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Academy’s Contemporary Documentaries Series Returns with “Food, Inc.”

Beverly Hills, CA.  3-14-2011 –The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences kicks off Part Two of its 29th annual “Contemporary Documentaries” screening series with “Food, Inc.” and “Under Our Skin” on Wednesday, March 23, at 7 p.m. at the Linwood Dunn Theater in Hollywood.  Admission to all screenings in… Read more »

Academy’s 2011 Nicholl Screenwriting Competition Now Underway

Beverly Hills, CA – The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is now accepting entries for the 2011 Don and Gee Nicholl Fellowships in Screenwriting competition.  As many as five $30,000 fellowships will be awarded through the program in November. The Nicholl Fellowships competition is open to any individual… Read more »

Academy Grants Funding for Book Projects

Beverly Hills, CA – The life and career of silent film star Gloria Swanson and camera movement in classic Hollywood cinema will be the topics explored by Cari Beauchamp and Patrick Keating, respectively, who have been named Academy Film Scholars by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. The… Read more »

“White Heat” Takes on NYC

“White Heat” Takes on NYC

Beverly Hills, CA – The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ “Monday Nights with Oscar®” series will celebrate film noir with a screening of “White Heat” (1949) on Monday, March 7, at 7 p.m. at the Academy Theater at Lighthouse International in New York City. Academy Writers Branch member… Read more »

Hofstra Students Win Grand Prize in Academy/mtvU “Oscars® Correspondent Contest”

Luz Pena and Philip Robibero Earn Spots on Red Carpet for Celebrity Arrivals on February 27 Beverly Hills, CA – The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and mtvU, MTV’s 24-hour college network, today announced that Luz Pena and Philip Robibero from Hofstra University are the Grand Prize winners… Read more »