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Job Posting: The Film Academy Is Looking For Someone To Fix Industry Diversity, Engage Members, Plus Raise Money

Talk about heavy lifting: The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Science quietly started looking earlier this month for someone to help boost diversity in Hollywood and foster “underrepresented talent” around the world—plus, raise money. 420 more words


Inside the Oscars Deal: What it Means for ABC and the Academy

When Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Science officials approached Walt Disney Co. CEO Bob Iger last year seeking a long-term extension of ABC’s deal to broadcast the Academy Awards, the response within Disney-ABC was enthusiastic. 756 more words


ABC to Broadcast Oscars Through 2028 After Extending AMPAS Pact

ABC has extended its deal with the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and will now broadcast the Oscars through 2028. The new pact adds eight years to the existing contract, which was scheduled to expire in 2020. 266 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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Mark Goldblatt Wins Academy Runoff Election for Film Editors Branch Seat

Oscar-nominated editor Mark Goldblatt (“Terminator 2: Judgment Day”) has edged out fellow nominee Maryann Brandon (“Star Wars: Episode VII – The Force Awakens”) in the runoff election for the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ open film editors branch seat, the org announced Monday. 128 more words


SAG-AFTRA Praises "Remarkable" Ex-SAG President William Schallert; 'Patty Duke Show' Co-Star Dead At 93 - UPDATE

UPDATED with statement from SAG-AFTRA: William Shallert, former SAG president and co-star on The Patty Duke Show, died on May 8 in Los Angeles. He was 93. 334 more words

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