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Ava DuVernay, Steve James to Keynote at Getting Real Conference

Filmmakers Ava Duvernay and Steve James have been selected as keynote speakers for the Getting Real ’16 documentary conference next month.

The filmmaker-­to-­filmmaker conference, presented by the International Documentary Association and the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, will be held Sept. 210 more words

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Academy Accused Of Being “Ageist” At Panel On Ageism In Hollywood

As the industry struggles with diversity, several panelists at Friday night’s panel discussion on ageism in Hollywood applauded the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences for including more women and minorities as members, but decried what appears to be a “culling” of older members to make room for them. 654 more words

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'West Side Story' Screening With Producer & Stars Kicks Off Academy Film Archive Celebration

West Side Story, one of the all-time biggest Oscar-winning films with 10 in 1961, christened the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences new series, … 807 more words

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'Borrowed Time' Chosen Best in Show for SIGGRAPH 2016 Computer Animation Festival

“Borrowed Time” has been selected best in show for the 43rd annual Computer Animation Festival, which will showcase winners at SIGGRAPH 2016.

The festival is recognized by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences as a qualifying event for consideration for an animated short Oscar nomination. 190 more words

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Academy's Vocal Critics Fail to Advance in Board of Governors Elections

It’s been a turbulent year at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences, as an ambitious plan to diversify its ranks led to internal backlash. 687 more words

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Steven Spielberg Among Finalists In Wide Open Motion Picture Academy Board Of Governors Race

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences moves forward today with notification to all branches of the finalists in the 2016 Board Of Governors election, in most cases four final contenders in each of the 17 branches. 859 more words

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Academy Unveils New Exhibition Celebrating Gregory Peck's Centennial

In honor of his 100th birthday, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences Wednesday evening unveiled Gregory Peck: A Centennial Celebration Exhibition at the Academy’s Fairbanks Center For Motion Picture Study. 681 more words

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