Academy Launches Global Digital Preservation Forum

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announces the launch of the Academy Digital Preservation Forum (ADPF), a global online gathering place dedicated to exploring the latest issues surrounding digital preservation of motion pictures.  An initiative of the Academy’s Science and Technology Council, the forum hosts original content and resources and will serve as… Continue reading Academy Launches Global Digital Preservation Forum

Academy Reveals Winning Nicholl Screenwriters

Nicholl Fellows to be featured in conversations with Destin Daniel Cretton, Phil Lord, Our Lady J, Rawson Marshall Thurber and Olivia Wilde beginning November 8 Five individuals have been selected as winners of the 2021 Academy Nicholl Fellowships in Screenwriting competition.  The fellows will each receive a $35,000 prize and mentorship from an Academy member throughout… Continue reading Academy Reveals Winning Nicholl Screenwriters

Academy Presents 2021 Careers In Film Summit For High School And College Students

Panel discussions with Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, Lyndon Barrois, Brooke Breton, Jimmy Chow, Nia DaCosta, J. Anthony Kosar, Erin Ramos, Doug Roble and more The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will present its 7th annual Careers in Film Summit on Saturday, October 30.  The virtual event, taking place from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.… Continue reading Academy Presents 2021 Careers In Film Summit For High School And College Students

Academy Reveals 2021 Student Academy Award Winners And Medal Placements

Virtual Program Hosted by Amandla Stenberg, with Pete Docter, Asghar Farhadi, Marielle Heller and Nanfu Wang to Present The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has voted 17 students as winners of the 48th Student Academy Awards® competition.  The Gold, Silver and Bronze Medal awards in the seven award categories will be presented by… Continue reading Academy Reveals 2021 Student Academy Award Winners And Medal Placements

Academy CEO Dawn Hudson Charts Next Steps Following Building Of Innovative Academy And Success Of Museum Opening

Dawn Hudson, chief executive officer of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, announced today that, after a successful and transformational tenure, this current term will be her last as Academy CEO. “After more than ten years and the incredibly successful opening of our new museum, I’ve decided, when this term concludes, it will… Continue reading Academy CEO Dawn Hudson Charts Next Steps Following Building Of Innovative Academy And Success Of Museum Opening