Education & Outreach

Global Outreach
Global OutreachSci-Tech InternshipsMedia Literacy: Increasing students' awareness of messages being delivered through movies, television and the internet Teacher's Guides: Teaching tools to help students discover and experience the moviemaking process Grants & Support: Supporting a wide variety of film-related organizations and projects Nicholl Fellowships: Awarding fellowships to promising new writers

The Academy supports other movie-related organizations and institutions, provides opportunities for high school students – and movie fans of all ages – to further their understanding and appreciation of movies and the moviemaking process, and works to encourage interaction between the public and filmmakers of all types.

Global Outreach

Cuba 2011

Cuba Outreach 2011

For 11 days in December, Havana became a flashpoint of Cuban cinephilia. The 33rd International Festival of New Latin American Cinema drew hundreds of thousands of Cubans as well as distinguished Academy members Frank Pierson and Gregory Nava; Nava's producing partner, Barbara Martinez Jitner; and Academy Film Archive preservation officer Josef Lindner. More

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Academy Efforts Target Teens


Teaching Kits Explore Moviemaking Process

In collaboration with Young Minds Inspired, the Academy annually produces a teacher’s guide exploring an aspect of motion picture production. The series’ latest edition focuses on media literacy. PDF versions of all the guides are available for download. More

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