Awkwafina, Chris Evans, Tina Fey Among First Round of Presenters for THE OSCARSAwkwafina, Chris Evans, Tina Fey Among First Round of Presenters for THE OSCARS
by TV News Desk - Feb 4, 2019

The first round of Oscars 2019 presenters was announced this morning by Oscars 2019 producer Donna Gigliotti and co-producer and director Glenn Weiss. To help honor the incredible slate of Oscars 2019 nominees???????—from blockbusters to independent films—and embrace the diversity of the global movie-going audience, 13 stars were added to the list of presenters. Awkwafina, Daniel Craig, Chris Evans, Tina Fey, Whoopi Goldberg, Brie Larson, Jennifer Lopez, Amy Poehler, Maya Rudolph, Amandla Stenberg, Charlize Theron, Tessa Thompson, and Constance Wu will be taking the Oscar stage as presenters LIVE SUNDAY FEBRUARY 24 8e|5p on ABC. In addition, it was announced that Gustavo Dudamel and the LA Philharmonic will perform during the Oscars 2019 'In Memoriam' segment. (more...)

Donna Gigliotti to Produce the 91st Oscars, and Glenn Weiss to Co-Produce and Direct 'The Oscars'Donna Gigliotti to Produce the 91st Oscars, and Glenn Weiss to Co-Produce and Direct 'The Oscars'
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2018

Oscar-winning producer Donna Gigliotti will produce the 91 st Oscars, and Emmy ® -winning director Glenn Weiss will co-produce and direct the show, Academy President John Bailey announced today. The Oscars will air live on The ABC Television Network and broadcast outlets worldwide on Sunday, Feb. 24, 2019. (more...)

The Academy Launches a Women's InitiativeThe Academy Launches a Women's Initiative
by TV News Desk - Oct 4, 2018

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, in partnership with E! Entertainment and Swarovski, announced today the launch of Action: The Academy Women's Initiative, comprised of the Academy Gold Fellowship for Women, the Academy Directory and annual events, all designed to create opportunities for female filmmakers to connect, share their stories and celebrate inclusion. This year's events will take place on October 15 in London and October 30 in Los Angeles, and will see the announcement of the first two recipients of the Academy Gold Fellowship for Women. Action is an extension of the Academy's A2020 initiative, which seeks to support inclusion and increase representation within the Academy and the greater film community. (more...)

The Academy Postpones Addition of 'Popular' Oscar CategoryThe Academy Postpones Addition of 'Popular' Oscar Category
by TV News Desk - Sep 6, 2018

While remaining committed to celebrating a wide spectrum of movies, the Academy announced today that it will not present the new Oscars category at the upcoming 91st awards. The Academy recognized that implementing any new award nine months into the year creates challenges for films that have already been released.  The Board of Governors continues to be actively engaged in discussions, and will examine and seek additional input regarding this category.  (more...)

Photo Flash: NYC & Company Foundation's 17th Annual Visionaries & Voices GalaPhoto Flash: NYC & Company Foundation's 17th Annual Visionaries & Voices Gala
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2017

Last night, the NYC & Company Foundation held its 17th annual Visionaries & Voices Gala at the new Ziegfeld Ballroom in New York City. (more...)

NFL Debuts 'Let The Show Begin' Campaign to Welcome New SeasonNFL Debuts 'Let The Show Begin' Campaign to Welcome New Season
by TV News Desk - Sep 7, 2017

The National Football League (NFL) today unveiled a new multi-platform brand campaign to kick off the new season. The campaign 'Let the Show Begin' showcases the unrivaled entertainment experience that is NFL football. (more...)

JUST IN: Jimmy Kimmel to Return as Host of 90th ACADEMY AWARDS on ABC
by TV News Desk - May 16, 2017

For a second consecutive year, late-night talk show favorite Jimmy Kimmel will return to host the OSCARS telecast, and Michael De Luca and Jennifer Todd will produce, Academy President Cheryl Boone Isaacs announced today. (more...)

VIDEO: Jimmy Kimmel Talks Oscars Host Gig, Announces Baby #2 On the Way!
by TV News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

On last night's JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE on ABC, host Jimmy Kimmel shared two special announcements -  his wife is pregnant with their second child and that he'll be hosting The Oscars! (more...)

Michael De Luca & Jennifer Todd to Produce 89th ACADEMY AWARDS
by TV News Desk - Nov 4, 2016

Three-time Oscar®-nominated producer Michael De Luca and Emmy®-nominated producer Jennifer Todd will produce the 89th Oscars® telecast, Academy President Cheryl Boone Isaacs announced today. (more...)

ABC Inks Agreement to Televise THE OSCARS Through 2028
by TV News Desk - Aug 31, 2016

ABC and the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced today that they have expanded their agreement for eight more years, in which the Network will remain home to the Oscars®, Hollywood's biggest entertainment ceremony of the year, through 2028. (more...)

Just In: Chris Rock Returns as Host of 88th ACADEMY AWARDS
by TV News Desk - Oct 21, 2015

Multi-hyphenate artist and filmmaker Chris Rock will return to host the Oscars® for a second time, producers David Hill and Reginald Hudlin announced today (more...)

2016 OSCARS Show Finds Its Producers
by TV News Desk - Sep 1, 2015

Emmy-winning live TV producer David Hill and Oscar-nominated producer-director Reginald Hudlin (DJANGO UNCHAINED and more) will produce the 88th OSCARS telecast, Academy President Cheryl Boone Isaacs announced today. It will be their first involvement with the Academy Awards, which will air live on the ABC Television Network on Oscar Sunday, February 28, 2016. (more...)

OSCARS Nominations Announced Live Today In All 24 Categories
by Movies News Desk - Jan 15, 2015

Oscar producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron previously announced that actor Chris Pine, Academy President Cheryl Boone Isaacs, and directors Alfonso Cuaron and J.J. Abrams, today, January 15, will announce the nominations in all 24 Oscar categories at a special two-part live news conference at the Academy's Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills. (more...)

BREAKING: For First Time OSCARS Nominations Will Be Announced Live in All 24 Categories!
by Movies News Desk - Jan 9, 2015

Chris Pine, Academy President Cheryl Boone Isaacs, and directors Alfonso Cuaron and J.J. Abrams, on Thursday, January 15, will announce the nominations in all 24 Oscar categories at a special two-part live news conference at the Academy's Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills. (more...)

The Academy Announces Major Gifts from the Dolby Family and Laboratories
by Movies News Desk - Jul 15, 2014

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced today that it has received a $7 million gift from Dolby Laboratories to provide cutting-edge audiovisual technology in the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures' movie theaters. (more...)

BREAKING: Craig Zadan, Neil Meron to Return to Produce 2015 OSCARS
by TV News Desk - Apr 21, 2014

Motion picture, television and theater producing team Craig Zadan and Neil Meron will return to produce the Oscars for a third consecutive year, Academy President Cheryl Boone Isaacs announced today. (more...)

Academy Celebrates 40 Years of Telluride Film Festival
by Movies News Desk - Aug 27, 2013

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is continuing its sponsorship of the Telluride Film Festival with a series of special events (more...)

Academy Museum of Motion Pictures Announces Three Major Naming Gifts
by Movies News Desk - Jul 22, 2013

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced today that it has received three $5 million naming gifts (more...)

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