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Four individuals and one writing team have been selected as winners of the 2022 Academy Nicholl Fellowships in Screenwriting.  Each individual and writing team will receive a $35,000 prize and mentorship from an Academy member throughout their fellowship year.  They also will be featured at the Academy Nicholl Fellowships in Screenwriting Awards and Live Read on November 9 at the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures, where an ensemble of actors will read selected scenes from the winning scripts.  The Nicholl Fellowships was established in 1985 through the support of Gee Nicholl in memory of her husband Don Nicholl.
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Karishma Dube and Oleksandra Kostina have been selected to be the domestic and international recipients, respectively, of the 2022 Academy Gold Fellowship for Women.  Part of the Academy Gold global talent development and inclusion initiative, the Fellowship for Women is a one-year program that combines direct support, personalized mentorship and access to once-in-a-lifetime networking opportunities for emerging women filmmakers to further their pursuits in the field.  The Academy currently awards two fellowships annually, one in the U.S. with a prize amount of $35,000 and one internationally in the amount of €20,000.  The fellowship, presented this year in partnership with CHANEL, is now in its fifth year.
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The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has voted 14 students as winners of the 49th Student Academy Awards® competition.  This year, the Student Academy Awards competition received a total of 1,796 entries from 614 colleges and universities around the world.  The 2022 winners join the ranks of such past Student Academy Award® winners as Patricia Cardoso, Pete Docter, Spike Lee, Patricia Riggen and Robert Zemeckis.
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With a focus on expertise in live television event production, Glenn Weiss and Ricky Kirshner of White Cherry Entertainment have been named executive producers of the 95th Oscars®, Academy CEO Bill Kramer announced today.  For the eighth consecutive year, Weiss also will direct the show, which will air live on ABC and broadcast outlets worldwide on Sunday, March 12, 2023.  It will be Weiss’s second time and Kirshner’s first time producing the Oscars.
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Oscar®-nominated producer Jennifer Fox will return to produce the 13th Governors Awards for the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, Academy President Janet Yang announced today.  It is her fourth time producing the event.
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Read the full list of the 2022 Student Academy Awards finalists.
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The Academy Museum of Motion Pictures announced today An Evening with Sacheen Littlefeather, a very special program of conversation, reflection, healing, and celebration with Sacheen Littlefeather (Apache/Yaqui/Arizona) on September 17, 2022.
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Producer Janet Yang was elected president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences by the organization’s Board of Governors.
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“La Biennale di Venezia Cinecittà and Mastercard are honored to welcome for the first time the AMPAS to the Mostra Internazionale d’Arte Cinematografica di Venezia - Venice International Film Festival on the occasion of its 90thanniversary. All three institutions share similar visions and values. They educate, support, promote, and honor the cinematic artists of today and preserve the legacy and history of moviemaking’s past.
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The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has promoted Jenny Galante to Executive Vice President, Revenue and Business Development, Academy CEO Bill Kramer announced today. Galante will report directly to Kramer.
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