A total of 19 films have submitted themselves for consideration for the upcoming animated feature Oscar. This includes films that have not yet had their required Los Angeles qualifying runs this…
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences says its electronic voting has been significantly streamlined this year, with no compromises to the system’s security. In an email sent today, AMPAS…
The Mexican film "La Jaula de Oro" was named as the best international film at the close of the 15th edition of the Mumbai Film Festival on Thursday. Documentary "Powerless" won the India Gold…
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.