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One hundred sixty-six features have been submitted for consideration in the Documentary Feature category for the 91st Academy Awards.The submitted features, listed in alphabetical order, are:“Above and Beyond: NASA’S Journey to Tomorrow”“Active Measures”“Amazing Grace”“American Chaos”“Andy Irons: Kissed by God”“Antonio Lopez 1970: Sex Fashion & Disco”“Avicii: True Stories”“Bali: Beats of Paradise”“Bathtubs over Broadway”“Be Natural: The Untold Story of Alice Guy-Blach锓Believer”“Better Angels”“Bill Coors: The Will to Live”“Bisbee ’17”“The Bleeding Edge”“Boom for Real: The Late Teenage...
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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 OSF and the film’s legal billing to the Academy’s 8949 Wilshire Boulevard office.  The deadline for...
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Twenty-five features have been submitted for consideration in the Animated Feature Film category for the 91st Academy Awards.The submitted features, listed in alphabetical order, are:“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”“Lu over the Wall”“MFKZ”“Maquia: When the Promised Flower Blooms”“Mirai”“The Night Is Short, Walk on Girl”“On Happiness Road”“Ralph Breaks the Internet”“Ruben Brandt, Collector”“Sgt. Stubby: An American Hero”“...
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GLENN WEISS TO CO-PRODUCE AND DIRECT THE OSCARSOscar-winning producer Donna Gigliotti will produce the 91st Oscars, and Emmy®-winning director Glenn Weiss will co-produce and direct the show, Academy President John Bailey announced today.  The Oscars will air live on the ABC Television Network and broadcast outlets worldwide on Sunday, February 24, 2019.“Donna and Glenn will infuse new energy and vision into this 91st awards presentation, and we are excited about a broad-based creative relationship with these two artists,” said Bailey.“I’m grateful to the Academy and ABC for entrusting...
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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 Ángel,” Luis Ortega, director;Armenia, “Spitak,” Alexander Kott, director;Australia, “Jirga,” Benjamin Gilmour, director;Austria, “The Waldheim Waltz,” Ruth Beckermann, director;Bangladesh, “No Bed of Roses,” Mostofa Sarwar Farooki, director;Belarus, “Crystal...
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ACADEMY PARTNERS WITH E! ENTERTAINMENT FOR LOS ANGELES EVENT WITH HANNAH GADSBY AND LENA WAITHE IN CONVERSATIONSWAROVSKI JOINS AS MULTI-YEAR GLOBAL PARTNEREVENTS WILL INTRODUCE THE ACADEMY GOLD FELLOWSHIP FOR WOMENAND THE ACADEMY DIRECTORY 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...
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Panel discussions with Academy governors and members, Oscar-winning and nominated filmmakers, industry professionals live-streamed on Oscars.org for LA eventThe 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...
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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” and “Harsh Times.”  He also wrote screenplays for several acclaimed features, including “S.W.A.T.,” “Dark Blue,” “Training Day,” “The Fast and the Furious” and “U-571.”  Ayer is...
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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 1Animated Feature FilmDocumentary FeatureDocumentary Short SubjectForeign Language FilmAnimated Short FilmLive Action Short FilmThursday, November 15General Entry categories (including Best Picture)Original ScoreOriginal SongThe submission process may be initiated online at submissions.oscars.org. ...
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