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Headline News Academy Changes Oscars Rules for Animated/VFX Categories & More

The governors of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences voted on Tuesday (6/14) to add a new twist to the 2011 Best Picture competition, and a new element of surprise to its annual nominations announcement.

Headline News Academy Announces Winners For 2011 Student Academy Awards

By Dan Sarto | Thursday, May 19, 2011 at 12:58pm

12 students from nine U.S. colleges and universities and three students from outside the U.S. have been selected as winners in the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ 38th Annual Student Academy Awards competition.

Headline News Amazing Kids!, Perry’s Previews Launch Perrific Oscar Picks! Contest

Amazing Kids! (www.amazing-kids.org) and Perry’s Previews (www.perryspreviews.com) announced that entries are now being accepted for their first-ever “Amazing Kids!’ Perrific Oscar Picks!” Contest.

Headline News 10 Scientific and Technical Achievements To Be Honored with Academy Awards

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today announced that 10 scientific and technical achievements represented by 22 individual award recipients will be honored at its annual Scientific and Technical Awards Presentation at the Beverly Wilshire on Saturday, February 12, 2011.

Headline News Animated Feature Entries Due November 1 for 2010 Oscar Race

To qualify in the Animated Feature Film category for the 83rd Academy Awards, filmmakers must submit entry forms and supporting materials to the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences by 5 p.m. PT on Monday, November 1.

Headline News 15 Scientific Achievements in Competition for 83rd Academy Awards

The Scientific and Technical Awards Committee of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced today that 15 scientific and technical achievements have been selected for further awards consideration.

Headline News 15 Scientific Achievements in Competition for 83rd Academy Awards® Announced

By Dan Sarto | Monday, August 23, 2010 at 12:43pm

The Scientific and Technical Awards Committee of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced today that 15 scientific and technical achievements have been selected for further awards consideration.

Headline News Backstage at the Oscars

Pete Docter positively beamed about winning his Best Animated Feature Oscar for UP, and discussed the advantage of animation over live-action, the significance of AVATAR and what 3-D offers...

Headline News Up, Avatar & Logorama Win Oscars

The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences handed out the Oscars on Sunday, March 7th. In the world of animation, Pete Docter won the Best Animated Feature Film for Pixar's UP. In addition to Best Animated Feature, Michael Giacchino won the Oscar for UP's original score.

Headline News NVIDIA GPUs Power All 2010 Best Visual Effects Academy Award Nominees

Each of the films nominated for an Academy Award for Visual Effects in this year's competition depended on NVIDIA Quadro professional graphics to power their stunning special effects.

Headline News Kodak Partners up for 82nd Academy Awards

By Matt Kapko | Tuesday, February 23, 2010 at 9:47am

Kodak and the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today announced an expansion of their long-standing relationship as Kodak becomes the sponsor of several events surrounding the 82nd Academy Awards.

Headline News 82nd Academy Awards Nominations Announced

By Matt Kapko | Tuesday, February 2, 2010 at 9:58am

Nominations for the 82nd Academy Awards were announced today (Tuesday, February 2) by Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences President Tom Sherak and 2008 Oscar nominee Anne Hathaway.

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