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Even In The Trump Era, The Film Academy Is Absolutely, Positively Barred From Politics

Meryl Streep’s political sermon at the Golden Globes on Sunday called to mind a little-discussed fact about the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences, which will present its Oscars next month in a country still crackling with partisan tension. 408 more words


Michael Sterling, Academy Executive and Technicolor Veteran, Dies at 61

Michael Sterling, associate director of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ science and technology council since 2011, died on Dec. 18. He was 61. 264 more words


Devil Is In The Details, Or Deviled Eggs, When Planning Oscar Campaign Events

Apparently, the devil is in the details, or maybe in the deviled eggs, when it comes to enforcement of the new Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences rule against excessive entertainment of members by Oscar campaigners. 235 more words

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Inside the Academy Archives: A Priceless Trove of Foreign-Language Nominees

Only French films compete for that country’s top César award. The Genies recognize Canadian movies, the Goyas spotlight Spanish cinema, and the Lolas celebrate German film. 1,084 more words


Academy Hires Edgar Aguirre to Expand Minority Internship Program

Stung by #OscarsSoWhite, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences is continuing to take steps to address the lack of non-white representation in the film industry. 268 more words


Uh-Oh, Older White Male Contenders Are Piling Into A Diverse Awards Season

Uh-oh, here they come again, that most annoying of Oscar problems, the Old White Men.

While I was worrying about something else on Tuesday, someone recalled that John Lee Hancock’s… 631 more words

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#OscarsSoLate: Clock Ticks Toward Overdue Academy Awards Producer Announcement

That ticking sound you hear is the Oscar clock, as it counts minutes to the overdue announcement of a producer or producers for next year’s Academy Awards show, set for broadcast by ABC on February 26. 251 more words