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The Academy has heard the feedback from its membership regarding the Oscar presentation of four awards - Cinematography, Film Editing, Live Action Short, and Makeup and Hairstyling. All Academy Awards will be presented without edits, in our traditional format. We look forward to Oscar Sunday, February 24.- Officers of the Board of Governors, The Academy
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Javier Bardem, Angela Bassett, Chadwick Boseman, Emilia Clarke,Laura Dern, Samuel L. Jackson, Stephan James, Keegan-Michael Key,KiKi Layne, James McAvoy, Melissa McCarthy,Jason Momoa and Sarah PaulsonA second wave of stars is headed for the Oscars® stage on Sunday, February 24. Academy Awards® producer Donna Gigliotti and co-producer and director Glenn Weiss announced today thirteen more Hollywood luminaries to celebrate the year in movies. The Oscars airs live on the ABC Television Network, and will be broadcast in more than 225 countries and territories.“The array of talent anchoring the...
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Academy governor Lois Burwell, event producer Cheryl Cecchetto and master chef Wolfgang Puck will team to create this year’s Governors Ball, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ official post-Oscars® celebration, which will immediately follow the 91st Oscars ceremony on Sunday, February 24.  The Ball’s 1,500 invited guests include Oscar® winners and nominees, show presenters and other telecast participants. This year, the 91st Oscars Governors Ball presents “Filmscapes” a compilation of images from world cinema, orchestrated with live soundtracks and instrumental movie...
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91st Oscars Production Team Welcomes New Faces, Includes Veterans Lighting designer Robert Dickinson marks his 30th Oscars telecast Producers Donna Gigliotti and Glenn Weiss today announced 11 key members of the production team for the 91st Oscars®, which will air live on Sunday, February 24, on ABC.  It was previously announced that Weiss would be returning as director for his fourth consecutive year, while sharing producing duties with Gigliotti for the first time.“We are pleased to welcome five new faces to the Oscars production team,” said Gigliotti and Weiss.  “These...
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In the week leading up to the 91st Oscars®, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will present a series of public programs celebrating this year’s nominees in the Animated Feature Film, Documentary Feature, Documentary Short Subject, Foreign Language Film, Makeup and Hairstyling, and Animated and Live Action Short Film categories.  Events will be held at the Academy’s Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills.The Oscar Week schedule is as follows:OSCAR WEEK: DOCUMENTARIESTuesday, February 19, 7:30 p.m.Samuel Goldwyn TheaterHosted by Academy Documentary Branch Governors Rory...
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Awkwafina, Daniel Craig, Chris Evans,Tina Fey, Whoopi Goldberg,Brie Larson, Jennifer Lopez, Amy Poehler, Maya Rudolph,Amandla Stenberg, Charlize Theron, Tessa Thompson, Constance Wu               Gustavo Dudamel and the Los Angeles Philharmonic to PerformDuring the “In Memoriam” Segment Oscar® producer Donna Gigliotti, and co-producer and director Glenn Weiss, today announced the first round of presenters for the Academy Awards®. The show will honor the incredible slate of nominees – from blockbusters to independent...
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LOS ANGELES, CA – Actor-comedian and Oscar®–nominated writer Kumail Nanjiani and actress–producer–director Tracee Ellis Ross announced the 91st Oscars® nominations today (January 22), live from the Academy’s headquarters in Beverly Hills via a global live stream on Oscar.com, Oscars.org, the Academy’s digital platforms, a satellite feed and broadcast media.Nanjiani and Ross announced the nominees in 9 categories at 5:20 a.m. PT, and the remaining 15 categories at 5:30 a.m. PT. For a complete list of nominees, visit the official Oscars website, www.oscar.com.Academy members from each of the 17...
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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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