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The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences enthusiastically and gratefully acknowledges the enormous contributions to our art form by the National Endowment for the Arts, the National Endowment for the Humanities, and the Corporation for Public Broadcasting.Together, they help create a living history of what and who we are, providing much-needed funding for award-winning feature films, documentaries and short films, film scholarship, filmmaker development, film festivals, and the crucial work of film preservation. Their impact on national and regional filmmaking, as well as on audiences...
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THE OSCARS AIRS LIVE SUNDAY, MARCH 4, 2018 ON THE ABC TELEVISION NETWORKOSCARS DATES SELECTED FOR 2019, 2020 AND 2021The Academy and the ABC Television Network today announced key dates for the 90th Oscars®. The Academy Awards® presentation will air live on ABC on Oscar® Sunday, March 4, 2018. Dates for the 91st, 92nd and 93rd Oscars presentations are set for February 24, 2019, February 23, 2020, and February 28, 2021, respectively.Academy key dates for the 2017 Awards season are:Saturday, November 11, 2017Governors AwardsFriday, January 5, 2018Nominations voting opensFriday, January 12,...
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New Expanded International Eligibility Winners Eligible for OscarsThe Academy is now accepting entries for its 2017 Student Academy Awards competition.  All Student Academy Award winners become eligible for Oscars consideration.  The entry deadline for submissions is Thursday, June 1.New this year, the competition has expanded to allow two options for students at international film schools to submit their films. In addition to CILECT-member schools submitting one student film per international film school category, international students may now enter films that qualify through...
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We sincerely apologize to "Moonlight," "La La Land," Warren Beatty, Faye Dunaway, and Oscar viewers for the error that was made during the award announcement for Best Picture. The presenters had mistakenly been given the wrong category envelope and when discovered, was immediately corrected. We are currently investigating how this could have happened, and deeply regret that this occurred.We appreciate the grace with which the nominees, the Academy, ABC, and Jimmy Kimmel handled the situation.---PwC
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Upon recommendation by the Sound Branch Executive Committee, the Academy’s Board of Governors voted Thursday (2/23) to rescind the Sound Mixing nomination for Greg P. Russell from “13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi” for violation of Academy campaign regulations.  The decision was prompted by the discovery that Russell had called his fellow members of the Sound Branch during the nominations phase to make them aware of his work on the film, in direct violation of a campaign regulation that prohibits telephone lobbying.  An additional nominee for “13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers...
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Oscar® producers Michael De Luca and Jennifer Todd announced the final slate of presenters for the 89th Oscars® telecast. Hosted by Jimmy Kimmel, the Oscars will air live Sunday, February 26, on the ABC Television Network. The presenters, including past Oscar winners and nominees, are Jennifer Aniston, Jason Bateman, Warren Beatty, Sofia Boutella, Matt Damon, Faye Dunaway, Michael J. Fox, Ryan Gosling, Salma Hayek, Taraji P. Henson, Dev Patel, Seth Rogen, Octavia Spencer, Meryl Streep and Vince Vaughn.Previously announced presenters include Amy Adams, Riz Ahmed, Javier Bardem, Halle Berry,...
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MORE THAN 200 TO BE RECOGNIZED IN OSCAR.COM MEMORIAM GALLERYGrammy® and Tony® nominated singer and songwriter Sara Bareilles will deliver a special "In Memoriam" performance during the 89th Oscars® ceremony, show producers Michael De Luca and Jennifer Todd announced today. Hosted by Jimmy Kimmel, the Oscars will air live on Sunday, February 26, on the ABC Television Network."Sara’s unique artistry will honor those we’ve lost in our community including familiar faces and those behind the scenes who have enriched the art of moviemaking," De Luca and Todd said.Following Bareilles’ "in memoriam"...
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The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced today a $250,000 gift from Walmart to the Academy Foundation in support of the organization’s educational and outreach initiatives.  Walmart, a Proud Sponsor of the 89th Oscars®, continues its commitment to encourage and support emerging talent in the film community.The Academy Foundation manages two of the most prestigious competitions for emerging talent in the motion picture industry—the Student Academy Awards, an international film competition for university students, and the Academy Nicholl Fellowships in Screenwriting, an...
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In the United States the Oscars is aired on ABC. But where can you watch it around the world? Here is your guide:Africa:M-NetAlbania:DigitalbAndorra:Canal + SpainArmenia:Public TV Company of ArmeniaAsia:HBO AsiaAustralia:Nine NetworkAustria:ORF 1 or Pro 7 Sat 1Azerbaijan:AZTVBelarus:ONT- Second Nat’l TV ChannelBelgium (Flemish):Chello Media/Prime or Canal + FranceBenelux:BE TV SABolivia:Red Unitel / Canal 9Brazil:TV GloboBulgaria:BTV CinemaCanada:CTV Television NetworkChile:LaRedChina:CCTV-6Colombia:Vista /RCNCosta Rica:Canal 7Croatia:HRT Croation TelevisionCyprus:Intervision ServicesDenmark:...
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Award-winning singer-songwriter Cynthia Erivo is set to perform at the Governors Ball, the Academy’s official post-Oscars® celebration, on Sunday, February 26.  She will entertain the Ball’s 1,500 guests, which will include Oscar® winners and nominees, show presenters and performers, and other luminaries.A U.K. native, Erivo made her Broadway debut starring as ‘Celie’ in the critically acclaimed revival of “The Color Purple,” for which she received a Tony® for Best Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical and a Grammy® for Best Musical Theater Album.  She recently performed at The...
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