The Academy Launches 2019 Student Academy Awards® Competition

Winners Eligible for Oscars® The Academy is now accepting entries for its 2019 Student Academy Awards® competition. All Student Academy Award® winners become eligible for Oscars® consideration. The entry deadline for submissions is June 1, 2019. The U.S. competition is open to all full-time undergraduate and graduate students whose films are made within the curricular […]

91st Academy Awards

The biggest and most glamorous event in the Hollywood calendar, the 91st Academy Awards, took place on Sunday, February 24. The ceremony was the first host-free ceremony since 1989 after Kevin Hart stepped down amid controversy in 2018. The show had also been dogged by controversial attempts to shorten its runtime. But the proceedings ran […]

91st Oscars Nominations Announced

Actor-comedian and Oscar®–nominated writer Kumail Nanjiani and actress–producer–director Tracee Ellis Ross announced the 91st Oscars® nominations today (January 22), live from the Academy’s headquarters in Beverly Hills via a global live stream on,, the Academy’s digital platforms, a satellite feed and broadcast media. Nanjiani and Ross announced the nominees in 9 categories at […]

Academy Presents New Theatrical Screening Program: “Oscars® Spotlight: Documentary Feature Shortlist”

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, led by its Future of Film Committee, will present “Oscars® Spotlight: Documentary Feature Shortlist,” a new program showcasing the 15 shortlisted documentary feature films in contention for the 91st Oscars. The films will screen theatrically in 13 cities nationwide starting December 31, 2018 through January 21, 2019. […]

347 Feature Films In Contention For 2018 Best Picture Oscar®

Three hundred forty-seven feature films are eligible for the 2018 Academy Awards®, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced today. To be eligible for 91st Academy Awards consideration, feature films must open in a commercial motion picture theater in Los Angeles County by December 31, and begin a minimum run of seven consecutive […]

91st Oscars Shortlists Nine Award Categories Announced

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today announced shortlists in consideration for the 91st Oscars® in nine categories: Documentary Feature, Documentary Short Subject, Foreign Language Film, Makeup and Hairstyling, Music (Original Score), Music (Original Song), Animated Short Film, Live Action Short Film and Visual Effects. To download shortlists by category, visit DOCUMENTARY […]

90th Annual Oscars : Nominations

Actress-comedian Tiffany Haddish and actor-director Andy Serkis, joined by Academy President John Bailey, announced the 90th Academy Awards® nominations today (January 23) live from the Academy’s Samuel Goldwyn Theater via a global live stream on,, the Academy’s digital platforms, a satellite feed and broadcast media. Haddish and Serkis announced the nominees in 11 […]

Inxeba (The Wound) Is South Africa’s Entry For Next Years 90th Academy Awards

‘Inxeba’ (The Wound), a gay love story told entirely in isiXhosa, starring musician and singer Nakhane and produced by Urucu Media, has been chosen as South Africa’s entry into next year’s 90th Academy Awards, now known officially as The Oscars, in the category of best foreign language film. Producers walked out of the press and […]

27 Animated Features Submitted For 2016 Oscar® Race

A record 27 features have been submitted for consideration in the Animated Feature Film category for the 89th Academy Awards®. The submitted features, listed in alphabetical order, are: “The Angry Birds Movie” “April and the Extraordinary World” “Bilal” “Finding Dory” “Ice Age: Collision Course” “Kingsglaive Final Fantasy XV” “Kubo and the Two Strings” “Kung Fu […]

South Africa’s Official Entry To The 2017 Academy Awards Is Noem My Skollie!

The special jury convened by the National Film and Video Foundation (NFVF)  announced today that the feature film, Noem My Skollie, currently on circuit in South African cinemas has been nominated as South Africa’s official selection to the 89th Annual Academy Awards (Oscars) in the category for Best Foreign Language Film Award. The NFVF CEO […]

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