This week, hundreds of film professionals around the world will receive their industry’s equivalent of Willy Wonka’s Golden Ticket: an invitation to join the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. On Wednesday morning, the motion picture academy is expected to announce its newest class of...
Although it won’t win any prizes for narrative structure, Matt Schrader’s “Score: A Film Music Documentary” spotlights such a rich and fascinating topic — the craft of motion picture scoring — that its mere presence proves a feast for the eyes and ears. The film also offers one key aspect so often...
For Nia Long ? and the rest of black America ? “Love Jones” will forever hold its place in her heart. Last Tuesday, the actress spoke at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ “In the Mood for ‘Love Jones,’” a celebration of the romantic film’s 20th anniversary. Show More Summary
On one side of La Cienega Boulevard, in Beverly Hills sits the classic mission-like structure that houses the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ research facility. Across the street is the baseball diamond at La Cienega Park. It wasn’t lost on Richard Sandomir as he poured over files in the Margaret Herrick Library room […]
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has sent out its list of final candidates for its Board of Governors elections being held this month. The list was culled from more than 150 entrants which included Netflix's Ted Sarandos...Show More Summary
When the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences reveals its list of new invitees next month, shrewd observers will have an eye on the documentary branch. Lately, attention has fallen mostly on race and gender, as the Academy scrambles to reach its goal of doubling female and ethnic minority membership by 2020. Show More Summary
It seems The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences liked how Jimmy Kimmel handled this year's debacle over the announcement of best picture at the Oscars. The comedian will return to host the Oscars next year. The Academy's Twitter handle announced the news on Tuesday. Show More Summary
We're only a few months past the Oscar flub heard 'round the world, but the Acadamy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has already found a new host.
MGM Television has landed the rights to Daniel Silva's New York Times bestselling spy novels about Gabriel Allon, equal parts art restorer, spy and assassin. Jonathan Glickman, president of MGM's motion picture group, and Steve Stark, president of television production and development, announced plans for a series based on the character. Show More Summary
Cheryl Boone Isaacs, who has been president of the board during the Oscars So White years, is not seeking reelection to the board. Oh, and in other news, Netflix's chief content officer would very much like one of the seats on the board.
Cheryl Boone Isaacs, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences president who oversaw the organization during two consecutive #OscarsSoWhite controversies and pushed for more diversity among its membership, is stepping down from...Show More Summary
A Peek inside the Cinematography of Blade Runner 2049 AoiroStudio May 09, 2017 Cinematography is part of being an art, being able to create a synergistic atmosphere for the audience is key to a motion picture. Yesterday, we were totally stunned with the release of the first trailer of anticipated Blade Runner 2049 movie. Show More Summary
Obsolete Media Miami, our city's repository for 35mm slides, archival motion picture materials, and other legacy media, has brought some of the coolest experimental art events to our city over the last few years: a side by side presentation of Dracula and Drácula, a 16mm film presentation brought to the massive...
The Academy Awards are taking the Best Animated Feature Film category back to the drawing board. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced several eligibility changes in certain categories, including Best Animated Feature and Best Documentary Feature. Show More Summary
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences is changing its rules. Going forward, multipart or limited series will not be eligible for awards consideration in the documentary category. O.J.: Made in America, the ESPN-produced seven-and-a-half-hour doc that won the Oscar for filmmaker Ezra Edelman, only qualified because it first ... More »
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced on Friday new rules for the Oscars going forward, and the one that jumped off the press release is that multi-part documentaries will no longer be eligible. That means this year's...Show More Summary
While agreeing to keep auditor PricewaterhouseCoopers in place, Oscar night fiasco notwithstanding, the governors of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences quietly attended to another piece of business at their meeting lastShow More Summary
Get out your calendars -- the Oscars want to set up some dates. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and ABC announced the Oscars schedule for the next four years. Next year, in 2018, nominations will be announced on Tuesday, Jan. Show More Summary
The 90th Academy Awards will air live on ABC on March 4, 2018. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and ABC also set ates for the 91st, 92nd and 93rd Oscars presentations: February 24, 2019, February 23, 2020, and February...Show More Summary
The ABC Television Network and the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences made a joint announcement today listing the key dates surrounding the 90th Oscars, to be presented in March 2018, along with the dates for all Oscars presentations...