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The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will host a special screening of director Theodore Witcher's "love jones" on Tuesday, June 13, at 7:30 p.m. at the Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills. The evening will reunite stars Nia Long, Larenz Tate and Isaiah Washington, and feature a panel discussion with Witcher and others.
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For a second consecutive year, late-night talk show favorite Jimmy Kimmel will return to host the Oscars® telecast and Michael De Luca and Jennifer Todd will produce, Academy President Cheryl Boone Isaacs announced today. The 90th Academy Awards® will air live on the ABC Television Network and broadcast outlets worldwide on Oscar® Sunday, March 4, 2018."Jimmy, Mike and Jennifer are truly an Oscar Dream Team," said Boone Isaacs. "Mike and Jennifer produced a beautiful show that was visually stunning. And Jimmy proved, from his opening monologue all the way through a finale we could never have...
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The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will present "Spotlight on Crafts: Music & Sound," a spring and summer series illuminating the art of sound for motion pictures and the significant influence it has in film. The series will begin on May 20 at various venues in New York City and include onstage conversations and screenings of acclaimed films.Screening information as follows:"THE ADVENTURES OF ROBIN HOOD"(1938)Saturday, May 20 - Film Forum, 209 W. Houston Street in New York CityCo-presented by Film Forum, featuring special guests Ben Burtt & Craig BarronJoin Oscar®-winning...
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The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will host a special screening of the Oscar®-nominated animated feature "Bambi" in honor of the film's 75th anniversary on Monday, May 15 at 7:30p.m. at the Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills. Hosted by film critic Leonard Maltin, the evening will feature a panel discussion with voice actors Donnie Dunagan (voice of young Bambi), Peter Behn (voice of young Thumper), animator Andreas Deja and production designer Paul Felix."Bambi" earned three Oscar nominations for Music – Music Score of a Dramatic or Comedy Picture, Music – Song, and Sound...
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The Academy Foundation of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced today 44 recipients of its 2017 FilmCraft and FilmWatch grants. "This year, the grants will support non–profit organizations in 24 communities across the country, reach underserved high school students, support emerging and mid–career filmmakers of all ages, and will provide unique opportunities for enrichment and engagement with the cinematic community and its artists," said Buffy Shutt, chair of the Academy's grants committee. The Academy's FilmCraft and FilmWatch grants were established to identify and...
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The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today announced special public programing, from April 26-May 1, in conjunction with the 2017 Film Librarians Conference - Documenting Cinema: Film Librarianship in the 21st Century and the 2017 FIAF Conference. Screenings will include a preview of a the new documentary "Harold and Lillian: A Hollywood Love Story," "Party Girl" in 35mm, a Spanish-language double feature, and "Interstellar" in 70mm with three-time Oscar® nominee Christopher Nolan.Screening information as follows:2017 Film Librarians Conference - Documenting Cinema: Film...
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The Academy’s Board of Governors approved Oscars® rules and campaign regulations for the 90th Academy Awards® at their most recent Board meeting on Tuesday, March 28.For the first time, nominations voting in the Animated Feature Film category will be opened up to the entire eligible voting membership.  Invitations to join the nominating committee will be sent to all active Academy members, rather than a select craft-based group.  Voting in the nominations round will now be preferential instead of based on a numerical scoring system.  Members participating on the nominating...
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Sixteen Entertainment Industry Partners Participate in Pilot YearIn June, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will launch Academy Gold, a new entertainment industry-wide summer internship and mentoring program that will expand opportunities for students and young professionals from underrepresented communities.  This initiative will afford top film entertainment, technology, production services and digital media companies an opportunity to recruit and educate a nationwide pool of diverse talent.  The Academy also will build an alumni database to track the professional...
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The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences enthusiastically and gratefully acknowledges the enormous contributions to our art form by the National Endowment for the Arts, the National Endowment for the Humanities, and the Corporation for Public Broadcasting.Together, they help create a living history of what and who we are, providing much-needed funding for award-winning feature films, documentaries and short films, film scholarship, filmmaker development, film festivals, and the crucial work of film preservation. Their impact on national and regional filmmaking, as well as on audiences...
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THE OSCARS AIRS LIVE SUNDAY, MARCH 4, 2018 ON THE ABC TELEVISION NETWORKOSCARS DATES SELECTED FOR 2019, 2020 AND 2021The Academy and the ABC Television Network today announced key dates for the 90th Oscars®. The Academy Awards® presentation will air live on ABC on Oscar® Sunday, March 4, 2018. Dates for the 91st, 92nd and 93rd Oscars presentations are set for February 24, 2019, February 23, 2020, and February 28, 2021, respectively.Academy key dates for the 2017 Awards season are:Saturday, November 11, 2017Governors AwardsFriday, January 5, 2018Nominations voting opensFriday, January 12,...
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