88th Academy Awards

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I’d like to acknowledge the wonderful work of this year’s nominees.  While we celebrate their extraordinary achievements, I am both heartbroken and frustrated about the lack of inclusion. This is a difficult but important conversation, and it’s time for big changes. The Academy is taking dramatic steps to alter the makeup of our membership.  In the coming days and weeks we will conduct a review of our membership recruitment in order to bring about much-needed diversity in our 2016 class and beyond.As many of you know, we have implemented changes to diversify our membership in...
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Academy President Cheryl Boone Isaacs, Guillermo del Toro, John Krasinski and Ang Lee announced the 88th Academy Awards® nominations today (January 14). Del Toro and Lee announced the nominees in 11 categories at 5:30 a.m. PT, followed by Boone Isaacs and Krasinski for the remaining 13 categories at 5:38 a.m. PT, at the live news conference attended by more than 400 international media representatives.  For a complete list of nominees, visit the official Oscars® website, www.oscar.com.    Academy members from each of the 17 branches vote to determine the nominees in...
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Academy President Cheryl Boone Isaacs, Guillermo del Toro, John Krasinski and Ang Lee will announce the 88th Academy Awards® nominations in all 24 Oscar® categories at a special two-part live news conference on Thursday, January 14, at the Academy’s Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills.  The Oscars® will air Sunday, February 28, live on ABC.At 5:30 a.m. PT, del Toro and Lee will announce the nominees in the following categories: Animated Feature Film, Cinematography, Costume Design, Documentary Feature, Documentary Short Subject, Makeup and Hairstyling, Original Song, Animated Short...
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The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today announced that 10 scientific and technical achievements represented by 33 individual award recipients will be honored at its annual Scientific and Technical Awards Presentation on Saturday, February 13, at the Beverly Wilshire in Beverly Hills. In addition, the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE) will receive a special award recognizing a century of fundamental contributions to the advancement of motion picture standards and technology.“This year’s honorees represent a wide range of new tech, including a modular...
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Nominations voting for the 88th Oscars® will close on Friday, January 8, at 5 p.m. PT. The votes will be tabulated and verified by the international accounting firm of PricewaterhouseCoopers.The 88th Oscars Nominations Announcement will be broadcast live on Thursday, January 14, from the Academy’s Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills.Oscars for outstanding film achievements of 2015 will be presented on Oscar® Sunday, February 28, 2016, at the Dolby Theatre® at Hollywood & Highland Center® and televised live on the ABC Television Network at 7 p.m. ET/4 p.m. PT.  The Oscars...
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The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today announced that 10 films remain in the running in the Visual Effects category for the 88th Academy Awards®.The films are listed below in alphabetical order:    “Ant-Man”    “Avengers: Age of Ultron”    “Ex Machina”    “Jurassic World”    “Mad Max: Fury Road”    “The Martian”    “The Revenant”    “Star Wars: The Force Awakens”    “Tomorrowland”    “The Walk”The Academy’s Visual Effects Branch Executive Committee determined the...
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Nine features will advance to the next round of voting in the Foreign Language Film category for the 88th Academy Awards®.  Eighty films had originally been considered in the category.The films, listed in alphabetical order by country, are:     Belgium, "The Brand New Testament," Jaco Van Dormael, director;     Colombia, "Embrace of the Serpent," Ciro Guerra, director;     Denmark, "A War," Tobias Lindholm, director;     Finland, "The Fencer," Klaus Härö, director;     France, "Mustang," Deniz Gamze Ergüven,...
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The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today announced that 112 scores from eligible feature-length motion pictures released in 2015 are in contention for nominations in the Original Score category for the 88th Academy Awards®. The eligible scores along with their composers are listed below, in alphabetical order by film title: "Adult Beginners," Marcelo Zarvos, composer"The Age of Adaline," Rob Simonsen, composer"Altered Minds," Edmund Choi, composer"Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Road Chip," Mark Mothersbaugh, composer"Anomalisa," Carter Burwell, composer"Ant-Man,"...
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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 88th Academy Awards®. The films are listed below in alphabetical order:    "Black Mass"   "Concussion"   "Legend"   "Mad Max: Fury Road"   "Mr. Holmes"   "The 100-Year-Old Man Who Climbed out the Window and Disappeared"   "The Revenant" On Saturday, January 9, 2016, all members of the Academy's Makeup Artists and Hairstylists Branch will be invited to view 10-...
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Three hundred five feature films are eligible for the 2015 Academy Awards®, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced today.To be eligible for 88th 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 first...
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