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Tuesday, January 22, 20195:20 a.m. PST/8:20 a.m. EST/1:20 p.m. GMT/9:20 p.m. CSTFORMATThe 91st Academy Awards nominations in all 24 Oscar® categories will be announced in a two-part live presentation on Tuesday, January 22, via global live stream on Oscar.com, Oscars.org, the Academy’s digital platforms – Twitter, YouTube, Facebook – a satellite feed and local broadcasters.5:20:00 a.m. PT:(Not listed in order of presentation)Actor in a Supporting RoleActress in a Supporting RoleCostume DesignFilm EditingOriginal ScoreAnimated Short FilmLive Action Short FilmSound EditingSound Mixing5:30:30 a....
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The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, led by its Future of Film Committee, will present “Oscars® Spotlight: Documentaries” a new program showcasing the 15 shortlisted documentary feature films in contention for the 91st Oscars. The films will screen theatrically in 13 cities nationwide starting December 31, 2018 through January 21, 2019. Participating theaters include AMC Theatres, Alamo Drafthouse Cinema and Laemmle Theatres.“The Academy is thrilled to be collaborating with exhibitors and distributors to shine a light on the best documentaries of the year,” said Albert Berger,...
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LA Sparks President and COO to come on board January 2019The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has named Christine Simmons to the position of Chief Operating Officer, it was announced today by Academy CEO Dawn Hudson. Simmons, president and COO of the Los Angeles Sparks, will assume her new role in January, reporting directly to Hudson.Simmons will be responsible for the day-to-day management and enhancement of the Academy’s internal organization and infrastructure, with focus on the Academy Foundation, comprised of the Margaret Herrick Library, Academy Film Archive, its educational...
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Three hundred forty-seven feature films are eligible for the 2018 Academy Awards®, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced today.To be eligible for 91st Academy Awards consideration, feature films must open in a commercial motion picture theater in Los Angeles County by 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 public...
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 The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today announced shortlists in consideration for the 91st Oscars® in nine categories: Documentary Feature, Documentary Short Subject, Foreign Language Film, Makeup and Hairstyling, Music (Original Score), Music (Original Song), Animated Short Film, Live Action Short Film and Visual Effects.  To download shortlists by category, visit Oscars.org/91st-oscars-shortlists. DOCUMENTARY FEATUREFifteen films will advance in the Documentary Feature category for the 91st Academy Awards.  One hundred sixty-six films were originally...
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Curtis Clark to receive John A. Bonner AwardThe Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced today that nine scientific and technical achievements represented by 27 individual award recipients will be honored at its annual Scientific and Technical Awards Presentation on Saturday, February 9, 2019, at the Beverly Wilshire in Beverly Hills.In addition, cinematographer Curtis Clark will receive the John A. Bonner Award (a medallion) for his extraordinary service to the motion picture industry.“Each year, the Academy forms a diverse committee made up of nearly 60 experts on the...
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ACADEMY MUSEUM OF MOTION PICTURES ANNOUNCES ITS INAUGURALLONG-TERM EXHIBITION ON THE HISTORY OF MOVIES AND MOVIEMAKINGTHE MUSEUM’S TEMPORARY EXHIBITION PROGRAM WILL LAUNCH WITH A RETROSPECTIVE OF LEGENDARY FILMMAKER HAYAO MIYAZAKI FOLLOWED BY AN UNPRECEDENTED EXPLORATION OF BLACK CINEMA BETWEEN 1900–1970TOKYO-BASED ART COLLECTIVE TEAMLAB WILL BE THE FIRST CUTTING-EDGE CREATORS TO ACTIVATE THE MUSEUM’S SOARING PROJECT SPACEKerry Brougher, Director of the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures, today announced the details of the inaugural exhibitions that will be on view when the Museum opens in...
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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 91st Academy Awards.The films are listed below in alphabetical order:“Ant-Man and the Wasp”“Aquaman”“Avengers: Infinity War”“Black Panther”“Bumblebee”“Christopher Robin”“Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald”“First Man”“Incredibles 2”“Isle of Dogs”“Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom”“Mary Poppins Returns”“Mission: Impossible – Fallout”“Mortal Engines”“The Nutcracker and the Four Realms”“Paddington 2”“A Quiet Place”“Ready Player One”“Solo: A Star Wars Story...
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One hundred sixty-six features have been submitted for consideration in the Documentary Feature category for the 91st Academy Awards.The submitted features, listed in alphabetical order, are:“Above and Beyond: NASA’S Journey to Tomorrow”“Active Measures”“Amazing Grace”“American Chaos”“Andy Irons: Kissed by God”“Antonio Lopez 1970: Sex Fashion & Disco”“Avicii: True Stories”“Bali: Beats of Paradise”“Bathtubs over Broadway”“Be Natural: The Untold Story of Alice Guy-Blach锓Believer”“Better Angels”“Bill Coors: The Will to Live”“Bisbee ’17”“The Bleeding Edge”“Boom for Real: The Late Teenage...
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Thursday, November 15, is the deadline to submit Oscars Submission Forms (OSF) in the general entry categories to the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences for 91st Academy Awards® consideration.  Films will not be accepted for consideration after the deadline.For a feature film to be considered for the 2018 Awards, the film’s distributor or producer must upload via Dropbox a scanned, signed copy of the OSF and legal billing (complete on-screen credits) or deliver a signed OSF and the film’s legal billing to the Academy’s 8949 Wilshire Boulevard office.  The deadline for...
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