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AMPAS Announces 2016 Oscar Deadlines

Doesn't it feel like awards season wrapped up only yesterday? Even so, if you're looking to get in on next year's awards race, it pays to start planning early — as the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) announced … more »

The Revenant Oscar nominations

The Revenant, Mad Max: Fury Road Lead 2016 Oscar Nominations

The Revenant is the movie to beat at the 88th annual Oscars, having earned 12 Academy Award nominations, including for best picture. Mad Max: Fury Road was close on its tail with 10 nominations. Announced this morning, the 2016 Oscar nominations didn't hold … more »


Last-Minute Oscar Predictions

In advance of tomorrow morning's Oscar nominations, I thought it would be fun to take a stab at predicting the outcome of a few key races, from Best Picture and Director through Cinematography and Editing all the way to Sound … more »

Ant-Man Gets ACE Eddie Award Nomination

Film Editors Nominate Star Wars, Ant-Man for ACE Eddie Awards

Sci-fi and superhero action got their due in the nominations for the 66th annual ACE Eddie Awards, handed out by the American Cinema Editors, which welcomed both Star Wars: The Force Awakens and Ant-Man to the awards race. The force is … more »

Trainwreck screenplay

Read Oscar-Contending Screenplays from 2015 Films

If it's December, it's time to read some screenplays. Every year during Oscar season, studios release copies of the screenplays for certain of their releases during the calendar year for public viewing. The idea is to get them in front … more »

VFX Oscar shortlist

And Then There Were 10: Academy Releases VFX Oscar Shortlist

After taking the unusual step earlier this month of listing a full 20 films being considered for the VFX Oscar, the Academy has narrowed the field. Only 10 films now appear on the VFX Oscar shortlist. Still in the race? Ex … more »


Academy Announces 20 Contenders for VFX Oscars

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' Visual Effects Branch Executive Committee has made its preliminary shortlist of 20 films for this year's VFX Oscar. They are, in alphabetical order: Ant-Man Avengers: Age of Ultron Bridge of Spies Chappie Everest … more »


Academy Reveals Shortlist of Sci-Tech Oscar Candidates

The Foundry's Mari, Tweak's RV, and Clairmont Camera's Squishy Lens are all on this year's list of achievements that are under consideration for awards from the Scientific and Technical Awards Committee of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. (That's … more »

Awards Rules Approved for 88th Oscars

LOS ANGELES, CA — The Academy’s Board of Governors approved Oscars rules and campaign regulations for the 88th Academy Awards® at their most recent Board meeting (Tuesday night, 6/23). In the Best Picture category, to qualify as a producer nominee … more »

Key Dates Announced for 88th Oscars

LOS ANGELES, CA — The Academy and the ABC Television Network today announced the dates for the 88th, 89th and 90th Oscar presentations.  The Academy Awards® will air live on ABC on Oscar Sunday, February 28, 2016, February 26, 2017, and … more »