Cheryl Boone Isaacs is well aware that her anointment as the first female president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences in 30 years and the only African-American to ever hold the post…
Ric Robertson is stepping down as AMPAS chief operating officer to become a consultant. Robertson will focus on the Oscarcast, awards rules and categories. His duties of overseeing the staff and…
Head of communications returns to independent consulting but will remain involved with Oscars.
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…
Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Ava DuVernay and Paul Feig are among the 276 new members invited to join the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences.
Though the Oscars get the lion's share of the attention, AMPAS organizers care just as deeply about another set of awards the org distributes each year. Aiming to foster talent at an early age, the…
Have a documentary short subject lying around that you think the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences should see? Got an original score that you think will be the Oscar bees' knees?
Behind-the-scenes campaigning is under way to select your successor as Academy president, Hawk, so this is the moment to do some last-minute pushing and prodding.
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…
The Academy Awards for the world's up-and-coming filmmakers have been announced.
The Academy also rescheduled the proposed opening of the museum to 2017.