Academy Of Motion Picture Arts And Sciences

  • Oscar organizers outline new regulations for music categories June 26, 2014

    Los Angeles: The organisers of the Academy Awards are putting rules in place for next year to prevent any missteps in the film campaign process, targeting the music categories. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, hosts of the annual Oscar ceremony, said on Wednesday that members of its music...
  • Oscars to stream live online for the first time February 28, 2014

    Los Angeles: The Academy Awards ceremony will stream live online for the first time to select cable providers in eight U.S. cities. The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences and ABC announced Thursday that Sunday's telecast will be available online and on mobile devices. A cable or satellite subscription login...
  • Oscars 2014: Academy revokes the song 'Alone' from nominations January 30, 2014

    Los Angeles: The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has revoked the song 'Alone yet not alone' from the film of the same name, from its nomination for best original song. The composer of the song Bruce Broughton, who is a former governor and current music branch executive committee member,...
  • Former Academy of Motion Pictures president Tom Sherak dies at 68 January 29, 2014

    New Delhi: Tom Sherak, the former president of the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences, died on Tuesday after a long struggle with prostate cancer, his family said in a statement. He was 68. Sherak served as president of the Academy, which organizes Hollywood's annual Oscars ceremony, from 2009 to...
  • 'Artist' actor Jean Dujardin is AMPAS member now June 30, 2012

    Los Angeles: The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has invited 176 acclaimed names in movie industry, including actors Matthew McConaughey, Jessica Chastain and Jonah Hill as new members. A number of the 2012 Academy Awards winners and nominees also received the prestigious invitations. They include 'The Artist' director Michel...
  • Slumdog's optimistic tale won Academy's heart February 25, 2009

    New Delhi: The rags-to-riches story of a Mumbai slum kid who emerges victorious at the end of a game show against all odds successfully impressed a majority of the 5000 odd members of the American Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences. Slumdog Millionaire beat the likes of Sean Penn...