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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


Film Academy Appoints Katharine Deshaw To Vacant Fund-Raising Job

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences on Wednesday named a veteran fund-raiser, Katharine Deshaw, to fill a long-vacant post overseeing the funding operation for its planned movie museum. 115 more words


ABC Re-Ups With AMPAS, Will Broadcast Oscars Through 2028

ABC will continue to broadcast the Academy Awards in an agreement extension through 2028. The network’s previous contract was set to expire in 2020.

The 89th Academy Awards returns to the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood on Feb. 423 more words

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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


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


'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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