Events

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  • February
    Recap
    Feb 15 - Feb 17
    Foreign Language nominees
    A weekend of the nominated Foreign Language films
    Recap
    Saturday
    Feb 16
    Shorts & Doc Shorts (NY)
    Animated, live action and documentary shorts
  • Recap
    Tuesday
    Feb 19
    Oscar Celebrates: Shorts
    Hosted by Jason Schwartzman
    Twitter URL:
    Tatenda Mbudzi
    @ta10da
    Watching shorts at the academy #oscars just met Jason Schwartzman, he liked that I held onto my peach pie
    Recap
    Feb 20 - Feb 24
    At the National Archives
    Nominated Docs and Shorts
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    Wednesday
    Feb 20
    Hosted by Michael Moore
    Short Subject and Doc Features are celebrated
    Twitter URL:
    John Pouliot
    @jtpouliot
    Michael Moore hosting Oscar Celebrates: Docs. What is this life @ Academy of Motion Picture Arts and… http://t.co/ymeNDyptct
    Recap
    Thursday
    Feb 21
    Hosted by Rob Riggle
    Animated Feature Film Nominees
  • Recap
    Saturday
    Feb 23
    Hair and makeup nominees
    Moderated by Academy Governor Leonard Engelman
    Recap
    Saturday
    Feb 23
    Closely Watched Trains
    with director Jiří Menzel in person
  • Recap
    Saturday
    Feb 23
    Introduced by Ang Lee
    Oscar Celebrates: Foreign Language Films
    fun-fact
    Saturday
    Feb 23
    Did you know?

    3,048 statuettes have been presented since the initial awards banquet on May 16, 1929.

  • March
    Recap
    Monday
    Mar 18
    Evening with Tino Balio
    An Academy Film Scholar Lecture
    fun-fact
    Monday
    Mar 18
    Did you know?

    The official name of the statuette is Academy Award® of Merit.

  • April
    Recap
    Thursday
    Apr 04
    3D dinos at the Academy
    Jurassic Park - 20th Anniversary
    Twitter URL:
    Debra Trevino
    @debrat21
    Awesome screening of Jurassic Park 3D @ The Academy! @jessecarrion @valstweet @thetbe82 @mcworld @… http://t.co/nbMpEUjz2g
    Recap
    Thursday
    Apr 04
    A Toontown Reunion
    Who Framed Roger Rabbit
    Twitter URL:
    Bill Desowitz
    @BillDesowitz
    Roger Rabbit celebrated its 25th at the Academy Thursday night and looked better than ever. http://t.co/h7fMoH4Ema
  • Recap
    Thursday
    Apr 04
    "Shallow Grave" screening
    The film was Ewan McGregor's first feature.
    Twitter URL:
    IndieWire
    @IndieWire
    Danny Boyle discusses budgeting and why rehearsals are necessary at Academy event http://t.co/jaDxyNhqC6 @foxsearchlight
    Recap
    Monday
    Apr 15
    VFX Convergence
    A cross-disciplinary look at visual effects.
  • Recap
    Wednesday
    Apr 17
    40th anniv. screening
    Introduced by producer Stephen Chin
    Twitter URL:
    Matthew Polly
    @MatthewEPolly
    Producer Fred Weintraub & John Saxon before Academy screening of Enter the Dragon tonight. It was a packed house. http://t.co/srAVVLVcW8
    Recap
    Tuesday
    Apr 23
    On its 21st birthday
    With Mike Myers, Dana Carvey, Rob Lowe and others
    Twitter URL:
    Sasha KIEN
    @SashaKIEN
    #MikeMyers & #DanaCarvey Use Academy To Bury "Wayne’s World" Hatchet http://t.co/juRJh7Hq5T
  • May
    Recap
    Monday
    May 06
    Deconstructing Pi
    Hosted by Academy governor Bill Kroyer
    Recap
    May 10 - May 11
    Previously neglected work
    Discussion moderated by film critic Elvis Mitchell
    Twitter URL:
    Mark Olsen
    @IndieFocus
    "This is hard to admit: I forgot I made that movie." Penelope Spheeris on her student short in the orphan films show http://t.co/cyXiGCpf3X
  • Recap
    May 15 - May 15
    Bold New World of Storyte
    Hosted by John August
    Recap
    May 30 - May 31
    Introduced by Larry Engel
    A two day celebration of 70s documentaries
  • June
    Recap
    Monday
    Jun 03
    Hosted by Geoff Boucher
    Featuring a conversation with Jackie Chan
    Twitter URL:
    Debra Levine
    @artsmeme
    Just loved @EyeOfJackieChan interviewed by @geoffboucher Monday @TheAcademy. My story here: http://t.co/xNPQ0Q162a #jackiechan
    Recap
    Tuesday
    Jun 18
    Silent and sound versions
    Blackmail is usually known as the first UK talkie
  • Recap
    Wednesday
    Jun 19
    Restored 3D screening
    Alfred Hitchcock's only 3D movie
    Twitter URL:
    Hunter Burgan
    @TranquilMammoth
    Last night's screening of Hitchcock's Dial M for Murder in 3D was fantastic! @ Academy of Motion… http://t.co/0wmIgp4AKl
    Recap
    Thursday
    Jun 20
    Honoring costume design
    Panel moderated by Laura Dern.
  • July
    Recap
    Jul 13 - Aug 24
    Pipe organ favorites
    Live accompaniment on all four nights
    Recap
    Saturday
    Jul 13
    Introducted by Matthew We
    Discussion with "Mad Men" creator Matthew Weiner
    Twitter URL:
    Rafael Kayanan
    @RafaelKayanan
    "I only finish a script when the film is done." A Talk with Wong Kar Wai and Matthew Weiner - YouTube http://t.co/yXExEQtWjZ
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    Thursday
    Jul 25
    Celebrating 100th episode
    John August and Craig Mazin celebrate the podcast
    Recap
    Tuesday
    Jul 30
    Three new restorations
    Special guests: Mark Toscano and Harrod Blank
  • August
    Recap
    Thursday
    Aug 15
    Featuring Rob Reiner
    Hosted by Jason Reitman
    Twitter URL:
    Entertainment Weekly
    @EW
    'The Princess Bride': 10 INCONCEIVABLE facts from the Academy's live-commentary screening http://t.co/xQgwya1CqU
    fun-fact
    Thursday
    Aug 15
    Did you know?

