Academy Asks Members to Sound Off on Oscars Future 7 weeks ago
The agenda for the Academy’s first-ever coast-to-coast meeting of all its members just got a little clearer.
An invitation was sent...
By Steve Pond
The 1,088-poster donation, from Chicago real estate developer Dwight Cleveland, fills a gap in the Motion Picture Academy's collection
AMPAS Board of Governors creates a new Costume Designers Branch, and gives full representation on the board to the Makeup Artists and Hairstylists Branch
Nine technical achievements that have impacted the art of moviemaking will have their day in the sun on Feb. 9.
Multi-year initiative will include screenings and digitization of Pickford's films
Academy invites 176 filmmakers, artists and executives to become new members; list is more than 25 percent female and strongly international
Under the new rule, only documentaries that have been reviewed in The New York Times or the Los Angeles Times will be eligible for Oscar consideration
Nine organizations speak up against imprisonment of actress Marzieh Vafamehr and director Jafar Panahi
Five winning scripts, chosen from field of almost 7,000 entries, will receive $30,000 prizes
AMPAS CEO says revived museum could open in three years in old May Company building owned by L.A. County Museum of Art
AMPAS underwrites program for fourth straight year; Caetano Veloso to serve as Guest Director
Posters of "Frankenstein," "Inglourious Basterds" and "The Empire Strikes Back" among those that will join Academy's collection
On the retirement of the Academy's top staffer, a look back at snafus, power plays and battles won and lost
Academy launches online database with thousands of drawings, production designs
Although Academy has considered moving the awards into January, they'll remain in their usual late-February slot for at least another year
Oscar-watchers consider new AMPAS chief Dawn Hudson, and what her appointment means for the Academy
Passed over for top position, longtime Academy exec says he's committed to working with Dawn Hudson as COO
The new CEO and COO of the Academy are a study in contrasts
AMPAS board replaces retiring executive director Bruce Davis with one longtime staffer, one outsider
After website publishes entire lineup of Oscar show, reporter Mike Fleming's credentials are revoked
AMPAS goes into new areas (including that social network) to lure younger, more wired viewers
Four months after the Executive Director announced his retirement, the Academy still hasn't seen any replacement candidates.
Want to see a double bill of "Rabbit Hole" and "Salt"? Academy members will get the chance with official voters' screenings
Here's the entire field, which is significantly smaller than it was in 2009 and 2008
The Academy hands out something besides statuettes
Academy president: "It’s going to be a bump, but somebody else will come in and fill those shoes"
Long-lost silent film found in New Zealand, restored for AMPAS screening
Richard Linklater’s third peek into the love story of the couple played by Julie Delpy and Ethan Hawke celebrates romance, compromise, disillusionment and the glory of conversation