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The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today announced that 10 live action short films will advance in the voting process for the 90th Academy Awards.  A record 165 pictures had originally qualified in the category.The 10 films are listed below in alphabetical order by title, with their production companies:“DeKalb Elementary,” Reed Van Dyk, director (UCLA)“The Eleven O’Clock,” Derin Seale, director (FINCH)“Facing Mecca,” Jan-Eric Mack, director, and Joël Jent, producer (Dschoint Ventschr Filmproduktion)“Icebox,” Daniel Sawka, director, and Camille Cornuel, producer (...
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The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today announced that 15 films in the Documentary Feature category will advance in the voting process for the 90th Academy Awards®. One hundred seventy films were originally submitted in the category.The 15 films are listed below in alphabetical order by title, with their production companies:“Abacus: Small Enough to Jail,” Mitten Media, Motto Pictures, Kartemquin Educational Films and WGBH/FRONTLINE“Chasing Coral,” Exposure Labs in partnership with The Ocean Agency & View Into the Blue in association with Argent Pictures & The Kendeda...
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The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today announced that the field of Documentary Short Subject contenders for the 90th Academy Awards® has been narrowed to 10 films, of which 5 will earn Oscar® nominations.Voters from the Academy’s Documentary Branch viewed this year’s 77 eligible entries and submitted their ballots to PricewaterhouseCoopers for tabulation.The 10 films are listed below in alphabetical order by title, with their production companies:“Alone,” The New York Times“Edith+Eddie,” Heart is Red and Kartemquin Films“Heaven Is a Traffic Jam on the 405,” Stiefel & Co.“...
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A Dozen Leaders from Film and Philanthropy Assume Governance of the New Museum, Scheduled to Open in 2019Kerry Brougher, Director of the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures, announced that the institution has completed the formation of its Board of Trustees, under the leadership of Ron Meyer as Chair. Plans for the new museum were originally spearheaded by the Board of Governors of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. With the inaugural meeting of the Trustees on December 4, the new Board—which will continue to grow—assumed responsibility as the governing body of the Academy Museum...
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The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today announced that 20 films are in the running in the Visual Effects category for the 90th Academy Awards®.The films are listed below in alphabetical order: “Alien: Covenant”“Beauty and the Beast”“Blade Runner 2049“Dunkirk”‘‘Ghost in the Shell”“Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2”“Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle”“Justice League”“Kong: Skull Island”“Life”“Logan”“Okja”“Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales”“The Shape of Water”“Spider-Man Homecoming”“Star Wars: The Last Jedi”“Thor: Ragnarok”“Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets”“...
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The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today announced that 10 animated short films will advance in the voting process for the 90th Academy Awards®. Sixty-three pictures had originally qualified in the category.The 10 films are listed below in alphabetical order by title, with their production companies:“Cradle,” Devon Manney, director (University of Southern California)“Dear Basketball,” Glen Keane, director, and Kobe Bryant, writer (Glen Keane Productions)“Fox and the Whale,” Robin Joseph, director (Robin Joseph)“Garden Party,” Victor Caire and Gabriel Grapperon, directors (MOPA)“...
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THE COUNTDOWN BEGINS: 90 DAYS TO OSCAR® SUNDAYThe Oscars Pre-Show Will Kick Off the Night’s Festivities at 6:30 p.m. EST/3:30 p.m. PSTFirst Look at New 90th Oscars PromoABC and the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced today the 90th Oscars® telecast on Sunday, March 4, 2018, will now begin at 8:00 p.m. EST/5:00 p.m. PST, a half-hour earlier than prior telecasts. As previously announced, late-night talk show favorite Jimmy Kimmel will return to host, and Michael De Luca and Jennifer Todd will return to produce.Additionally, starting at 6:30 p.m. EST/3:30 p.m. PST, the Oscars...
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Friday, December 1, is the deadline to submit Official Screen Credits (OSC) forms to the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences for 90th Academy Awards ® consideration.For a feature film to be considered for the 2017 Awards, the film’s distributor or producer must upload via Dropbox a scanned, signed copy of the OSC form and legal billing (complete on-screen credits) or deliver a signed OSC form and the film’s legal billing to the Academy’s 8949 Wilshire Boulevard office. The deadline for submission by either method is 5 p.m. PT on December 1. If a feature film is released in Los Angeles...
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The Academy Science and Technology Council will present “Hidden Figures/Modern Figures: A Journey of Breakthroughs in Cinema and Space Travel,” in collaboration with NASA, on Wednesday, November 29, at 7:30pm at the Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills.  The evening will feature a panel discussion with NASA scientists and “Hidden Figures” filmmakers for an examination of the past, present and future in space math, diversity and the movies.  Moderated by former Deluxe/EFILM Executive Beverly J. Wood, panelists include Fox 2000 president Elizabeth Gabler, Oscar®-nominated writer-...
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Twenty-six features have been submitted for consideration in the Animated Feature Film category for the 90th Academy Awards®.The submitted features, listed in alphabetical order, are:“The Big Bad Fox & Other Tales”“Birdboy: The Forgotten Children”“The Boss Baby”“The Breadwinner”“Captain Underpants The First Epic Movie”“Cars 3”“Cinderella the Cat”“Coco”“Despicable Me 3”“The Emoji Movie”“Ethel & Ernest”“Ferdinand”“The Girl without Hands”“In This Corner of the World”“The Lego Batman Movie”“The Lego Ninjago Movie”“Loving Vincent”“Mary and the Witch’s Flower”“Moomins and the Winter...
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