Olivia Wilde beginning November 8   Five individuals have been selected as winners of the 2021 Academy Nicholl Fellowships in Screenwriting competition.  The fellows will each receive a $35,000 prize and mentorship from an Academy member throughout their fellowship year.  From November 8 to ...

Emmy®-nominated producer Will Packer will produce the 94th Oscars®

WILL PACKER TO PRODUCE THE 94TH OSCARS®   THE OSCARS SET TO AIR LIVE, MARCH 27, 2022, ON ABC   Emmy®-nominated producer Will Packer will produce the 94th Oscars®, Academy President David Rubin announced today.  It will be his first involvement with the Oscars, which will air live on ABC and broadcast outlets worldwide on Sunday, March 27, 2022. “Will is a powerhouse producer who has enjoyed success across all movie genres.  He’s alread...

17 students voted by the Academy as winners of the 48th Student Academy Awards®

  Virtual Program Hosted by Amandla Stenberg, with Pete Docter, Asghar Farhadi, Marielle Heller and Nanfu Wang to Present The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has voted 17 students as winners of the 48th Student Academy Awards® competition.  The Gold, Silver and Bronze Medal awards in the seven award categories will be presented by Oscar®-winning filmmaker and 1992 Student Academy Award® winner Pete Docter, Oscar-nominated filmmaker Asghar Farhadi, and film...

Jennifer Fox will return to produce the 12th Governors Awards for the Academy

JENNIFER FOX RETURNS TO PRODUCE  2022 GOVERNORS AWARDS®   Oscar®-nominated producer Jennifer Fox will return to produce the 12th Governors Awards for the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, Academy President David Rubin announced today. Honorary Awards will be presented to Samuel L. Jackson, Elaine May and Liv Ullmann, and the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award to Danny Glover on Saturday, January 15, 2022, at the Fairmont Century Plaza in Los Angeles. ...

17 students winners of the 48th Student Academy Awards® revealed

ACADEMY REVEALS 2021 STUDENT ACADEMY AWARD®  WINNERS AND MEDAL PLACEMENTS   Virtual Program Hosted by Amandla Stenberg, with Pete Docter, Asghar Farhadi, Marielle Heller and Nanfu Wang to Present The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has voted 17 students as winners of the 48th Student Academy Awards® competition.  The Gold, Silver and Bronze Medal awards in the seven award categories will be presented by Oscar®-winning filmmaker and 1992 Student Ac...

The Academy CEO Dawn Hudson charts the next steps

ACADEMY CEO DAWN HUDSON CHARTS NEXT STEPS  FOLLOWING THE BUILDING OF AN INNOVATIVE ACADEMY  AND THE SUCCESS OF MUSEUM OPENING Dawn Hudson, chief executive officer of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, announced today that, after a successful and transformational tenure, this current term will be her last as Academy CEO. “After more than ten years and the incredibly successful opening of our new museum, I’ve decided, when this term concludes, it wil...

Emmy®-nominated producer Will Packer will produce the 94th Oscars®

THE 94TH OSCARS®  SET TO AIR LIVE, MARCH 27, 2022, ON ABC  Emmy®-nominated producer Will Packer will produce the 94th Oscars®, Academy President David Rubin announced today.  It will be his first involvement with the Oscars, which will air live on ABC and broadcast outlets worldwide on Sunday, March 27, 2022. “Will is a powerhouse producer who has enjoyed success across all movie genres.  He’s already bringing a boundless energy and a...

The academy invites 395 artists to membership

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ACADEMY INVITES 395 TO MEMBERSHIP   The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is extending invitations to join the organization to 395 artists and executives who have distinguished themselves by their contributions to theatrical motion pictures. Membership selection decisions are based on professional qualifications, with representation, inclusion and equity remaining a priority of Academy Aperture 2025.  The 2021 class is 46% women, 39% underrepresented ethnic/racial comm...

The Academy has promoted Shawn Finnie to Executive Vice President, Member Relations and Awards

ACADEMY NAMES SHAWN FINNIE EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT, MEMBER RELATIONS AND AWARDS The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has promoted Shawn Finnie to Executive Vice President, Member Relations and Awards, Academy COO Christine Simmons announced today.  Finnie will report directly to Simmons.  Finnie will lead engagement and outreach initiatives for the organization’s global membership of more than 10,000 artists, filmmakers and executives and oversee Academ...

