Posted Tuesday, September 12, 2023 - 10:00
Erica Eng and July Jung have been selected as the U.S. and international recipients, respectively, of the 2023 Academy Gold Fellowship for Women. Part of the Academy Gold global talent development and inclusion initiative, the Fellowship for Women is a one-year program that combines direct support, personalized mentorship and access to once-in-a-lifetime networking opportunities for emerging women filmmakers to further their pursuits in the field. The Academy currently awards two fellowships annually, one in the U.S. and one internationally, each with a prize amount of $35,000. The fellowship, presented for the second year in partnership with CHANEL, is now in its sixth year.
Posted Tuesday, December 6, 2022 - 12:15
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today announced feature films eligible for consideration in the Animated Feature Film, Documentary Feature Film and International Feature Film categories for the 95th Academy Awards®. Complete 95th Academy Awards rules can be found at Oscars.org/rules.
Posted Thursday, November 17, 2022 - 12:00
As part of its commitment to reducing its environmental impact and building a legacy of sustainability across its operations, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announces a partnership with Red Carpet Green DressTM Global (RCGD Global) to expand its ongoing sustainability efforts. RCGD Global is a women-founded company that promotes sustainability within the entertainment and design worlds. The partnership includes adopting the tenets of RCGD Global’s “Sustainable Style Guide,” which provides guidance on sustainable red-carpet fashion. A bespoke edition of the guide will be distributed in advance to attendees of Academy events this Oscar® season. The bespoke style guide can be viewed here, and an extended version will be released by RCGD Global later this month.
Posted Thursday, October 20, 2022 - 21:00
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences tonight honored its student winners from colleges and universities around the world at the 49th Student Academy Awards® ceremony. The Gold, Silver and Bronze Medal awards were announced and presented during an in-person ceremony, a first since 2019, held at the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures’ David Geffen Theater in Los Angeles. This year, the Student Academy Awards competition received a total of 1,796 entries from 614 colleges and universities around the world. The 2022 winners join the ranks of such past Student Academy Award® winners as Patricia Cardoso, Pete Docter, Spike Lee, Patricia Riggen and Robert Zemeckis. Hosted by Terrence Jenkins, the 2022 ceremony is available to view here.
Posted Monday, August 15, 2022 - 10:00
The Academy Museum of Motion Pictures announced today An Evening with Sacheen Littlefeather, a very special program of conversation, reflection, healing, and celebration with Sacheen Littlefeather (Apache/Yaqui/Arizona) on September 17, 2022.
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.
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