Latest Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences News

New Hampshire Film Festival returns in person in October

Aug. 01, 2021 11:55 AM EDT

PORTSMOUTH, N.H. (AP) — The New Hampshire Film Festival is returning in person for its 20th annual event. The festival will be held Oct. 14-17 in Portsmouth. This year, it has been named an Academy Award qualifying festival for the Short Film...

Oscars invite Steven Yeun, Issa Rae, others to join Academy

Jul. 01, 2021 15:40 PM EDT

Steven Yeun, Nathan Lane, Issa Rae, Robert Pattinson, Janet Jackson, Leslie Odom Jr. and Laverne Cox are among the artists being invited to join the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. The organization that puts on the Oscars said Thursday that 395 film industry...