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Eighty-seven countries have submitted films for consideration in the Foreign Language Film category for the 91st Academy Awards®.  Malawi and Niger are first-time entrants.The 2018 submissions are:Afghanistan, “Rona Azim’s Mother,” Jamshid Mahmoudi, director;Algeria, “Until the End of Time,” Yasmine Chouikh, director;Argentina, “El Ángel,” Luis Ortega, director;Armenia, “Spitak,” Alexander Kott, director;Australia, “Jirga,” Benjamin Gilmour, director;Austria, “The Waldheim Waltz,” Ruth Beckermann, director;Bangladesh, “No Bed of Roses,” Mostofa Sarwar Farooki, director;Belarus, “Crystal...
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ACADEMY PARTNERS WITH E! ENTERTAINMENT FOR LOS ANGELES EVENT WITH HANNAH GADSBY AND LENA WAITHE IN CONVERSATIONSWAROVSKI JOINS AS MULTI-YEAR GLOBAL PARTNEREVENTS WILL INTRODUCE THE ACADEMY GOLD FELLOWSHIP FOR WOMENAND THE ACADEMY DIRECTORY The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, in partnership with E! Entertainment and Swarovski, announced today the launch of Action: The Academy Women’s Initiative, comprised of the Academy Gold Fellowship for Women, the Academy Directory and annual events, all designed to create opportunities for female filmmakers to connect, share their stories...
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Panel discussions with Academy governors and members, Oscar-winning and nominated filmmakers, industry professionals live-streamed on Oscars.org for LA eventThe Academy will present its 4th annual Careers in Film Summit on Saturday, October 6, at the Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills. The day-long event will provide high school and college students the opportunity to learn about careers in the motion picture industry from Academy governors and members, Oscar®-winning and nominated filmmakers, and other industry professionals. The summit will feature such panelists as director Peyton...
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David Ayer, Rod Bogart, Theo Gluck, Leslie Iwerks, Colette Mullenhoff and Jeff Taylor have accepted invitations to join the Science and Technology Council of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, bringing the Council’s 2018–2019 membership roster to 25.Ayer is a director, producer and screenwriter whose credits include “Bright,” “Suicide Squad,” “Fury,” “Sabotage,” “End of Watch,” “Street Kings” and “Harsh Times.”  He also wrote screenplays for several acclaimed features, including “S.W.A.T.,” “Dark Blue,” “Training Day,” “The Fast and the Furious” and “U-571.”  Ayer is...
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The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today published its list of upcoming submission deadlines for 91st Academy Awards consideration.Submissions for individual categories and the General Entry/Oscars Submission Form (OSF) are due by 5 p.m. PT on the following dates:Monday, October 1Animated Feature FilmDocumentary FeatureDocumentary Short SubjectForeign Language FilmAnimated Short FilmLive Action Short FilmThursday, November 15General Entry categories (including Best Picture)Original ScoreOriginal SongThe submission process may be initiated online at submissions.oscars.org. ...
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Scripts to be performed at live read in NovemberThree individuals and one writing team have been selected as winners of the 2018 Academy Nicholl Fellowships in Screenwriting competition.  The fellows will each receive a $35,000 prize, the first installment of which will be distributed at the Academy Nicholl Fellowships in Screenwriting Awards Presentation & Live Read on Thursday, November 8, at the Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills.  For the sixth consecutive year, an ensemble of actors will read selected scenes from the winning scripts.The 2018 winners are (listed...
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The Academy has voted 19 students as winners of the 45th Student Academy Awards® competition.  This year, the Student Academy Awards competition received a total of 1,582 entries from 278 domestic and 122 international colleges and universities, which were voted upon by a record number of Academy members.  The 2018 winners join the ranks of such past Student Academy Award winners as Patricia Cardoso, Pete Docter, Cary Fukunaga, John Lasseter, Spike Lee, Trey Parker, Patricia Riggen and Robert Zemeckis.Alternative (Domestic Film Schools)Shae Demandt, “Reanimated,” Florida State...
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KEY DATES FOR THE 92ND OSCARS ANNOUNCEDWhile remaining committed to celebrating a wide spectrum of movies, the Academy announced today that it will not present the new Oscars category at the upcoming 91st awards. The Academy recognized that implementing any new award nine months into the year creates challenges for films that have already been released.  The Board of Governors continues to be actively engaged in discussions, and will examine and seek additional input regarding this category. “There has been a wide range of reactions to the introduction of a new award, and we...
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The Board of Governors of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences voted Tuesday night (September 4) to present Honorary Awards to publicist Marvin Levy, composer Lalo Schifrin and actress Cicely Tyson, and the Irving G. Thalberg Memorial Award to producers Kathleen Kennedy and Frank Marshall.  The three Oscar® statuettes and Thalberg Award will be presented at the Academy’s 10th Annual Governors Awards on Sunday, November 18, at the Ray Dolby Ballroom at Hollywood & Highland Center®.“Choosing the honorees for its awards each year is the happiest of all the Board of Governors...
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