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 Wednesday, June 7, 2023 - 12:00
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announces the seventh year of Academy Gold Rising, a career development program for students and young professionals from underrepresented communities. Gold Rising works with various studios and industry organizations to provide educational programs, career preparation sessions, and networking and mentorship opportunities with Academy members and industry professionals. Gold Rising helps college seniors, recent graduates and young professionals acquire the knowledge, skills and connections to achieve success as they navigate in front of and behind-the-camera careers in film. This year, 90 students and 21 film and entertainment companies will participate in the program.
Posted Wednesday, November 16, 2022 - 16:30
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, in partnership with CHANEL, hosted the Academy Women’s Luncheon in Los Angeles today (November 16), bringing together women from across the filmmaking community to celebrate the fifth anniversary of the Academy Gold Fellowship for Women, the Academy’s program to support emerging women filmmakers.
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.
Posted Wednesday, June 22, 2022 - 10:00
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today announced its newly elected 2022–2023 Board of Governors. The governors will take office at the first scheduled board meeting of the new term.
Posted Thursday, June 20, 2019 - 13:30
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is proud to announce commitments from 28 partner companies in its third year of Academy Gold, an entertainment industry internship enhancement and mentorship program for students and young professionals from underrepresented communities.
Posted Friday, June 22, 2018 - 10:30
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is proud to announce commitments from four additional industry partners – AMC Networks, Moving Picture Institute, Telsey + Company, and Xperi – to participate in Academy Gold, an entertainment industry-wide internship enhancement and mentorship program for students and young professionals from underrepresented communities. Each of the now 26 partners will sponsor up to three of their interns for the program, which kicked off on Thursday, June 21, with a two-day orientation that included various industry speakers, studio and technology-based company tours and visits to the Academy’s Film Archive and Margaret Herrick Library.
Posted Thursday, February 1, 2018 - 13:00
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is proud to announce the launch of the 2018 Academy Gold internship enhancement and mentorship program for students and young professionals from underrepresented communities
Posted Wednesday, April 5, 2017 - 10:00
In June, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will launch Academy Gold, a new entertainment industry-wide summer internship and mentoring program that will expand opportunities for students and young professionals from underrepresented communities. This initiative will afford top film entertainment, technology, production services and digital media companies an opportunity to recruit and educate a nationwide pool of diverse talent. The Academy also will build an alumni database to track the professional development of Academy Gold participants and provide a resource to connect alumni with one another upon completion of the program.