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Six Oscar Winners Join Presenter Line UpOscars producers David Hill and Reginald Hudlin announced today a third slate of presenters for the 88th Oscars telecast. The Oscars, hosted by Chris Rock, will air live Oscar® Sunday, February 28, on ABC.  The presenters, including several Oscar winners, are:Patricia ArquetteAbraham AttahCate BlanchettEmily BluntLouis C.K.CommonRussell CroweChris EvansJennifer GarnerLouis Gossett, Jr. Michael B. JordanRachel McAdamsDev PatelEddie RedmayneDaisy RidleySarah SilvermanSofia Vergara"Through their work, these artists have shown...
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In the week leading up to the 88th Oscars®, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will present a series of public programs celebrating this year’s nominees in the Animated Feature Film, Documentary Feature, Documentary Short Subject, Foreign Language Film, Makeup and Hairstyling, and Animated and Live Action Short Film categories.  All events will be held at the Academy’s Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills.The Oscar® Week schedule is as follows:OSCAR WEEK: SHORTSTuesday, February 23, 7 p.m.Hosted by director Jennifer Yuh NelsonYuh Nelson received an Oscar nomination in the...
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Oscars producers David Hill and Reginald Hudlin announced today the second slate of presenters for the 88th Oscars telecast. The Oscars, hosted by Chris Rock, will air live Oscar Sunday, February 28, on ABC.  The presenters, including Oscar winners and nominees, are:Steve CarellPriyanka ChopraQuincy JonesByung-hun LeeJared LetoJulianne MooreOlivia MunnMargot RobbieJason SegelAndy SerkisJ.K. SimmonsKerry WashingtonReese Witherspoon These artists have enriched the international moviegoing experience with a range of memorable work from the comic to the profound,” Hudlin and...
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Oscars producers David Hill and Reginald Hudlin announced today the first slate of presenters for the 88th Oscars telecast. The Oscars, hosted by Chris Rock, will air live Oscar® Sunday, February 28, on ABC.  The presenters and performers, including past Oscar winners and nominees, are:      Benicio Del Toro     Tina Fey     Whoopi Goldberg     Ryan Gosling     Kevin Hart     Lady Gaga     Sam Smith     Charlize Theron     Jacob...
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I’d like to acknowledge the wonderful work of this year’s nominees.  While we celebrate their extraordinary achievements, I am both heartbroken and frustrated about the lack of inclusion. This is a difficult but important conversation, and it’s time for big changes. The Academy is taking dramatic steps to alter the makeup of our membership.  In the coming days and weeks we will conduct a review of our membership recruitment in order to bring about much-needed diversity in our 2016 class and beyond.As many of you know, we have implemented changes to diversify our membership in...
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The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today announced that 74 songs from eligible feature-length motion pictures released in 2015 are in contention for nominations in the Original Song category for the 88th Academy Awards.The original songs, along with the motion picture in which each song is featured, are listed below in alphabetical order by film title and song title:"Happy" from "Altered Minds""Home" from "Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Road Chip""None Of Them Are You" from "Anomalisa""Stem To The Rose" from "Becoming Bulletproof""The Mystery Of Your Gift" from "Boychoir""I Run"...
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In honor of our upcoming of screening of Federico Fellini’s Oscar-winning Amarcord, which will be shown as part of “Passing Beauty: A Conversation with Hou Hsiao-hsien” on October 13th, we thought we’d share some little-seen images of the Italian auteur throughout his career.  All the photos are courtesy the Academy’s Margaret Herrick Library.  [[{"fid":"61211","view_mode":"default","fields":{"format":"default","field_file_image_title_text[und][0][value]":"","field_file_image_alt_text[und][0][value]":"Fellini%2C%20back%20in%20the%20early%201940s%2C%20as%20he%20was%20transitioning%...
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Emmy®-winning live television producer David Hill and Oscar®-nominated producer-director Reginald Hudlin will produce the 88th Oscars telecast, Academy President Cheryl Boone Isaacs announced today.  It will be their first involvement with the Academy Awards®, which will air live on the ABC Television Network on Oscar Sunday, February 28, 2016.“We’re delighted to have this talented team on board,” said Boone Isaacs. “David is a true innovator with a dynamic personality.  His vast experience as a live events producer, coupled with Reggie’s energy, creativity and talent as a filmmaker...
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 The Academy and the ABC Television Network today announced the dates for the 88th, 89th and 90th Oscar® presentations.  The Academy Awards® will air live on ABC on Oscar Sunday, February 28, 2016, February 26, 2017, and March 4, 2018, respectively.    Academy key dates for the 2015 Awards season are: Saturday, November 14, 2015                     The Governors Awards Wednesday, December 30, 2015              Nominations...
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In homage to the upcoming Academy Awards, we look back to earlier Academy Awards ceremonies. Here we highlight the historic role of radio in one of Hollywood’s most anticipated events of the year.When the first Academy Awards were handed out in May 1929 at the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel, the winners had already been announced three months earlier. The following year, due to increased public interest, the ceremony was partially covered in a live radio broadcast.In anticipation of the highly celebrated event for the 5th Academy Awards, radio station KECA presented a half-hour program called “...
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