Posted Tuesday, August 1, 2023 - 13:30
Producer Janet Yang was re-elected president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences by the organization’s Board of Governors.
Posted Tuesday, July 11, 2023 - 11:00
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced today that 10 distinct scientific and technical investigations have been launched for 2023 in the lead-up to the Scientific and Technical Awards on Friday, February 23, 2024.
Posted Monday, June 26, 2023 - 11:00
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced today that its Board of Governors voted to present Academy Honorary Awards to Angela Bassett, Mel Brooks and editor Carol Littleton and the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award to the Sundance Institute’s Michelle Satter. The four Oscar® statuettes will be presented at the Academy’s 14th Governors Awards event on Saturday, November 18, 2023, at the Fairmont Century Plaza in Los Angeles.
Posted Wednesday, June 21, 2023 - 15:30
The Academy’s Board of Governors has approved new requirements to broaden the public theatrical exhibition criteria for Oscars® eligibility in the Best Picture category starting with the 97th Academy Awards®, for films released in 2024.
Posted Tuesday, June 20, 2023 - 12:00
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced today the newest acquisitions to its expansive collection—the largest film-related collection in the world—housed at the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures, Margaret Herrick Library, and Academy Film Archive, leaders in the fields of conservation, preservation, and exhibition of film-related objects and materials.
Posted Wednesday, June 7, 2023 - 12:00
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announces the seventh year of Academy Gold Rising, a career development program for students and young professionals from underrepresented communities. Gold Rising works with various studios and industry organizations to provide educational programs, career preparation sessions, and networking and mentorship opportunities with Academy members and industry professionals. Gold Rising helps college seniors, recent graduates and young professionals acquire the knowledge, skills and connections to achieve success as they navigate in front of and behind-the-camera careers in film. This year, 90 students and 21 film and entertainment companies will participate in the program.
Posted Monday, April 24, 2023 - 09:00
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and ABC today announced the 96th Oscars® will take place on Sunday, March 10, 2024. The show will air live on ABC and in more than 200 territories worldwide from the Dolby® Theatre at Ovation Hollywood.
Posted Friday, March 31, 2023 - 15:45
The Board of Governors of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today announced the creation of the Production and Technology Branch, comprising approximately 400 individuals previously classified as Members-at-Large. The new branch represents members working in key technical and production positions in all phases of filmmaking, from pre- to post-production.
Posted Thursday, January 26, 2023 - 12:00
LOS ANGELES, CA – The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announces a partnership with Letterboxd, a global social network for film discussion and discovery. The Academy and Letterboxd will collaborate on exclusive digital content connected to the Oscars®, starting with the Nominees Luncheon and featuring nominees reading the best Letterboxd reviews of their films. Letterboxd also will host nominees on “The Letterboxd Show” podcast throughout the awards season and present an Oscars-themed series of Showdowns, including the Best Picture Showdown, launched today.
Posted Monday, January 23, 2023 - 11:30
The Academy Museum of Motion Pictures and Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences are pleased to announce programming plans during the week leading up to the 95th Oscars® on Sunday, March 12, 2023. Oscar® Week events will debut at the Academy Museum and be open to the public with purchase of same-day general admission. Film screenings will feature all nominated shorts, and panel conversations will feature Academy Award®-nominated filmmakers celebrating this year’s nominees in the Animated Feature Film, Animated Short Film, Documentary Feature Film, Documentary Short Film, International Feature Film, Live Action Short Film, and Makeup and Hairstyling categories. All programs will take place in the museum’s David Geffen Theater. Purchase of general admission to the museum grants access to all same-day Oscar Week screenings and panels. In addition, the Academy Museum will host its second annual Oscars Night at the Museum on March 12 from 3pm to 10pm. Guests, encouraged to dress in their best Hollywood glam looks, will be treated to a one-of-a-kind event at which they will walk the red carpet, savor food by Wolfgang Puck Catering plus a hosted bar, pose for photos, enjoy a 15% discount at the Academy Museum Store, and watch the Oscars ceremony livestream on ABC in the David Geffen Theater.
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