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84th Academy Awards News

Maya Rudolph and Kristen Wiig

Presenters and Performers

See the latest list of presenters and performers for the 84th Academy Awards ceremony.

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Oscar Nominations Announced

 Nominations for the 84th Academy Awards were announced Tuesday, January 24 by Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences President Tom Sherak and 2010 Oscar nominee Jennifer Lawrence.

Oscar Trailer

84th Academy Awards Trailer Launched

Watch the official Oscar trailer featuring host Billy Crystal and celebrity cameo appearances by Robin Williams, Josh Duhamel, Megan Fox, William Fichtner and Vinnie Jones.

Oscar Poster

Academy "Celebrates the Movies" as Poster Art Kicks Off Oscar Campaign

The Academy has unveiled the poster for the 84th Academy Awards. The art features the iconic Oscar statuette alongside memorable images from eight films spanning eight decades.

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Oscar Nomination Ballots Mailed to 5,783 Academy Voters

Nomination ballots for the 84th Academy Awards were mailed today to the 5,783 voting members of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

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97 Original Scores in 2011 Oscar Race

Ninety-seven scores from eligible feature-length motion pictures are in contention for nominations in the Original Score category for the 84th Academy Awards.

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265 Feature Films in Contention for 2011 Best Picture Oscar

Two hundred sixty-five feature films are eligible for the 2011 Academy Awards.

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39 Original Songs Vie for Oscar's 2011 Playlist

Thirty-nine songs from eligible feature-length motion pictures are in contention for nominations in the Original Song category for the 84th Academy Awards.

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10 Live Action Shorts Advance in Oscar Race

10 live action short films have advanced in the voting process for the 84th Academy Awards. One hundred seven pictures had originally qualified in the category.

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15 Features in Line for VFX Oscar

15 films have been selected for consideration for Achievement in Visual Effects for the 84th Academy Awards.

Hans Zimmer and Pharrell Williams

Hans Zimmer and Pharrell Williams to Serve as Music Consultants for the 84th Academy Awards

Oscar-winning composer Hans Zimmer and Grammy Award-winning songwriter and producer Pharrell Williams will serve as music consultants for the 84th Academy Awards.

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10 Animated Shorts Move Ahead in 2011 Oscar Race

10 animated short films have advanced in the voting process for the 84th Academy Awards. Forty-four pictures had originally qualified in the category.

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15 Documentary Features Advance in 2011 Oscar Race

15 films in the Documentary Feature category have advanced in the voting process for the 84th Academy Awards. One hundred twenty-four pictures had originally qualified in the category.

John Myhre

John Myhre Named Production Designer for 2012 Oscar Show

Academy Award-winning production designer John Myhre will design the 84th Academy Awards, telecast producers Brian Grazer and Don Mischer announced.

Billy Crystal

Billy Crystal to Return as Host for 84th Academy Awards

Producers Brian Grazer and Don Mischer have announced that Billy Crystal will serve as host for the 84th Academy Awards.

Brian Grazer and Don Mischer

Producers & Director

Oscar-winning producer Brian Grazer and acclaimed television producer/director Don Mischer will produce the 84th Academy Awards telecast. Mischer will also serve as the telecast’s director.

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18 Animated Features Submitted for 2011 Oscar Race

Eighteen features have been submitted for consideration in the Animated Feature Film category for the 84th Academy Awards.

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Melissa Watkins Trueblood Tapped as Talent Producer for 84th Academy Awards

Melissa Watkins Trueblood has been named talent producer for the 84th Academy Awards, telecast producers Brett Ratner and Don Mischer announced.

Oprah Winfrey

Governors Awards

The 2011 Governors Awards recipients were honored at an awards presentation event on November 12, 2011.

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Campaign Regulations Issued for 84th Academy Awards

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today issued regulations for how movies and achievements eligible for the 84th Academy Awards may be marketed to Academy members.

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Nine Scientific Achievements in Competition for 84th Academy Awards

The Scientific and Technical Awards Committee of the Academy announced that nine scientific and technical achievements have been selected for further awards consideration..

84th Annual Rules

84th Annual Academy Awards Rules

Rules for 84th Annual Academy Awards of Merit for distinguished achievements during 2011 are now available.

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Key Dates Announced for 84th Academy Awards

Nominations for the 84th Academy Awards will be announced on Tuesday, January 24, 2012. The Academy Awards ceremony will be held on Sunday, February 26, 2012.

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