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The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences Headline News

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.

The Simpsons Headline News

‘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.

Headline News

Oscars Revamp Animation Noms

The Academy opens nominations for the Oscar for Best Animated Feature to be chosen not by just L.A.-based volunteers able and willing to attend Sunday screenings, but by a much larger group thanks to newly-granted permission to view them on screeners.