    The statuette is 13½ inches tall and weighs 8½ pounds.

  • September
    Recap
    Sep 06 - Sep 09
    Satya Bhabha introduction
    With special guests Sharmila Tagore and Dilip Basu
    Twitter URL:
    Sean Wicks
    @wixpix
    American Cinematheque & Academy of Motion Pictures Arts & Sciences - Satyajit Ray Restored http://t.co/3d8O31y0Jm @sidgrauman @theacademy
    Recap
    Monday
    Sep 16
    60th ann. screening
    With special video message from Woody Allen
    Twitter URL:
    Terry McCarty
    @TVMCCA
    Woody Allen on SHANE http://t.co/vY0HPrcrDx
  • Recap
    Tuesday
    Sep 17
    Co-presented by LACMA
    Hosted by writer-director Gregory Nava
    Twitter URL:
    William Horberg
    @WilliamHorberg
    Greg Nava was such a well-informed and passionate host of the Gabriel Figueroa tribute last night: opened our eyes to Mexican cinema history
    Recap
    Friday
    Sep 20
    Hosted by Garrett Warren
    with a panel of stunt professionals
  • October
    Recap
    Friday
    Oct 04
    Drawn to Greatness
    Drawn to Greatness with Richard Williams
    Twitter URL:
    jerrybeck
    @jerrybeck
    Last night at the Academy with Richard Williams, in front of a painting of Roger Rabbit by Williams (today owned... http://t.co/Cc3AeDKVb9
    Recap
    Monday
    Oct 07
    60th anniversary
    60th anniversary screening of the classic western
    Twitter URL:
    Peyton Reed
    @MrPeytonReed
    Saw the restored SHANE at the Academy tonight. If you have a chance to see this on the big screen, GO! The print was beautiful.
  • Recap
    Wednesday
    Oct 09
    Oscar-winning thriller
    Costa-Gavras and Chris Terrio at the screening
    Recap
    Sunday
    Oct 13
    Celebrating amateur films
    Two unique events celebrating amateur filmmaking.
    Twitter URL:
    Nerderific
    @Nerderific
    Program for Hollywood Home Movies tonight: back. Cannot wait to see It's a Wonderful Life wrap party!! http://t.co/EytmuWTBad
  • November
    Recap
    Tuesday
    Nov 12
    American war effort unity
    Films emphasizing U.S.unity for the war effort.
    Recap
    Wednesday
    Nov 20
    Like Magic
    With Ricky Jay, Shane Mahan and Michael Weber
  • December
    Recap
    Friday
    Dec 06
    One-Reel Classic Films
    Presented on a 1909 hand-cranked cameragraph
    Twitter URL:
    Steven Moore
    @MrStevenMoore
    Of the 11,000 (silent) films made in the US between 1913 - 1930 only 14% survive... http://t.co/ZFu4hSPR42 http://t.co/12nuXZH39X
    Recap
    Tuesday
    Dec 10
    Richard Williams original
    The first public screening of the original version
    Twitter URL:
    Mia Resella
    @MiaResella
    Just saw the special rare cut of Thief and the Cobbler and Richard Williams himself!!! Dream fulfilled. http://t.co/qQfJ3Yke6J
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