The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences said today that 85 countries have submitted films for consideration to score a Foreign Language Oscar nom. Yemen is the lone first-time entrant this year, with I Am Nojoom, Age 10 andShow More Summary
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences on Wednesday named a veteran fund-raiser, Katharine Deshaw, to fill a long-vacant post overseeing the funding operation for its planned movie museum. Starting Nov. 1, the Academy said, Deshaw will serve as managing director, advancement and external relations, for the museum. Show More Summary
Once complete, it will hold a big theater and a full-scale model of the 1975 Jaws shark Construction is chugging along on the new Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences Museum next to LACMA on the Miracle Mile. Right now, the foundation...Show More Summary
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has tapped veteran casting director David Rubin to produce the eighth annual Governor Awards. The November 12 event at the Roy Dolby Ballroom at Hollywood & Highland will honor actor Jackie Chan, Oscar-winning film editor Anne V. Show More Summary
Lupita Nyong’o and David Oyelowo pose for photographs together at the Academy Of Motion Picture Arts And Sciences screening of Queen of Katwe at the Celeste Bartos Theater on Sunday (September 25) in New York City. The co-stars were joined by their director Mira Nair, among others. PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Lupita [...]
Daisy Ridley and Lucy Liu glam up for the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences 43rd Student Academy Awards held at Samuel Goldwyn Theater on Thursday (September 22) in Beverly Hills, Calif. The two actresses joined Joel Edgerton in handing out medals at the annual event, which provide a platform for emerging global talent [...]
Talk about heavy lifting: The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Science quietly started looking earlier this month for someone to help boost diversity in Hollywood and foster "underrepresented talent" around the world—plus, raise money. In...Show More Summary
There might have been some fuzzy math in Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences president Cheryl Boone Isaacs’ Saturday morning conversation with Toronto festival artistic director Cameron Bailey. Asked by how much she planned toShow More Summary
This year doesn’t mark a special anniversary for Michael Mann‘s action-thriller Heat as it’s been 21 years since the movie starring Al Pacino and Robert De Niro hit theaters. But last night, The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences...Show More Summary
Earlier this year, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts And Sciences responded to the #OscarsSoWhite campaign with a series of wide-sweeping promises, intended to improve the representation of minority actors, writers, and directors in its future nominations, as well as the makeup of the committee that determines those nods. Show More Summary
Veteran action star Jackie Chan is one of four people slated to receive an honorary Oscar this year, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced on Thursday. According to the Academy, honorary Oscars are awarded "to honor...Show More Summary
Earlier this month, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced that Jackie Chan will be receiving an honorary Oscar for his 'extraordinary achievements' in film. And for all the middle-of-the-road nonsense and white-centred gibberish the Academy often spouts,...
Jackie Chan is finally being recognized by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences for his lifetime of work. The martial arts star will be awarded an Honorary Oscar.
Hong Kong actor Jackie Chan is set to be given an honorary Oscar by the American Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) for his “exceptional contributions” in cinema, according to a statement. Chan, born Chan Kong-sang, is arguably the most recognizable face of Hong Kong action cinema both at home and globally. Show More Summary
Jackie Chan is set to receive the lifetime achievement Oscar from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences! The 62-year-old Chinese movie star will be receiving the honorary Academy Award at the eighth annual Governors Awards on November 12. Jackie, who is well known for doing his own stunts, has starred in more than [...]
I was on a plane on my way to the Telluride Film Festival when the Academy Of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences released this year’s list of honorees for the Governors Awards. For various reasons the well-thought out selections did not really surprise me, with the exception of Jackie Chan. Show More Summary
Although they stopped televising them in 2009, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ Governor Awards remain one of the most gratifying portions of the awards season. Free from the politics that constantly swirl around theShow More Summary
The Board of Governors of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced Thursday that it will present its annual honorary Governors Awards to actor Jackie Chan, film editor Anne V. Coates, casting director Lynn Stalmaster and documentary filmmaker Frederick Wiseman. The Governors Awards,...
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced honorees for its 2016 Governors Awards, with Jackie Chan, film editor Anne V Coates, casting director Lynn Stalmaster and documentary filmmaker Frederick Wiseman landing the annual honorary Oscars. Show More Summary
ABC remains the only one of the big four broadcast networks shut out of the NFL broadcast business, but it has a lock on its yearly marquee live TV event for the next 12 years. The network and the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences...Show More Summary