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The Academy To Present ‘Women in Indie Animation’ September 21

Monthly Academy at Metrograph residency program in New York City to present groundbreaking independent filmmakers Signe Baumane, Emily Hubley, Candy Kugel and Debra Solomon.

Oscars Headline News

Academy Unveils Finalists for 2018 Student Academy Awards

Four international and seven U.S.-made animated short films named finalists for the 2018 Student Academy Awards.

Technology Headline News

AMPAS, Linux Foundation Launch Academy Software Foundation

Founding members include Animal Logic, Autodesk, Blue Sky Studios, Cisco, DNEG, DreamWorks Animation, Epic Games, Foundry, Google Cloud, Intel, SideFX, The Walt Disney Studios and Weta Digital.

The Oscars Headline News

Industry Anger Grows Over Proposed Oscar Telecast Changes

By Dan Sarto | Friday, August 10, 2018 at 12:35pm

Formal VES statement mirrors sentiment of many artists unhappy with decision to cut categories from live Academy Awards broadcast.

The Oscars Headline News

Will Tentpoles Like ‘Black Panther’ Find Oscar Gold in New ‘Popular Film’ Category?

By Dan Sarto | Wednesday, August 8, 2018 at 1:37pm

Does surprise Motion Picture Academy announcement mean fan-favorite blockbusters can compete alongside obscure member selections?

AMPAS Headline News

Mechanic Blasts Academy in Board Resignation

Former Fox executive writes the organization has mishandled diversity issue, let Oscars ratings and relevance slide and failing to keep the Academy Museum project on schedule and budget.

Opinion ANIMATIONWorld

Does Independent Animation Have a Chance with the Motion Picture Academy?

By Dan Sarto | Monday, March 5, 2018 at 1:24pm

Great animated shorts and feature films produced in Europe may garner nominations from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences, but nary a win.

Visual Effects VFXWorld

2018 Academy VFX Bake-Off: Presenting a Phantasmagoria of Imagery

Creative teams from 10 Oscar hopefuls present their contributions at the Academy’s annual Visual Effects Bake-off held on Saturday, January 6 at the Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills, CA.

Oscars Headline News

141 Original Scores in 2017 Oscar Race

Members of the Music Branch to vote for up to five achievements; the five achievements receiving the highest number of votes will become the nominations for final voting for the award.

Virtual Reality Headline News

Alejandro Iñárritu’s VR Exhibit Wins an Oscar

Acclaimed director of ‘The Revanant’ will receive honor Nov. 11 at the Academy’s 9th annual Governors Awards.

Awards Headline News

Academy Announces Submission Deadlines for 2017 Oscars

Deadline for submissions of animated short films to the 90th Academy Awards is October 2; submissions of Animated Features are due November 1.

AMPAS Headline News

2017 Student Academy Awards Finalists Unveiled

CalArts, China Central Academy of Fine Arts, Filmakademie, Kingston University, Ringling, SVU and USC represented in U.S and international animation categories.

AMPAS Headline News

Cinematographer John Bailey Elected Academy President

ASC Lifetime Achievement Award recipient’s cinematography credits include ‘Ordinary People,’ ‘American Gigolo,’ ‘The Big Chill,’ ‘Groundhog Day,’ ‘As Good as It Gets,’ ‘The Anniversary Party,’ ‘The Way Way Back’ and ‘A Walk in the Woods.’

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