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347 feature films are eligible for the 2018 Academy Awards®

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  Three hundred forty-seven feature films are eligible for the 2018 Academy Awards®, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced today. To be eligible for 91st Academy Awards consideration, feature films must open in a commercial motion picture theater in Los Angeles County by December 31, and begin a minimum run of seven consecutive days. Under Academy rules, a feature-length motion picture must have a running time of more than 40 minutes and must have been exhibited t...

Shortlists in consideration for the 91st Oscars® in nine categories

    The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today announced shortlists in consideration for the 91st Oscars® in nine categories: Documentary Feature, Documentary Short Subject, Foreign Language Film, Makeup and Hairstyling, Music (Original Score), Music (Original Song), Animated Short Film, Live Action Short Film and Visual Effects.  To download shortlists by category, visit Oscars.org/91st-oscars-shortlists. DOCUMENTARY FEATURE Fifteen films will advance in the...

9 scientific and technical achievements to be honored with Academy Awards

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<span "="">Curtis Clark to receive John A. Bonner Award The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced today that nine scientific and technical achievements represented by 27 individual award recipients will be honored at its annual Scientific and Technical Awards Presentation on Saturday, February 9, 2019, at the Beverly Wilshire in Beverly Hills. In addition, cinematographer Curtis Clark will receive the John A. Bonner Award (a medallion) for his extraordinary...

Academy Museum of Motion Pictures Announces its Inaugural Exhibitions

Kerry Brougher, Director of the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures, today announced the details of the inaugural exhibitions that will be on view when the Museum opens in late 2019. The first institution of its scope and scale devoted to the past, present, and future of cinema, the Academy Museum will open with a long-term exhibition that explores the evolution of film from its beginnings to its possible futures. Where Dreams Are Made: A Journey Inside the Movies (working title) will occupy two...

20 films are in the running in the Visual Effects category for the 91st Academy Awards®

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The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today announced that 20 films are in the running in the Visual Effects category for the 91st Academy Awards®. The films are listed below in alphabetical order: “Ant-Man and the Wasp” “Aquaman” “Avengers: Infinity War” “Black Panther” “Bumblebee” “Christopher Robin” “Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald” “First Man” “...

VIDEO - Steven Spielberg honors Frank Marshall and Kathleen Kennedy at the 2018 Governors Awards

In honor of the 10th Annual Governors Awards, the Board of Governors of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences presented last night (11/18) Honorary Awards to publicist Marvin Levy, composer Lalo Schifrin and actress Cicely Tyson, and the Irving G. Thalberg Memorial Award to producers Kathleen Kennedy and Frank Marshall.   ...

VIDEO - Tom Hanks honors Marvin Levy at the 2018 Governors Awards

In honor of the 10th Annual Governors Awards, the Board of Governors of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences presented last night (11/18) Honorary Awards to publicist Marvin Levy, composer Lalo Schifrin and actress Cicely Tyson, and the Irving G. Thalberg Memorial Award to producers Kathleen Kennedy and Frank Marshall.   ...

VIDEO - Matt Damon honors Frank Marshall and Kathleen Kennedy at the 2018 Governors Awards

In honor of the 10th Annual Governors Awards, the Board of Governors of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences presented last night (11/18) Honorary Awards to publicist Marvin Levy, composer Lalo Schifrin and actress Cicely Tyson, and the Irving G. Thalberg Memorial Award to producers Kathleen Kennedy and Frank Marshall. ...

VIDEO - Lalo Schifrin receives an Honorary Oscar at the 2018 Governors Awards

In honor of the 10th Annual Governors Awards, the Board of Governors of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences presented  (11/18) Honorary Awards to publicist Marvin Levy, composer Lalo Schifrin and actress Cicely Tyson, and the Irving G. Thalberg Memorial Award to producers Kathleen Kennedy and Frank Marshall. ...

166 documentaries competing for the 2018 Oscar® Race

Good luck to all and congratulations to The One who will make it !     The submitted features, listed in alphabetical order, are:   “Active Measures” “American Chaos” “Antonio Lopez 1970: Sex Fashion & Disco” “Bali: Beats of Paradise” “Be Natural: The Untold Story of Alice Guy-Blaché” “Better Angels” “Bisbee ’17” “Boom for Real: The Late Teenage Years of Jean-...

Nov 15 final deadline to submit Oscars Submission Forms (OSF)

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Thursday, November 15, is the deadline to submit Oscars Submission Forms (OSF) in the general entry categories to the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences for 91st Academy Awards® consideration.  Films will not be accepted for consideration after the deadline. For a feature film to be considered for the 2018 Awards, the film’s distributor or producer must upload via Dropbox a scanned, signed copy of the OSF and legal billing (complete on-screen credits) or deliver a signed...

25 features have been submitted for consideration in the Animated Feature Film category for the 91st Academy Awards®.

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Twenty-five features have been submitted for consideration in the Animated Feature Film category for the 91st Academy Awards®. “Ana y Bruno” “Dr. Seuss’ The Grinch” “Early Man” “Fireworks” “Have a Nice Day” “Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation” “Incredibles 2” “Isle of Dogs” “The Laws of the Universe – Part I” “Liz and the Blue Bird” &...

Jennifer Fox will produce the 10th Annual Governors Awards

Nominated producer Jennifer Fox will produce the 10th Annual Governors Awards for the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, Academy President John Bailey announced today.  “This 10th anniversary of the Governors Awards highlights five diverse artists whose contributions to American cinema endure through changing time and fashion.  Jennifer is the perfect choice to help us pay tribute to this year’s honorees,” said Bailey. Fox has produced or executive produ...

