Academy Film Scholars Lecture
Established in 1999, the Film Scholars program is designed to stimulate and support the creation of new and significant works of film scholarship about aesthetic, cultural, educational, historical, theoretical or scientific aspects of theatrical motion pictures. Recipients of the Film Scholars grant present their research findings at a public event upon completion of their project.
Academy Film Scholars Lectures
- Donald Crafton, Shadow of a Mouse: Performance, Belief and World-Making in Animation, October 2013
- Tino Balio, The Foreign Film Renaissance on American Screens: 1946-1973, March 2013
- Rick Jewell, RKO Radio Pictures: A Titan is Born, September 2012
- Peter Decherney, Hollywood's Copyright Wars, March 2012
- Steven J. Ross, Hollywood Left and Right, September 2011
- D. N. Rodowick, The Virtual Life of Film, March 2011
- Thomas Doherty, Hollywood’s Censor: Joseph I. Breen and the Production Code Administration, March 2008
- Cari Beauchamp, Joseph P. Kennedy Presents, November 2007
- Dana Polan, Scenes of Instruction: The Beginnings of the U.S. Study of Film, May 2007
Academy Film Scholars Program
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