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2019 Oscars: The Directors (March)

This year promises a wealth of directors all angling for Oscar votes. From previous Oscar winners to breakthroughs waiting to happen to a chance for a female director nominee two years in a row. There’s even a chance that two could be nominated in one year. After the most diverse lineup in Oscar history just last season, there will be ...

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The Academy Launches 2016 Student Academy Awards® Competition

New Expanded Foreign Film Category Winners Eligible for Oscars® LOS ANGELES, CA – The Academy is now accepting entries for its 2016 Student Academy Awards® competition.  All Student Academy Award® winners become eligible for Oscars® consideration.  The entry deadline for submissions is Wednesday, June 1. New this year, the Foreign Film category has been expanded to include separate awards for ...

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Spike Lee, Gena Rowlands, Debbie Reynolds to Receive Honorary Oscars

  The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences have chosen writer-director Spike Lee and actress Gena Rowlands to receive Honorary Oscars and will present its Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award to Debbie Reynolds. Spike Lee has received two Oscar nominations in his career, an original screenplay nom for 1989’s Do the Right Thing and a documentary feature nom for 1997’s 4 Little Girls. Lee has had a tumultuous history ...

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