4 Honorary Oscar Awards to Samuel L. Jackson, Elaine May, Liv Ullmann and Danny Glover

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced today that its Board of Governors voted to present Honorary Awards to Samuel L. Jackson, Elaine May and Liv Ullmann, and the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award to Danny Glover.  The four Oscar® statuettes will be presented at the Academy’s 12th Governors Awards on Saturday, January 15, 2022, in Los Angeles. “We are thrilled to present this year’s Governors Awards to four honorees who have had a profound imp...

VIDEO Key moments from the 93rd Oscar Ceremony

Each January, the entertainment community and film fans around the world turn their attention to the Academy Awards. Interest and anticipation builds to a fevered pitch leading up to the Oscar telecast, when hundreds of millions of movie lovers tune in to watch the glamorous ceremony and learn who will receive the highest honors in filmmaking. Oscars 2021: Winners & Biggest Moments From The Night   ...

A look back at the key VIDEO moments from The 93rd Oscars Winners and Speeches

Oscars 2021: the winners revealed The Full List Chloe Zhao wins 3 Oscars for Nomadland, with Frances McDormand and Anthony Hopkins taking the top acting prizes.  Chloe Zhao’s drama Nomadland has triumphed at the 2021 Academy Awards, winning best picture, best director and best actress for Frances McDormand. Zhao is the second woman to win the best director prize, and the first woman of colour. Best actor went to  Anthony Hopkins for his role in The ... ...

VIDEO: Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award to the Motion Picture and Television Fund

The Motion Picture and Television Fund has been selected by the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences Board of Governors to receive Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award. The Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award is awarded periodically by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) at the Governors Awards ceremonies for an individual's "outstanding contributions to humanitarian causes". Prior to 2009 and in 2021, this award was presented d...

VIDEO: Oscar music Best original score to Trent Reznor, Atticus Ross and Jon Batiste for SOUL

Soul is a 2020 American computer-animated fantasy comedy-drama film produced by Pixar Animation Studios and released by Walt Disney Pictures. Directed by Pete Docter and co-directed by Kemp Powers, the film stars the voices of Jamie Foxx, Tina Fey, Graham Norton, Rachel House, Alice Braga, Richard Ayoade, Phylicia Rashad, Donnell Rawlings, Questlove, and Angela Bassett. The story follows a mi...

VIDEO: Oscar Winner best music original song FIGHT FOR YOU" from Judas and the Black Messiah

MUSIC: "FIGHT FOR YOU" from Judas and the Black Messiah; Music by H.E.R. and Dernst Emile II; Lyric by H.E.R. and Tiara Thomas   H.E.R. performs her Oscar winning song Fight For You at the Preshow! She won for "Best Original Song", making her the second black woman to win this award, the first being Irene Cara in 1983. Q. You are a Grammy winner, and the nominations come out for the Oscars, and now here we are. I think about how ‑‑ you talk...

Oscar winner for best cinematography Erik Messerschmidt for Mank

Mank is a 2020 American biographical drama film about screenwriter Herman J. Mankiewicz and his development of the screenplay for Citizen Kane (1941). Directed by David Fincher, based on a screenplay by his late father Jack Fincher, the film was produced by Ceán Chaffin, Douglas Urbanski, and Eric Roth. Q. What was the greatest challenge for you? I think, as a cinematographer, when you envision or have an idea in mind, but then to actually execute it, what is that main thin...

VIDEO: Emerald Fennell Oscar Winner for writing best original screenplay "It is very heavy"

  Q. You described it as so tiny ‑‑ or so heavy and so cold. Now that you are better acquainted with Oscar several hours later, how would you describe it? A. I mean, it's pretty amazing. It is very heavy. But maybe I just need to go to the gym or maybe I can use him as a weight. No, it's just ‑‑ I don't know what I expected. I think I've only ever held a pretend one. So it's very exciting.   Q. What do you think the future looks like for the UK film in...

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