Academy Announces Key Dates for Oscars

Looks to be a shorter window between nomination ballots and that ballot deadline. It takes place once again over the holiday break, end of December (after Christmas) past New Year’s. Oscars move back to February 22. Key dates for the Awards season are: Saturday, November 8,...
Posted On 17 Apr 2014

And the Winner Is Doc on TCM Tonight

The Academy has just posted this reminder that And the Winner Is will show tonight on TCM. Here is how they describe it: TCM presents the premiere of “And the Oscar Goes To…” (2014), a new documentary tracing the history of the Academy Awards. Airing Saturday...
Posted On 01 Feb 2014

Oscars Opening in 1967 and Other Interesting Videos

I don’t know about you but I’ve been having way too much fun poring over the videos the Academy has put up online. For instance, here is 1967 – all of the Redgraves are in attendance. Lady Redgrave. Lynn and Vanessa. Ronald Reagan too. The camera identifies...
Posted On 31 Jan 2014

The Academy Posts Martin Luther King Pic

On Facebook and Twitter today, the Motion Picture Academy of Arts and Sciences posted this photo: A potent reminder during awards season.
Posted On 20 Jan 2014

Academy Conversations on YouTube

Spike Jonze on Her: American Hustle:
Posted On 06 Jan 2014