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We’ve got exciting news.To welcome our new class of nominees, several Oscar®-winning and nominated Academy members including Jennifer Hudson, Brie Larson, Emmanuel Lubezki, Jason Reitman and Ken Watanabe will join Academy President Cheryl Boone Isaacs to reveal the 89th Oscars® Nominations, on Tuesday, January 24, beginning at 5:18 a.m. PST/8:18 a.m. EST/1:18 p.m. GMT/9:18 p.m. CST.In a departure from our tradition of a live audience at the Academy, this year's nominations will be announced via a global live stream on Oscar.com, Oscars.org, the Academy’s digital platforms, a satellite feed,...
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The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced today that 18 scientific and technical achievements represented by 34 individual award recipients, as well as five organizations, will be honored at its annual Scientific and Technical Awards Presentation on Saturday, February 11, 2017 at the Beverly Wilshire in Beverly Hills.“This year we are particularly pleased to be able to honor not only a wide range of new technologies, but also the pioneering digital cinema cameras that helped facilitate the widespread conversion to electronic image capture for motion picture production,” said...
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Three hundred thirty-six feature films are eligible for the 2016 Academy Awards®, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced today.To be eligible for 89th Academy Awards consideration, feature films must open in a commercial motion picture theater in Los Angeles County by midnight, 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...
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The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today announced that seven films remain in competition in the Makeup and Hairstyling category for the 89th Academy Awards®.The films are listed below in alphabetical order:“Deadpool”“The Dressmaker”“Florence Foster Jenkins”“Hail, Caesar!”“A Man Called Ove”“Star Trek Beyond”“Suicide Squad”On Saturday, January 7, 2017, all members of the Academy’s Makeup Artists and Hairstylists Branch will be invited to view 10-minute excerpts from each of the seven shortlisted films.  Following the screenings, members will vote to nominate three films for...
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The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today announced that 10 films remain in the running in the Visual Effects category for the 89th Academy Awards®.The films are listed below in alphabetical order:“Arrival”“The BFG”“Captain America: Civil War”“Deepwater Horizon”“Doctor Strange”“Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them”“The Jungle Book”“Kubo and the Two Strings”“Passengers”“Rogue One: A Star Wars Story”The Academy’s Visual Effects Branch Executive Committee determined the shortlist.  All members of the Visual Effects Branch will now be invited to view 10-minute excerpts from...
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60th anniversary of the Foreign Language Film CategoryNine features will advance to the next round of voting in the Foreign Language Film category for the 89th Academy Awards®.  Eighty-five films had originally been considered in the category.The films, listed in alphabetical order by country, are:Australia, “Tanna,” Bentley Dean, Martin Butler, directors;Canada, “It’s Only the End of the World,” Xavier Dolan, director;Denmark, “Land of Mine,” Martin Zandvliet, director;Germany, “Toni Erdmann,” Maren Ade, director;Iran, “The Salesman,” Asghar Farhadi, director;Norway, “The King’s Choice...
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The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today announced that 145 scores from eligible feature-length motion pictures released in 2016 are in contention for nominations in the Original Score category for the 89th Academy Awards®.The eligible scores along with their composers are listed below, in alphabetical order by film title:"The Abolitionists," Tim Jones, composer"Absolutely Fabulous The Movie," Jake Monaco, composer"The Accountant," Mark Isham, composer"Alice through the Looking Glass," Danny Elfman, composer"Allied," Alan Silvestri, composer"Almost Christmas," John Paesano,...
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The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today announced that 91 songs from eligible feature-length motion pictures released in 2016 are in contention for nominations in the Original Song category for the 89th Academy Awards®.The original songs, along with the motion picture in which each song is featured, are listed below in alphabetical order by film title and song title:"Just Like Fire" from "Alice through the Looking Glass""Rise" from "American Wrestler: The Wizard""Friends" from "The Angry Birds Movie""Flicker" from "Audrie & Daisy""Seconds" from "Autumn Lights""A Minute To...
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The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today announced that 15 films in the Documentary Feature category will advance in the voting process for the 89th Academy Awards®.  One hundred forty-five films were originally submitted in the category.The 15 films are listed below in alphabetical order by title, with their production companies:“Cameraperson,” Big Mouth Productions“Command and Control,” American Experience Films/PBS“The Eagle Huntress,” Stacey Reiss Productions, Kissiki Films and 19340 Productions“Fire at Sea,” Stemal Entertainment“Gleason,” Dear Rivers Productions,...
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Late-night talk show host, producer and comedian Jimmy Kimmel confirmed on “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” that he will host the 89th Oscars® to be broadcast live on Oscar® Sunday, February 26, 2017, on the ABC Television Network. This is Kimmel’s first time hosting the global telecast. “Mike and Jennifer have an excellent plan and their enthusiasm is infectious,” said Kimmel. “I am honored to have been chosen to host the 89th and final Oscars.” “Jimmy’s ability to connect with people is what makes him a singular choice for this job,” said producers Michael De Luca and Jennifer Todd. “His...
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