A branch-by-branch breakdown on the requirements for Academy membership
IFP Festival Forum asks Academy to reconsider its freeze on grant programs that fund almost two dozen festivals
With AMPAS’ grant programs on hiatus and in possible jeopardy, film scholars and Academy members are speaking out
Ten years ago, the Oscars would have had a glittering diamond anniversary — but three days before the telecast, the United States invaded Iraq
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
Academy announces plans to send screeners in three categories that used to require attendance at special screenings, says transition to online voting increased participation
We've done the math, and here are the odds of landing a nomination, and the magic numbers need to do so, in every category
Moving the Oscar nominations forward five days may give voters more time to see the nominated films, but on the other hand…
The Nicholl Fellowship went to writers from Louisiana and South Africa for the first time — and only one Californian was chosen
"Memoirs of a Geisha" screenwriter Robin Swicord will replace deceased governor Frank Pierson
Move was expected, given the high profile and heavy workload of the unpaid Academy position.
As the AMPAS election to choose Tom Sherak's successor nears, top candidates appear to be Hawk Koch, Rob Friedman and Cheryl Boone Isaacs
Marketing exective and AMPAS governor Cheryl Boone Isaacs will join Don Mischer in overseeing fourth annual event for honorary Oscars
Academy president Sherak: “To celebrate our past and deal with our present, that is who we are — we’re never going to forget the past,...
Two dozen Times staffers add some statistics to what we, and the Academy, already knew: it isn’t diverse enough
The Oscar-winning provocateur details changes that will overhaul a system that has led to decades of questionable choices
But is her job really in jeopardy, or is this just an attempt to embarrass her publicly?
Studio forced to make a quick about-face after sending some Writers Branch members a draft instead of the final product
AMPAS underwrites program for fourth straight year; Caetano Veloso to serve as Guest Director
Peter Bart’s memory gets hazy, Terrence Malick’s dates are changing, and Sophia Loren gets a bargain night at the Academy
“The English Patient” novelist/screenwriter Michael Ondaatje is this year’s guest director
Sherak gets a second one-year term; James L. Brooks, Phil Robinson also take VP slots