88th Oscars

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More than 150 Oscar® nominees will come together at noon on Monday, February 8, 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, Bryan Cranston, Matt Damon, Leonardo DiCaprio, Brie Larson, Jennifer Lawrence, Charlotte Rampling, Eddie Redmayne and Saoirse Ronan are expected to attend the pre-Oscars® event.  Supporting Actor and Actress nominees Christian Bale, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Rooney Mara, Rachel McAdams, Mark Ruffalo, Sylvester Stallone and...
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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 88th Oscars® ceremony on Sunday, February 28.  The Ball’s 1,500 invited guests include Oscar winners and nominees, show presenters and other telecast participants. Inspired by the caricature-filled walls of the iconic Sardi’s and Brown Derby restaurants, the Ball’s décor will feature more than 170 newly commissioned drawings...
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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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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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The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today announced that 20 films are 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”    “Bridge of Spies”    “Chappie”    “Everest”    “Ex Machina”    “Furious Seven”    “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2”    “In the Heart of the Sea”    “Jupiter Ascending”    “Jurassic World”    “Mad Max: Fury...
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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 88th Academy Awards®.  One hundred twenty-four films were originally submitted in the category.The 15 films are listed below in alphabetical order by title, with their production companies:“Amy,” On the Corner Films“Best of Enemies,” Tremolo Productions and Media Ranch“Cartel Land,” Our Time Projects and The Documentary Group“Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief,” Jigsaw Productions“He Named Me Malala,” Parkes-MacDonald...
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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 88th Academy Awards®.  One hundred forty-four pictures had originally qualified in the category.The 10 films are listed below in alphabetical order by title, with their production companies: “Ave Maria,” Basil Khalil, director, and Eric Dupont, producer (Incognito Films)“Bad Hunter,” Sahim Omar Kalifa, director, and Dries Phlypo, producer (A Private View)“Bis Gleich (Till Then),” Philippe Brenninkmeyer, producer, and Tara Lynn Orr, writer (...
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