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences honored 19 student winners from colleges and universities around the world

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences tonight honored its student winners from colleges and universities around the world at the 45th Student Academy Awards ceremony, held at the Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills. The Gold, Silver and Bronze Medal awards were announced and presented by documentarian Arthur Dong, actor and comedian Kumail Nanjiani and directors Catherine Hardwicke and Patricia Riggen! The 2018 Student Academy Award winners are: Alternative (Dom...

87 challengers for Best Foreign Picture

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87 COUNTRIES IN COMPETITION FOR  2018 FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM OSCAR® Eighty-seven countries have submitted films for consideration in the Foreign Language Film category for the 91st Academy Awards®.  Malawi and Niger are first-time entrants.  The 2018 submissions are:  Afghanistan, “Rona Azim’s Mother,” Jamshid Mahmoudi, director; Algeria, “Until the End of Time,” Yasmine Chouikh, director; Argentina, “El &Aac...

Academy Launches “Action: The Academy Women’s Initiative” With Events In Los Angeles And London

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, in partnership with E! Entertainment and Swarovski, announced today the launch of Action: The Academy Women’s Initiative, comprised of the Academy Gold Fellowship for Women, the Academy Directory and annual events, all designed to create opportunities for female filmmakers to connect, share their stories and celebrate inclusion. This year’s events will take place on October 15 in London and October 30 in Los Angeles, and will see the...

The Academy will present its 4th annual Careers in Film Summit on Saturday, October 6

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The Academy will present its 4th annual Careers in Film Summit on Saturday, October 6, at the Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills. The day-long event will provide high school and college students the opportunity to learn about careers in the motion picture industry from Academy governors and members, Oscar®-winning and nominated filmmakers, and other industry professionals. The summit will feature such panelists as director Peyton Reed (“Ant-Man and the Wasp”), producer Nina ...

6 new members in the Science and Technology Council of the Academy

David Ayer, Rod Bogart, Theo Gluck, Leslie Iwerks, Colette Mullenhoff and Jeff Taylor have accepted invitations to join the Science and Technology Council of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, bringing the Council’s 2018–2019 membership roster to 25. Ayer is a director, producer and screenwriter whose credits include “Bright,” “Suicide Squad,” “Fury,” “Sabotage,” “End of Watch,” “Street Kings” an...

Submission deadlines for 91st Academy Awards® consideration announced

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today published its list of upcoming submission deadlines for 91st Academy Awards® consideration.  Submissions for individual categories and the General Entry/Oscars Submission Form (OSF) are due by 5 p.m. PT on the following dates: Monday, October 1 Animated Feature Film Documentary Feature Documentary Short Subject Foreign Language Film Animated Short Film Live Action Short Film Thursday, November 15 General En...

Changes to the 91st Oscars (2019) include restructuring and shortening the length of the telecast to three hours.

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While remaining committed to celebrating a wide spectrum of movies, the Academy announced today that it will not present the new Oscars® category at the upcoming 91st awards. The Academy recognized that implementing any new award nine months into the year creates challenges for films that have already been released. The Board of Governors continues to be actively engaged in discussions, and will examine and seek additional input regarding this category. “There has been a wide range of...

The Academy has voted 19 students as winners of the Student Academy Awards®45th competition.

The Academy has voted 19 students as winners of the Student Academy Awards®45th competition.  This year, the Student Academy Awards competition received a total of 1,582 entries from 278 domestic and 122 international colleges and universities, which were voted upon by a record number of Academy members.  The 2018 winners join the ranks of such past Student Academy Award winners as Patricia Cardoso, Pete Docter, Cary Fukunaga, John Lasseter, Spike Lee, Trey Parker, Patricia Rigge...

Kathleen Kennedy and Frank Marshall publicist Marvin Levy, composer Lalo Schifrin and actress Cicely Tyson to be honored

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The Board of Governors of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences voted Tuesday night (September 4) to present Honorary Awards to publicist Marvin Levy, composer Lalo Schifrin and actress Cicely Tyson, and the Irving G. Thalberg Memorial Award to producers Kathleen Kennedy and Frank Marshall. The three Oscar® statuettes and Thalberg Award will be presented at the Academy’s 10th Annual Governors Awards on Sunday, November 18, at the Ray Dolby Ballroom at Hollywood & Highland...

John Bailey re-elected Academy President

    John Bailey was re-elected president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Tuesday night (August 7) 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) Sid Ganis, Vice President (chair, Museum Committee) Larry Karaszewski, Vice President (chair, Preservation and History Committee) Nancy Utley, Vice President (chair, Education ...

Academy’s 2018 new members.

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Academy’s 2018 new members. 928 NEW MEMBERS from 59 COUNTRIES, 49% female; 38% people of colour. Of which 92 Oscar nominated and 17 Oscar winners. ...

Jennifer Todd has won the runoff election for the open Producers Branch seat on the 2018–19 Board of Governors

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The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today announced that Jennifer Todd has won the runoff election for the open Producers Branch seat on the 2018–19 Board of Governors.  Todd joins incumbents Albert Berger and Mark Johnson in representing the branch and will assume her post as of July 1. Todd and Jason Blum tied for the seat in the Board election last week, and Producers Branch members were asked to vote in the runoff.  This is the fourth time in Academy history that...

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