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Academy Of Motion Picture Arts And Sciences

  1. the law
    Roman Polanski Loses Court Case for Academy ReinstatementThe judge upheld the Academy’s decision to expel Polanski.
  2. and the presidency goes to…
    Big Little Lies Casting Director Named President of the Motion Picture AcademyHe replaces John Bailey, who served for two years.
  3. obviously
    The Academy Backtracks on Oscar Telecast Date Because Of CourseIt won’t be sticking with the early February idea.
  4. well well well
    The Academy Changed a Few Rules, But Not the Netflix OneThat’s A-OK with Steven Spielberg!
  5. feuds
    Roman Polanski Is Trying to Sue His Way Back Into the AcademyWell!
  6. where’s the beef?
    The Oscars Are Feuding With the SAG Awards Over Famous PresentersSAG says that actors have been presented with an ultimatum to choose which show they’d like to present at.
  7. the oscars
    The Oscars Are Changing Because You Aren’t WatchingABC walked the Academy through the numbers and they were … not good.
  8. the industry
    John Bailey Reelected Academy President After Sexual-Harassment ProbeThe Academy cleared him in March.
  9. the academy
    Roman Polanski Threatens Lawsuit Over Academy Expulsion“Mr. Polanski has a right to go to court and require your organization to follow its own procedures, as well as California law,” his attorney said.
  10. the industry
    Academy President Cleared Following Sexual-Harassment InvestigationThe Academy found no wrongdoing.
  11. Oscars Academy Releases ‘Standards of Conduct’ for MembersThe Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences sent a post-Weinstein letter to its members.
  12. Harvey Weinstein Has Been Kicked Out of the Academy“What’s at issue here is a deeply troubling problem that has no place in our society,” the Academy’s Board of Governors said in a statement.
  13. harvey weinstein
    The Academy, Producers Guild Set Meetings to Review Weinstein’s MembershipThe board of governors will hold a special meeting to discuss the allegations against him.
  14. the academy
    New Academy President Wants to Include More International Voters for DiversityHe was a dark horse in the race, where Laura Dern was a favorite.
  15. movies
    All Four Hollywood Chrises Are Now Members of the AcademyHonorary Hollywood Chris Channing Tatum was also invited to become a member of the Academy.
  16. makeups
    Academy Agrees to Keep Using Accounting Firm PwC Despite Best Picture Mix-upInstead, there are new rules: Accountants must hand over their phones before they’re allowed backstage.
  17. sorry
    The Academy Issued an Apology Statement for the Oscars Best Picture Mix-upThough they’d also like to remind everyone that PwC has taken full responsibility.
  18. the industry
    Idris Elba, Emma Watson Lead Academy’s Largest and Most Diverse New ClassIt’s part of a mission to double the diversity of Academy ranks by 2020.
  19. hollywood signs
    Can The Academy Really Diversify the Oscars?If the nomination roster next spring, or in 2019, or 2021, looks enough like America not to generate an OscarsSoAnything protest, that will be a victory.
  20. Motion Picture Academy Invites 322 New MembersThe Academy has been actively trying to diversify, according to President Cheryl Boone Isaacs.
  21. academy of motion picture arts and sciences
    Famous People to Sing ‘Jingle Bells’ for YouAnd John Krasinski does spoken word!
  22. Yeah, Why Don’t Comedies Win More Oscars?Well, the Oscars are this Sunday and it’s starting to look like Bridesmaids really isn’t going to get that surprise last-minute Best Picture […]
  23. General Aladeen Gives the Academy an Ultimatum Admiral General Shabazz Aladeen took some time out of his busy schedule of executions to discuss the Academy’s recent disapproval of his plan […]
  24. Oscar Voters Are Almost Exclusively Old White MenL.A. Times study: less than 4 percent black or Hispanic.
  25. oscars
    Hugh Jackman to Host Oscars Again?Reports say AMPAS is hoping the actor can make magic twice.
  26. plan b
    Tom Hanks Turned Down AMPAS-Prez GigNikki Finke reports that Tom Hanks was the board of governors’ top choice to replace the departing Sid Ganis as president.