Oscars Rewind: War and Peace, Academy Awards Style 12 weeks ago
Steve Martin adjusted his jokes. Gil Cates and the Academy depopulated the red carpet. Will Smith and Angelina Jolie pulled out, but Halle...
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
AMPAS assets stand at nearly $300M as expenditures increase, driven by $4.9M in spending on planned museum
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, and we don’t want to"
With a bankrupt Kodak pulling out of its deal for naming rights, the Academy will refer to its location as "Hollywood & Highland"
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
Although Academy has considered moving the awards into January, they'll remain in their usual late-February slot for at least another year
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
Peter Bart's memory gets hazy, Terrence Malick's dates are changing, and Sophia Loren gets a bargain night at the Academy
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 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
The actor tells TheWrap: "You can’t shy away from a moment when it’s there”