Posted Tuesday, August 2, 2022 - 16:00
Producer Janet Yang was elected president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences by the organization’s Board of Governors.
Posted Thursday, July 21, 2022 - 08:00
“La Biennale di Venezia Cinecittà and Mastercard are honored to welcome for the first time the AMPAS to the Mostra Internazionale d’Arte Cinematografica di Venezia - Venice International Film Festival on the occasion of its 90thanniversary. All three institutions share similar visions and values. They educate, support, promote, and honor the cinematic artists of today and preserve the legacy and history of moviemaking’s past.
Posted Monday, July 18, 2022 - 10:00
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has promoted Jenny Galante to Executive Vice President, Revenue and Business Development, Academy CEO Bill Kramer announced today. Galante will report directly to Kramer.
Posted Monday, July 11, 2022 - 09:00
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has promoted Jeanell English to Executive Vice President, Impact and Inclusion, Academy CEO Bill Kramer announced today. English will report directly to Kramer.
Posted Thursday, July 7, 2022 - 09:00
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, in partnership with Mercury Studios, today announced the launch of the Jonas Gwangwa Music Composition Initiative, a one-year career development program for Black British musicians interested in composing music for film. In celebration of the late South African musician, composer and Oscar® nominee Jonas Gwangwa, the program will provide real-world experience, one-on-one mentorship and networking opportunities, beginning in October 2022.
Posted Wednesday, July 6, 2022 - 09:00
The Board of Trustees of the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures today announced the appointment of Jacqueline Stewart as the institution’s Director and President. One of the world’s leading scholars, curators, and public educators on cinema, she was appointed in 2020 as Chief Artistic and Programming Officer of the museum. She assumes her duties as Director and President on July 18 and will guide the vision of the Academy Museum and oversee all aspects of its operations.
Posted Tuesday, June 28, 2022 - 12:00
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is extending invitations to join the organization to 397 artists and executives who have distinguished themselves by their contributions to theatrical motion pictures.
Posted Wednesday, June 22, 2022 - 10:00
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today announced its newly elected 2022–2023 Board of Governors. The governors will take office at the first scheduled board meeting of the new term.
Posted Tuesday, June 21, 2022 - 14:00
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced today that its Board of Governors voted to present Honorary Awards to Euzhan Palcy, Diane Warren and Peter Weir, and the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award to Michael J. Fox. The four Oscar® statuettes will be presented at the Academy’s 13th Governors Awards on Saturday, November 19, 2022, in Los Angeles.
Posted Wednesday, June 15, 2022 - 12:00
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is proud to announce commitments from 27 partner companies in the sixth year of its Academy Gold Rising program. Gold Rising is an entertainment industry internship enhancement and mentorship program for students and young professionals from underrepresented communities. For the first time, the program includes a dedicated focus on visual effects as part of its production track, which concentrates on below-the-line careers.
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