Ruth Negga – “Loving” (Focus Features) – Nominee, Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role – Academy Awards

“I am truly humbled by the news this morning, and I thank the Academy for this recognition, which I share with my co-collaborators Jeff Nichols and Joel Edgerton. It has been such an honor to have been given the opportunity to tell the incredible story of Richard and Mildred Loving, who serve as an inspiration that ordinary people can do…






JOEL EDGERTON, LUCY LIU, DAISY RIDLEY AND PARKER SAWYERS TO PRESENT AT 2016 STUDENT ACADEMY AWARDS®

BEVERLY HILLS, CA — Actors Joel Edgerton, Lucy Liu, Daisy Ridley and Parker Sawyers will be presenters at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ 43rd Student Academy Awards® on Thursday, September 22, at 7:30 p.m. at the Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills.  The awards ceremony caps a week of industry activities for the 17 winning student filmmakers…






JACKIE CHAN, ANNE V. COATES, LYNN STALMASTER AND FREDERICK WISEMAN TO RECEIVE ACADEMY’S 2016 GOVERNORS AWARDS

LOS ANGELES, CA – The Board of Governors of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences voted Tuesday night (August 30) to present Honorary Awards to actor Jackie Chan, film editor Anne V. Coates, casting director Lynn Stalmaster and documentary filmmaker Frederick Wiseman.  The four Oscar® statuettes will be presented at the Academy’s 8th Annual Governors Awards on Saturday,…






Celebrating 40 years of California Coastal Trail and 40 years of California Coastal Act. KCETLink launches 40 short films.

Burbank, Calif. – KCET, the nation’s largest independent public television station, presents the season finale of CALIFORNIA COASTAL TRAIL. California is close to reaching its ambitious goal of building a 1200 mile-long trail, a linear park, along the entire coastline between the Mexican border and the Oregon state line. Recent highlights include the opening of Devil’s Slide Trail in San…






THE ACADEMY ANNOUNCES 2016 FILM SCHOLARS GRANT RECIPIENTS

LOS ANGELES, CA – Dr. Donna Kornhaber and Dr. Ellen Christine Scott have been named 2016 Academy Film Scholars by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.  Their respective book projects focus on female screenwriters in the early years of American cinema and the representation of slavery in Classical Hollywood films.  The Academy’s Educational Grants Committee will award Kornhaber…






THE ACADEMY CELEBRATES THE MUSIC OF MOVIES

Special screenings of “Purple Rain” and “King of Jazz,” plusthe return of The Black Movie Soundtrack at the Hollywood Bowl Los Angeles, CA – The Academy will highlight the art of film music with three programs in August: the West Coast restoration premiere of “King of Jazz,” a tribute screening of “Purple Rain” with members of the cast and crew,…






SUBMISSION DEADLINES FOR 2016 OSCARS® APPROACHING

LOS ANGELES, CA – The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today published its list of upcoming submission deadlines for 89th Academy Awards® consideration. Submissions for individual categories and the General Entry/Official Screen Credits (OSC) form are due by 5 p.m. PT on the following dates: Scientific and Technical AwardsWednesday, July 13 Documentary Short Subject Thursday, September 1 Documentary…






THE ACADEMY ANNOUNCES KEY DATES FOR 89TH OSCARS

LOS ANGELES, CA – The Academy and the ABC Television Network today announced key dates for the 89th Oscars®.  The Academy Awards® presentation will air live on ABC on Oscar® Sunday, February 26, 2017.Academy key dates for the 2016 Awards season are: Saturday, November 12, 2016                    Governors AwardsThursday, January 5, 2017                          Nominations voting opensFriday, January 13, 2017                             Nominations voting closesTuesday,…






JOHN SINGLETON’S “BOYZ N THE HOOD” LEADS ACADEMY’S JUNE PROGRAMMING SLATE IN LOS ANGELES AND NEW YORK

The Academy will also screen and discuss Oscar®-winningfilms “Rebecca” and “Giant” LOS ANGELES, CA – The Academy today announced its June slate of Los Angeles and New York programs: a “Boyz N the Hood” 25th anniversary celebration, a digital restoration premiere of Alfred Hitchcock’s “Rebecca” and a 60th anniversary screening of the George Stevens epic “Giant.”  The events will be…






Dear Ambient Recording friends

We are very proud to introduce exciting new products at NAB and to also launch an Ambient project that comes from the heart.With the all new ASF-2 Compact Hydrophone, we have expanded our popular underwater product range. Additionally, we’ll present a sneak preview of some exciting new features of the Master Lockit and introduce the ACN-LSB slate bag to the…