Articles about Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
10 Sep 2021
Colin Firth birthday special: His movies we don't talk about
Colin Firth has given us some of the most memorable roles ever in classic ventures such as Bridget Jones's Diary and Pride and Prejudice.
28 May 2021
Oscars 2022: Key dates announced, return to Dolby Theatre confirmed
It has only been a month since this year's Oscars, and the key dates for the 94th Academy Awards are already out.
25 Apr 2021
Did you know: These actors have NEVER won an Oscar
Despite getting nominated four times, Brad Pitt couldn't win an Academy Award until 2020.
29 Mar 2021
'No Zoom' Oscars: Academy mandates nominees' in-person attendance, faces backlash
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has apparently issued a mandate that there will be no video-conferencing facilities like Zoom available for the 93rd Oscars ceremony.
21 Mar 2021
This is where you can watch this year's Oscar-nominated movies
The 93rd Academy Award nominations were recently announced, and the Best Picture category has a total of eight nominees.
11 Feb 2021
Oscars to go ahead with multiple in-person ceremonies simultaneously
The 93rd Academy Awards is braving all odds of pandemic to retain its stature of the highest global recognition for films.
10 Feb 2021
Oscars: Academy releases shortlisted titles for nine categories
Advancing toward the deadline of April 25 when the 93rd Academy Awards will be held, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has revealed the shortlisted titles for nine categories.
09 Sep 2020
"Diverse global population" mandatory for 'Best Picture' nomination: Academy Awards
Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) is taking the diversity angle seriously.
29 Feb 2020
Disgraced filmmaker Roman Polanski wins best director at 'French Oscars'
Filmmaker Roman Polanski, who fled United States in 1978 while awaiting sentencing for unlawful sexual intercourse with a minor, won big at 45th Cesar Awards, the highest movie honor in France.
11 Feb 2020
At 23.6 million, Oscars viewership drops to an all-time low
It was a historic Sunday night in Los Angeles, with the Academy scripting many firsts in its 92-year-old history, including the maiden Best Picture win for a non-English movie (Parasite), and the first win in any category for a Maori person (Taika Waititi).
13 Jan 2020
Oscars 2020: 'Joker', 'The Irishman' lead the nominations
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences on Monday announced the nominees for the 92nd Oscars awards.
17 Dec 2019
Ranveer Singh-Alia Bhatt's 'Gully Boy' out of Oscars 2020 race
Gully Boy, which was India's official entry to Oscars 2020 for the "Best International feature" category, is out of the race, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced.
20 Feb 2019
Oscars 2019 will see Queen perform with Adam Lambert
The Oscars, the biggest award show of the season, has been riddled with controversy this year.
16 Feb 2019
Academy bows to pressure, agrees to present all awards live
The Oscars 2019, as we reported, had announced the controversial decision to present awards for four categories during commercial breaks.
06 Feb 2019
Confirmed: Oscars 2019 will take place without any host
Oscars is the highlight of the awards season and everyone is eager to see who walks away with the prizes when it is held on Sunday, February 24.
19 Dec 2018
Oscars 2019: 9 category shortlists announced, India's entry misses out
As the year draws to a close, the award season begins.
05 Dec 2018
Kevin Hart, of 'Ride Along' fame, to host Oscars 2019
Academy Awards 2019 will be aired on ABC on February 24, and this ceremony has found an emcee in US-based actor and comedian Kevin Hart.
26 Jun 2018
SRK, Madhuri among 20 Indians invited to join Oscars-awarding body
In a continued push for diversity, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has invited a record number of 928 film personalities from 59 different countries to be its members.
24 Apr 2018
Date set for 91st Oscars already!
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today announced the entire schedule for the 91st Oscars. The ceremony will air on February 24, 2019.
28 Mar 2018
Academy dismisses sexual harassment charges against president John Bailey
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) has issued a statement saying that president John Bailey has been cleared of sexual harassment charges.
17 Mar 2018
Oscars chief John Bailey faces sexual harassment charges
In yet another shocker for Hollywood, the president of The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, John Bailey, has been leveled with sexual harassment allegations, reported Hollywood trade publications.
15 Dec 2017
Rajkummar Rao's 'Newton' out of Oscars
Rajkummar Rao's Newton, India's official entry in the Best Foreign Language category at the 90th Academy Awards, unfortunately, failed to make a cut in the Oscars.
11 Nov 2017
American comedian Louis CK admits to sexual misconduct
Several big names in Hollywood, including producer Harvey Weinstein and Oscar-winner Kevin Spacey have been brought down by a flurry of sexual harassment allegations in recent times.
18 Oct 2017
Reese Witherspoon says a Hollywood director assaulted her at 16
Oscar-winning Hollywood actress Reese Witherspoon has revealed that an unnamed film director assaulted her when she was 16.
15 Oct 2017
Sexual harassment: Oscar board does the unthinkable, expels Harvey Weinstein
At least 34 actresses have accused Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein of sexual harassment in recent days.
28 Feb 2017
Academy apologizes for Oscars goof-up
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences apologized for the mix-up in the announcement of the best-picture award, saying it "deeply regretted the error made at the prestigious awards ceremony."
27 Feb 2017
89th Academy Awards: Winners
'La La Land', with 14 nominations (the all-time highest, tying with "Titanic" and "All About Eve"), took home the awards for Best Actress (Emma Stone), Best Director (Damien Chazelle), Cinematography (Linus Sandgren), Original Score (Justin Hurwitz), and Original Song ("Audition - The Fools Who Dream").
25 Jan 2017
Dev Patel reacts to Oscar nomination
British Indian actor Dev Patel was nominated for the 2017 Academy Awards in the supporting actor category for 'Lion' on Tuesday.
24 Jan 2017
La La Land gets 14 nominations in the Oscars
The Oscar nominations are out and the biggest winner is neo-musical "La La Land" with 14 nominations.
16 Nov 2016
Jackie Chan wins an Oscar after 56 years in movies
Global action star Jackie Chan was awarded an honorary Oscar at the Governors Awards, for his 'extraordinary achievements' and contributions to the film industry.