The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences received separate $10 million gifts from Jeffrey Katzenberg and Steven Spielberg for the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures. In recognition of these gifts, the two main galleries on the lobby floor of the Academy Museum will be named for Katzenberg and Spielberg – The Marilyn and Jeffrey Katzenberg Gallery and The Spielberg Family Gallery.“Steven and Jeffrey share a passion for moviemaking and philanthropy,” said Academy Museum Campaign Chair Bob Iger. “With these incredibly generous gifts, they are combining the two, moving us closer to...
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The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced today that it has received a $20 million gift from the Dalian Wanda Group for the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures. The gift was made as part of the Academy Museum’s $300 million capital campaign and is the second largest commitment received to date. In recognition of this gift, the Academy will name the Museum’s film history gallery The Wanda Gallery.“The Academy Museum of Motion Pictures is a global cultural institution and the Dalian Wanda Group’s support of the project speaks to the worldwide importance and appeal of the...
Posted Monday, July 22, 2013 - 17:45
Gale Anne Hurd, Gerald Schwartz And Heather Reisman, And The Simms/Mann Family Foundation Each Donate $5 Million To The Academy Museum The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced today that it has received three $5 million naming gifts from producer and Academy Governor Gale Anne Hurd; philanthropist and CEO of Onex Gerald Schwartz and his wife Heather Reisman; and the family of the iconic film exhibitor Ted Mann—Victoria Mann Simms (Ted Mann's daughter), her husband Ron Simms and their family. These gifts will help to fund the design and construction of the Academy Museum...
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