Film Academy Changes Voting Method to Determine Governors for Its Board

May 27, 2020

The board of governors of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has decided to eliminate — at least for this year — the ‘Final Four’ stage of its annual board elections, and to begin using a preferential ballot — just like the one used to determine the best picture Oscar — to pick board members, The Hollywood Reporter has learned. […]

Academy Awards Ballots Now Out to Voters and Due Back Tuesday

January 3, 2020

It’s time to get out of holiday mode and get down to business — Oscar business that is, as nominating ballots for the 92nd annual Academy Awards now are live. The roughly 8,730 active voting members have just five days, until Tuesday to determine the nominees […]

Oscar’s Five Favourite Editors Talk Shop

March 6, 2019

The 19th annual Invisible Art Visible Artists event with Academy award-nominated picture editors took place on Saturday morning, February 23 at the Egyptian Theatre in Hollywood. As in preceding years, the event drew a near-capacity crowd excited to hear the panelists converse about the art of editing. […]

Movie Academy Invites 928 New Members in Diversity Push

June 25, 2018

The group that hands out the Oscars said on Monday that it had invited 928 new members from 59 countries, in its biggest diversity drive after years of criticism of its mostly white and male membership. If all those invited accept, female […]

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