Academy Unveils Lineup For Second Annual Global Movie Day

Exclusive content to be shared on the Academy’s social channelson Saturday, February 13 The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today announced talent participating in its second annual Global Movie Day, to be held on Saturday, February 13, 2021.  Featured across the Academy’s social channels will be exclusive content from Oscars® producers Jesse Collins,… Continue reading Academy Unveils Lineup For Second Annual Global Movie Day

Fernando Garcia Named Academy Executive Vice President, Member Relations And Awards

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has named Fernando Garcia as its Executive Vice President, Member Relations and Awards. Garcia will lead engagement and outreach initiatives for the organization’s worldwide membership of over 10,000 artists, filmmakers and executives, and oversee Academy Awards® processes for submissions, nominations, voting and balloting. Garcia will also work… Continue reading Fernando Garcia Named Academy Executive Vice President, Member Relations And Awards

The Academy To Honor Tyler Perry And The Motion Picture & Television Fund With Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Awards

The Academy announced today that its Board of Governors voted to present Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Awards to filmmaker Tyler Perry and to the Motion Picture & Television Fund (MPTF). The Oscar® statuettes will be presented at the 93rd Oscars®, which airs live on ABC and broadcast outlets worldwide on Sunday, April 25, 2021. “There has… Continue reading The Academy To Honor Tyler Perry And The Motion Picture & Television Fund With Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Awards

Academy Gives Exclusive Look Into Its Film Archive With “Hollywood Home Movies” Event

With special guests Hayley Mills, Bob Koster and Gregory Nava The Academy Film Archive gives an exclusive look into the lives of classic Hollywood figures with its annual “Hollywood Home Movies: Treasures from the Academy Film Archive” event available for streaming online for the first time.  The collection of home movies celebrates individuals who overcame… Continue reading Academy Gives Exclusive Look Into Its Film Archive With “Hollywood Home Movies” Event

Academy’s Science And Technology Council Adds 7 New Members

Linda Borgeson, Lois Burwell, Teri E.Dorman, Greg Hedgepath, Ujwal Nirgudkar, Helena Packer and Amy Vincent have accepted invitations to join the Science and Technology Council of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, bringing the Council’s 2020–2021 membership roster to 25. Borgeson is currently senior vice president of feature post production, Disney Live Action.… Continue reading Academy’s Science And Technology Council Adds 7 New Members