All systems are go for the Academy Museum, as the L.A. City Council has unanimously approved its construction plans, meaning the Academy can now apply for permits. The org is targeting a 2017…
In his first interview since being named director of the Academy Museum, Kerry Brougher outlined the broad strokes of how he and executives of the Motion Picture Academy envision the organization's…
Even before he starts work on July 1, Kerry Brougher has his hands full. Brougher will become director of the proposed Academy Museum, a project embroiled in shifting personnel, a withering review in…
The Academy Museum is moving along at a normal pace, says Bill Kramer, reassuring Acad observers that “the design concepts remain the same” as before. Reached in Italy, Kramer, managing director of…
It is the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures' second largest commitment to date.
As much pride as Cheryl Boone Isaacs takes in becoming the first African-American president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences, there is gratitude for those who guided her there.
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences continues to rethink its long-entrenched policies, creating a branch for casting directors. Many have been asking for this change for decades, and it…
New president will succeed Hawk Koch.
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has announced gifts of $5 million each from three different donors for the ambitious Academy Museum of Motion Pictures. The donors are producer and…
Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Ava DuVernay and Paul Feig are among the 276 new members invited to join the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences.
Brett Ratner — the producer-director who famously had to resign as Oscar host after making an anti-gay slur — apparently isn’t holding any grudges as he has donated $1 million to the Academy Museum…