2017 Oscars

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Academy governor Jeffrey Kurland, event producer Cheryl Cecchetto and master chef Wolfgang Puck will return to create this year’s Governors Ball, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ official post-Oscar® celebration, which will immediately follow the 89th Oscars® ceremony on Sunday, February 26.  The Ball’s 1,500 invited guests include Oscar winners and nominees, show presenters and other telecast participants.“The theme of this year’s Governors Ball is ‘magical transformation.’  As they enter the Ball, guests will transition from a dazzling sea of red to a tricolor...
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More than 165 Oscar® nominees will come together at noon on Monday, February 6, at the Beverly Hilton when the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences honors this year’s Oscar contenders at its annual Nominees Luncheon.Among the Lead Actor and Actress nominees, Casey Affleck, Ryan Gosling, Isabelle Huppert, Viggo Mortensen, Ruth Negga, Natalie Portman, Emma Stone, Meryl Streep and Denzel Washington are expected to attend the pre-Oscars® event.  Supporting Actor and Actress nominees Mahershala Ali, Jeff Bridges, Viola Davis, Naomie Harris, Lucas Hedges, Nicole Kidman, Dev Patel,...
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Actors John Cho and Leslie Mann will host the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ Scientific and Technical Awards Presentation on Saturday, February 11, at the Beverly Wilshire in Beverly Hills.  They will present 18 awards to 34 individual recipients, as well as five organizations, during the evening.“We’re so excited to have John and Leslie join us as hosts for this year’s Scientific and Technical Awards,” said Academy President Cheryl Boone Isaacs.  “It’s one of our favorite, and most talked about, events each Oscar® season, and John and Leslie’s humor and refreshing...
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In the week leading up to the 89th Oscars®, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will present a series of public programs celebrating this year’s nominees in the Animated Feature Film, Documentary Feature, Documentary Short Subject, Foreign Language Film, Makeup and Hairstyling, and Animated and Live Action Short Film categories.  All events will be held at the Academy’s Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills.The Oscar Week schedule is as follows:OSCAR WEEK: SHORTSTuesday, February 21, 7 p.m.Hosted by director Tim Miller Miller received an Oscar nomination in the...
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Academy Award® winners Leonardo DiCaprio, Brie Larson, Mark Rylance and Alicia Vikander will present at the 89th Oscars, show producers Michael De Luca and Jennifer Todd announced today.  All return to the Oscars stage after winning last year in their respective acting categories.  Hosted by Jimmy Kimmel, the Oscars will air live on Sunday, February 26, on the ABC Television Network.DiCaprio won last year for Actor in a Leading Role for “The Revenant.”  He was previously nominated for his performances in “The Wolf of Wall Street” (2013), for which he also received a Best...
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We’ve got exciting news.To welcome our new class of nominees, several Oscar®-winning and nominated Academy members including Jennifer Hudson, Brie Larson, Emmanuel Lubezki, Jason Reitman and Ken Watanabe will join Academy President Cheryl Boone Isaacs to reveal the 89th Oscars® Nominations, on Tuesday, January 24, beginning at 5:18 a.m. PST/8:18 a.m. EST/1:18 p.m. GMT/9:18 p.m. CST.In a departure from our tradition of a live audience at the Academy, this year's nominations will be announced via a global live stream on Oscar.com, Oscars.org, the Academy’s digital platforms, a satellite feed,...
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Three hundred thirty-six feature films are eligible for the 2016 Academy Awards®, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced today.To be eligible for 89th Academy Awards consideration, feature films must open in a commercial motion picture theater in Los Angeles County by midnight, December 31, and begin a minimum run of seven consecutive days.Under Academy rules, a feature-length motion picture must have a running time of more than 40 minutes and must have been exhibited theatrically on 35mm or 70mm film, or in a qualifying digital format. Feature films that receive their...
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The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today announced that seven films remain in competition in the Makeup and Hairstyling category for the 89th Academy Awards®.The films are listed below in alphabetical order:“Deadpool”“The Dressmaker”“Florence Foster Jenkins”“Hail, Caesar!”“A Man Called Ove”“Star Trek Beyond”“Suicide Squad”On Saturday, January 7, 2017, all members of the Academy’s Makeup Artists and Hairstylists Branch will be invited to view 10-minute excerpts from each of the seven shortlisted films.  Following the screenings, members will vote to nominate three films for...
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60th anniversary of the Foreign Language Film CategoryNine features will advance to the next round of voting in the Foreign Language Film category for the 89th Academy Awards®.  Eighty-five films had originally been considered in the category.The films, listed in alphabetical order by country, are:Australia, “Tanna,” Bentley Dean, Martin Butler, directors;Canada, “It’s Only the End of the World,” Xavier Dolan, director;Denmark, “Land of Mine,” Martin Zandvliet, director;Germany, “Toni Erdmann,” Maren Ade, director;Iran, “The Salesman,” Asghar Farhadi, director;Norway, “The King’s Choice...
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The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today announced that 145 scores from eligible feature-length motion pictures released in 2016 are in contention for nominations in the Original Score category for the 89th Academy Awards®.The eligible scores along with their composers are listed below, in alphabetical order by film title:"The Abolitionists," Tim Jones, composer"Absolutely Fabulous The Movie," Jake Monaco, composer"The Accountant," Mark Isham, composer"Alice through the Looking Glass," Danny Elfman, composer"Allied," Alan Silvestri, composer"Almost Christmas," John Paesano,...
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