Helmer-scribe Gavin Hood's "Tsotsi," about a thug who cares for the baby of a woman he kills in a carjacking, is South Africa's submission for consideration in Oscar's foreign-language film category…
For the first time in four years, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences has a new prexy, with Sid Ganis elected to the post at Tuesday night's board meeting.
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences has set Sept. 1 as the deadline to submit documentaries for consideration in its 78th annual awards.
As if falling ratings weren't enough for the Oscars to grapple with, digital filmmaking is giving the Academy a silicon-fueled headache. Each year the Acad finds more movies confounding traditional…
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences doesn't like to rush into things, and it doesn't respond to fads. But the arrival of digital cinema is forcing almost every branch of the Academy to take…
The deadline for submitting scientific and tech achievements in film for the 78th annual Academy Awards is Monday. More than 850 corporations and individuals specializing in showbiz science and…
With the 78th Oscars pushed back a week for the Winter Olympics, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences said Tuesday that it is also delaying its nominations announcement one week to Jan. 31.
Members of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences not directly connected with an Oscar-nominated film or its producing/distributing studio now are prohibited from hosting screenings of the…
Helmer Lu Chuan's "Kekexili" is China's entry for foreign-language film at the 78th Academy Awards, according to reports in state-owned news service Xinhua and south China's Shenzhen Daily.
The year is half over, but in terms of awards, the fun is just beginning. Only a few serious kudos contenders have so far emerged, such as "Cinderella Man" and "Crash"; the bulk of hopefuls arrive…
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences has invited 91 countries, two more than last year, to submit films for consideration in the foreign language film category for the 78th Academy Awards.