Best known as the organization behind the movie industry’s most prestigious honor, the Oscar, the Academy encourages excellence in filmmaking through a range of coveted awards. While the Oscar statuette – a symbol admired around the world – acknowledges the very highest level of achievement, every form of Academy recognition, be it a certificate, plaque or other form of trophy, carries significance like none other in the world of movies.
The 85th Academy Awards will take place Sunday, February 24, 2013 at the Hollywood & Highland Center. More
In 2009, the Academy established a new annual event at which it presents one or more of its testimonial awards – the Irving G. Thalberg Memorial Award, the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award and the Honorary Award. More
Scientific & Technical Awards
The Sci-Tech Awards honor the innovators whose contributions have changed the way movies are made and presented. Explore a list of past winners and ceremonies or find out about how to apply. More
Academy Nicholl Fellowships in Screenwriting
The world’s most esteemed screenwriting competition awards up to five $35,000 fellowships each year to authors who have previously earned less than $5,000 writing for film or television. Explore screenwriting resources, see a list of past winners or register online. More