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The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is proud to announce the launch of the 2018 Academy Gold internship enhancement and mentorship program for students and young professionals from underrepresented communities.  Currently, there are 22 entertainment industry partners, including Annapurna Pictures, Creative Artists Agency (CAA), Deluxe, The Walt Disney Company, Dolby Laboratories, FotoKem, FremantleMedia, HBO, Illumination Entertainment, IMAX, Lionsgate, Overbrook Entertainment, Panavision, Paramount Pictures, Participant Media, Snap Inc., Sony Pictures, Technicolor, Twentieth...
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One-Night-Only Celebration of the History of Film Music in Honor of the 90th Oscars®Wednesday, February 28, at 8:00 PM Walt Disney Concert Hall The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and The Los Angeles Philharmonic today announced details of The Oscar® Concert, a special, one- night-only celebration of film music at Walt Disney Concert Hall on Wednesday, February 28, 2018, at 8:00 p.m.As part of the Oscar week celebrations for its 90th anniversary, the Academy, in partnership with the LA Phil, presents an exclusive one-of-a-kind celebration of film music, including never-...
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LOS ANGELES, CA – Actress-comedian Tiffany Haddish and actor-director Andy Serkis, joined by Academy President John Bailey, announced the 90th Academy Awards® nominations today (January 23) live from the Academy’s Samuel Goldwyn Theater via a global live stream on Oscar.com, Oscars.org, the Academy’s digital platforms, a satellite feed and broadcast media.Haddish and Serkis announced the nominees in 11 categories at 5:22 a.m. PT, with pre-taped category introductions by Academy members Priyanka Chopra, Rosario Dawson, Gal Gadot, Salma Hayek, Michelle Rodriguez, Zoe Saldana, Molly Shannon,...
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The 90th Academy Awards® nominations in all 24 Oscar® categories will be announced in a two-part, live presentation on Tuesday, January 23, via global live stream on Oscar.com, Oscars.org, the Academy’s digital platforms, a satellite feed and local broadcasters.  The announcement will combine live presentations from the Academy’s Samuel Goldwyn Theater, with pre-taped category introductions, which will only be featured in the first half of the announcement.At 5:22 a.m. PST, the nominees will be announced in the following categories (listed here in no particular order): Cinematography,...
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Jonathan Erland to receive Gordon E. Sawyer AwardThe Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced today that 10 scientific and technical achievements represented by 34 individual award recipients, as well as one organization, will be honored at its annual Scientific and Technical Awards Presentation on Saturday, February 10, at the Beverly Wilshire in Beverly Hills.In addition, visual effects technologist Jonathan Erland will receive the Gordon E. Sawyer Award (an Oscar® statuette) for technological contributions that have brought credit to the industry.“This year we are happy to...
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Three hundred forty-one feature films are eligible for the 2017 Academy Awards®, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced today.To be eligible for 90th 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 90th Academy Awards®.The films are listed below in alphabetical order:“Bright”“Darkest Hour”“Ghost in the Shell”“Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2”“I, Tonya”“Victoria & Abdul”“Wonder”On Saturday, January 6, 2018, 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 final...
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The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today announced that 141 scores from eligible feature-length motion pictures released in 2017 are in contention for nominations in the Original Score category for the 90th Academy Awards®.The eligible scores along with their composers are listed below, in alphabetical order by film title:“Alien: Covenant,” Jed Kurzel, composer“All I See Is You,” Marc Streitenfeld, composer“All the Money in the World,” Daniel Pemberton, composer“Annabelle: Creation,” Benjamin Wallfisch, composer“Band Aid,” Lucius, composer“Battle of the Sexes,” Nicholas Britell,...
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The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today announced that 70 songs from eligible feature-length motion pictures released in 2017 are in contention for nominations in the Original Song category for the 90th Academy Awards®.The original songs, along with the motion picture in which each song is featured, are listed below in alphabetical order by film title and song title:“U.N.I (You And I)” from “And the Winner Isn’t”“Love And Lies” from “Band Aid”“If I Dare” from “Battle of the Sexes”“Evermore” from “Beauty and the Beast”“How Does A Moment Last Forever” from “Beauty and the Beast”“...
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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 90th Academy Awards®.The films are listed below in alphabetical order:“Alien: Covenant”“Blade Runner 2049”“Dunkirk”“Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2”“Kong: Skull Island”“Okja”“The Shape of Water”“Star Wars: The Last Jedi”“Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets”“War for the Planet of the Apes”The Academy’s Visual Effects Branch Executive Committee determined the shortlist.  All members of the Visual Effects Branch will now be invited to view 10-...
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