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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...

VIDEO: Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award to Tyler Perry : 'my hope, that more people would just meet in the middle'

Tyler Perry has been selected by the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences Board of Governors to receive Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award Clip Courtesy A.M.P.A.S.© 2021 Tyler Perry urged the Oscars audience to “refuse hate” as he accepted the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award at the 93rd annual Academy Awards.   Q. Your speech was just incredible. It was maybe the most moving moment of the night. You mentioned your mother a lot in that speech and what...

VIDEO: Chloe Zaho on winning Best Director at the Oscars 2021 "who you are is your art"

Clip Courtesy A.M.P.A.S.© 2021 "Well, the howling is for our production sound mixer, Wolf, who you saw in the memorial. We, unfortunately, lost him recently, and his name is Wolf, and he's the production sound mixer both on my previous film, the Rider, and he is part of the Rider family, so that howl was for Wolf. My happiest time is now for the people who know what she did out there as a producer and an actress, how open and how vulnerable she has been and how she has ...

VIDEO: Chloé Zhao winning best picture: "I think I need less stuff to live".

Chloe Zhao won 3 Oscars for Nomadland, with Frances McDormand taking the top acting prize. 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.     Q. I'm wondering if this movie changed how you live your own life? A. (Chloé Zhao) Well, all of us that you saw today on that stage ...

Two Oscars for 'The Father' by Florian Zeller!

  After its two BAFTA awards and Golden Globes nominations, The Father, the debut feature by Florian Zeller, coproduced by France, won two Oscars (out of its six nominations) at the 93rd Academy Awards ceremony, which took place on April 25, 2021.   Florian Zeller is already the most performed contemporary French playwright internationally, and The Father, his very first feature film, an adaptation of his eponymous play, won two Oscars at the 93rd Academy Awards ceremony:: Best Acto...

VIDEO: Oscar Winner Best documentary feature 'My Octopus Teacher': Love and Hope

    (James Reed) This is an amazing and unique film because, for the most part, the star of the whole film, Craig, is actually filming the story himself.  So he's both the subjects of the film, but he's also there on his own for a lot of the time filming this incredible relationship... He would go out every day in the freezing cold and dive on a single breath to the bottom of the kelp forest, looking for this octopus he had come to know and love. ...

Oscars 2021: the winners revealed

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 ...

DPA Gift Suite for the Oscars 2021

  Nathalie Dubois and her DPA gift suite did it again( https://dpagroup.org )! With the covid pandemic under control, at least here in the USA, there was some proper celebration to be done. And so it is with Mrs. Dubois launching another inspiring and joyful 2 days events, at the legendary LUXE hotel on Sunset Boulevard (https://www.luxehotels.com ) where many brands (over 33!) came together to salute the many Oscar nominees. Also in attendance were several Hollywood celebrities such as: A...

Diane von Furstenberg, Jacqueline Stewart, Cynthia Erivo, and Dawn Hudson Celebrate Women Nominees of the 93rd Oscars®

Co-hosts Diane von Furstenberg, designer; Jacqueline Stewart, Chief Artistic and Programming Officer, Academy Museum of Motion Pictures; Cynthia Erivo, actor, singer, and producer; and Dawn Hudson, CEO, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences present a video compilation honoring the women nominees of the 93rd Oscars.   The video features: Maite Alberdi: Documentary Feature, The Mole Agent Sophia Nahli Allison: Documentary Short Subject, A Love Song for Latas...

All-Star cast presenters at the 93rd Oscars®, which airs live on ABC next Sunday, April 25

  93RD OSCARS® ALL-STAR CAST REVEALED Show producers Jesse Collins, Stacey Sher and Steven Soderbergh today announced the ensemble cast to present at the 93rd Oscars®, which airs live on ABC on Sunday, April 25, at 8 p.m. EDT/5 p.m. PDT. Starring, in alphabetical order, are Angela Bassett, Halle Berry, Bong Joon Ho, Don Cheadle, Bryan Cranston, Laura Dern, Harrison Ford, Regina King, Marlee Matlin, Rita Moreno, Joaquin Phoenix, Brad Pitt, Reese Witherspoon, Ren&...

Performers of the five Oscar nominated original songs announced

Celeste, H.E.R., Leslie Odom, Jr., Laura Pausini, Daniel Pemberton, Molly Sandén and Diane Warren to Perform Nominated Original Songs Ariana DeBose, Colman Domingo, Lil Rel Howery and Andrew Rannells  to Host Oscars Specials Live on ABC   Celeste, H.E.R., Leslie Odom, Jr., Laura Pausini, Daniel Pemberton, Molly Sandén and Diane Warren will perform the five nominated original songs in their entirety for “Oscars: Into the Spotlight,” the lead-in to ...

VIDEO Oscars® nominations announced today

93RD OSCARS® NOMINATIONS ANNOUNCED - THE OSCARS SET TO AIR LIVE, APRIL 25, 2021, ON ABC Oscars® nominations today (March 15), live from London, via a global live stream on Oscar.com, Oscars.org, the Academy’s digital platforms, an international satellite feed and broadcast media. Chopra Jonas and Jonas announced the nominees in 23 categories at 5:19 a.m. PT. See below the complete list of nominees, or visit the official Oscars website, www.oscar.com.     Ac...

VIDEO: Priyanka Chopra Jonas and Nick Jonas will announce the Oscar nominations this coming monday March 15

93RD OSCARS® NOMINATIONS will be revealed live Monday, March 15, 2021 5:19 a.m. PDT / 8:19 a.m. EDT / 12:19 p.m. GMT / 8:19 p.m. CST   Actor-producer Priyanka Chopra Jonas (“The White Tiger”) and singer, songwriter and actor Nick Jonas (“Kingdom”) will announce the 93rd Oscars® nominations in all 23 Academy Award® categories in a two-part live presentation on Monday, March 15, via global live stream on Oscar.com, Oscars.org, the Academy’s d...

Academy Museum Announces Inaugural Programming

The Academy Museum of Motion Pictures in Los Angeles announced a slate of programs it will offer to the public beginning September 30, 2021, when it will celebrate its grand opening. The museum’s inaugural programs are made possible by the kind support of donors, including Richard Roth Cinema-Arts Fund, Participant, Pritzker Foundation, Eric and Melina Esrailian, Dr. Kathy Fields and Dr. Garry Rayant in honor of Sid and Nancy Ganis, Julia and Ken Gouw, Robert and Miryam Knutson, and Dr. Pe...

17 scientific and technical achievements to be honorted with Academy Awards®

  Nia DaCosta to host Scientific and Technical Awards virtual presentation on Saturday, February 13 The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced today that 17 scientific and technical achievements represented by 55 individual award recipients, as well as two companies, will be honored in a virtual Scientific and Technical Awards presentation on Saturday, February 13, 2021.  Hosted by filmmaker Nia DaCosta (“Little Woods&...

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