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Academy Unveils 2015 Sci-Tech Award Recipients

Honorees for the Academy’s 87th Scientific & Technical Awards include Dolby's David Gray, recipient of the Gordon E. Sawyer Award, and Larry Hornbeck, a key inventor behind Texas Instruments’ DLP Cinema.

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20 Animated Features Submitted For 2014 Oscar Race

Films submitted for consideration in the Animated Feature Film category for the 87th Academy Awards range from CG studio ‘toons to independent, hand-drawn features.

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Signe Baumane's ‘Rocks in My Pockets’ Selected As Latvian Oscar Entry

Latvian Oscar committee lauds the film’s "international language, intimate story, and the director's courage to look at serious personal issues."

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Academy Elects 5 Newcomers to 2014–15 Board of Governors

First-time governors are Kate Amend, Documentary Branch; Daniel R. Fellman, Executives Branch; Albert Berger, Producers Branch; Bob Rogers, Short Films and Feature Animation Branch; and Mark Mangini, Sound Branch.

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Academy Approves New Rules for Animation Oscars

The Academy approves new rules for the 87th Academy Awards, including rule changes in the Animated Feature Film and the Animated Short Film categories, along with eligibility of the 2014 Student Academy Awards for Oscar consideration.  

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Academy Invites 271 New Members

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences extends invitations to join the organization to 271 artists and executives who have distinguished themselves by their contributions to theatrical motion pictures.

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Academy Announces New Rules for 87th Oscars

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences updates regulations for how companies and individuals may market movies and achievements eligible for the 87th Academy Awards to Academy members.

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‘Owned’ Takes Gold at Student Academy Awards

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences honors fifteen student winners from colleges and universities around the world at the 41st Student Academy Awards ceremony, with ‘Owned,’ by Daniel Clark and Wesley Tippetts, awarded the gold medal for Animation.

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2014 Student Academy Awards Finalists Announced

Forty-one students from 23 U.S. colleges and universities as well as 10 students from foreign universities are selected as finalists in the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ 41st Student Academy Awards competition. 

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Academy Announces Key Dates for the 87th Oscars

The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences and the ABC Television Network announce that the Academy Awards will take place Sunday, February 22, 2015.

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‘The Simpsons’ Celebrate the Oscars with a Selfie

Matt Groening, creator of The Simpsons, posts “the ugly true story” behind Sunday’s infamous Oscar selfie on Twitter, featuring Homer and Bart getting stepped on by Hollywood A-listers.

Oscars Headline News

‘Frozen,’ ‘Mr. Hublot’ Win Animation Oscars

Disney Animation’s Frozen wins the Oscar for best animated feature at the 86th Academy Awards; Mr. Hublot, directed by Laurent Witz and Alexandre Espigares, wins the award for best animated short.

Sci-Tech Awards Headline News

Kristen Bell, Michael B. Jordan to Host Academy's Sci-Tech Awards

Actors Kristen Bell and Michael B. Jordan will host the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ Scientific and Technical Awards on Saturday, February 15, at The Beverly Hills Hotel.

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