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THE OSCARS AIRS LIVE SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 24, 2019ON THE ABC TELEVISION NETWORKThe Academy and the ABC Television Network today announced key dates for the 91st Oscars®. The Academy Awards® presentation will air live on ABC on Oscar® Sunday, February 24, 2019.Academy key dates for the 2018 Awards season are:Sunday, November 18, 2018                       Governors AwardsMonday, January 7, 2019                ...
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The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today announced that Daniel Fellman has been named governor of the Academy’s Executives Branch. Fellman will serve out the remainder of William Mechanic’s term which concludes on June 30, 2019. Mechanic announced his resignation from the Board on April 12.Fellman returns to the Board after previously serving one term as governor from 2014-2017.Per the Academy’s bylaws, should any vacancy occur in the Board of Governors because of the death, resignation or disqualification of a Governor before the end of that Governor’s term, that vacancy will be...
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Additional support awarded to Film Archives impacted by natural disasters:Cinemateca de Cuba, Permanencia Voluntaria and Archivo de Imagenes en MovimientoThe Academy Foundation of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced today recipients of its 2018 FilmCraft and FilmWatch grants.  In addition to the 51 FilmCraft and FilmWatch grants awarded, the grants committee set aside $15,000 to help with the recovery efforts at three international archives devastated by hurricanes and earthquakes in 2017.  Those archives are Cinemateca de Cuba in Cuba, Permanencia Voluntaria...
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Panel discussions with Academy members, Oscar®-winning and nominated filmmakers, and industry professionals live-streamed on Oscars.orgNew York, NY - The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will present its inaugural Careers in Film Summit: New York on Saturday, April 14th at the Time Warner Center in New York City.  The half-day event will provide both high school and college students and educators the opportunity to learn about careers in the motion picture industry, as well as hear from Academy members, Oscar®-winning and nominated filmmakers, and other industry professionals...
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Winners Eligible for OscarsThe Academy is now accepting entries for its 2018 Student Academy Awards® competition.  All Student Academy Award® winners become eligible for Oscars® consideration.  The entry deadline for submissions is Friday, June 1.The U.S. competition is open to all full-time undergraduate and graduate students whose films are made within the curricular structure of an eligible accredited institution. The international competition allows two options for students at international film schools to submit their films.  In addition to CILECT-member schools...
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EMILY BLUNT, SANDRA BULLOCK,DAVE CHAPPELLE, EUGENIO DERBEZ, ANSEL ELGORT, JANE FONDA,JODIE FOSTER, EIZA GONZÁLEZ, ASHLEY JUDD, NICOLE KIDMAN,MATTHEW MCCONAUGHEY, HELEN MIRREN, RITA MORENO,LUPITA NYONG’O AND CHRISTOPHER WALKENProducers Michael De Luca and Jennifer Todd today announced additional presenters for the 90th Oscars® telecast. Hosted by Jimmy Kimmel, the Oscars will air live Sunday, March 4, on the ABC Television Network.The additional presenters, including past Oscar® winners and nominees, are Emily Blunt, Sandra Bullock, Dave Chappelle, Eugenio Derbez, Ansel Elgort, Jane Fonda,...
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GAEL GARCÍA BERNAL, MARY J. BLIGE, COMMON, ANDRA DAY, NATALIA LAFOURCADE, MIGUEL, KEALA SETTLE AND SUFJAN STEVENSGael García Bernal, Mary J. Blige, Andra Day, Natalia LaFourcade, Miguel, Keala Settle, Sufjan Stevens and Oscar® winner Common will perform this year's nominated songs at the 90th Oscars® ceremony, show producers Michael De Luca and Jennifer Todd announced today. Hosted by Jimmy Kimmel, the Oscars will air live on Sunday, March 4, on the ABC Television Network.“We’re excited to have these talented artists showcase the powerful contribution music makes to filmmaking,” said De Luca...
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Academy governor Lois Burwell, event producer Cheryl Cecchetto and master chef Wolfgang Puck will team to create this year’s Governors Ball, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ official post-Oscars® celebration, which will immediately follow the 90th Oscars ceremony on Sunday, March 4.  The Ball’s 1,500 invited guests include Oscar® winners and nominees, show presenters and other telecast participants.The Governors Ball will honor the 90th anniversary of the Oscars with a celebration of the history of film, highlighting a near-century of cinematic vision, ingenuity and...
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GAL GADOT, MARK HAMILL, ARMIE HAMMER, OSCAR ISAAC,LIN-MANUEL MIRANDA, GINA RODRIGUEZ, EVA MARIE SAINT,WES STUDI, KELLY MARIE TRAN AND ZENDAYAProducers Michael De Luca and Jennifer Todd today announced 10 more presenters for the 90th Oscars® telecast. Hosted by Jimmy Kimmel, the Oscars will air live Sunday, March 4, on the ABC Television Network.The additional presenters include Gal Gadot, Mark Hamill, Armie Hammer, Oscar Isaac, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Gina Rodriguez, Eva Marie Saint, Wes Studi, Kelly Marie Tran and Zendaya."Together, these artists represent some of the most beloved movies of our...
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To ensure public safety, support security strategies and facilitate the production of this year’s Oscars®, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and the City of Los Angeles have finalized street closure plans around the Dolby Theatre™ at Hollywood & Highland Center® in Hollywood.To accommodate the construction of press risers, fan bleachers and pre-show stages along the Oscars red carpet, Hollywood Boulevard will be closed between Highland Avenue and Orange Drive beginning at 10 p.m. on Sunday, February 25, and remain closed until 6 a.m. on Wednesday March 7.MTA subway trains...
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