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Read the full list of the 50th Student Academy Awards finalists.
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Producer Janet Yang was re-elected president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences by the organization’s Board of Governors.
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Read the full list of the 2023 Student Academy Awards semifinalists.
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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.
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The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is extending invitations to join the organization to 398 artists and executives who have distinguished themselves by their contributions to motion pictures.
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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.
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The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today announced its newly elected 2023–2024 Board of Governors.  The governors will take office at the first scheduled board meeting of the new term.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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