Academy Awards

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Academy Awards

Annual American awards ceremony honoring cinematic achievements in the film industry add

Category: Movies & TV (100)

Launched in 1999.

Countries: United States (56%), (11%), United Kingdom (8%)

Main connections: Academy Award for Best Picture, Academy Award for Best Actress, Academy Award for Best Animated Feature

Linked to: American Broadcasting Company, Southern Illinois University Press, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, NBC




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Buena Vista Social Club - Wenders' film was released on 4 June 1999 to critical acclaim, receiving an Academy Award nomination for Best Documentary feature and winning numerous accolades including Best Documentary at the European Film Awards


At the other end of the spectrum, the 2000 ceremony lasted four hours and four minutes add something


Boys Don't Cry (film) - At the 72nd Academy Awards in 2000, Swank was *awarded an Oscar for Best Actress, while Sevigny was nominated for Best Supporting Actress


Buena Vista Social Club (film) - The film was nominated for an Academy Award for best documentary feature in 2000


Josse De Pauw - This last movie was nominated for Best Foreign Language Film at the 2000 Academy Awards


Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon - Gathering widespread critical acclaim at the Toronto and New York film festivals, the film became a favorite when Academy Awards nominations were announced in 2001


Jean Desses - Later, in 2001, Renée Zellweger wore a lemon yellow strapless 1950s Desses gown to the Academy Awards


Martin Scorsese - Originally filmed for a release in the winter of 2001 (to qualify for Academy Award nominations), Scorsese delayed the final production of the film until after the beginning of 2002; the studio consequently delayed the film for nearly a year until its release in the Oscar season of late 2002.


Academy Award for Best Animated Feature - The Academy Award for Best Animated Feature was first given for films made in 2001


In 2002, the Kodak Theatre became the permanent home of the award ceremonies add something


Woody Allen - At the Academy Awards ceremony in 2002, Allen made an unannounced appearance, making a plea for producers to continue filming their movies in New York City after the 9–11 attacks, where he stated, "I didn't have to present anything.


Ian McKellen - In 2002, he attended the Academy Awards with his-boyfriend, New Zealander Nick Cuthell — possibly a first for a major nominee since Nigel Hawthorne, the first openly gay performer to be nominated for an Academy Award, who attended the ceremonies with his partner, Trevor Bentham, in 1995.


The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring - In 2002, the film won four Academy Awards from thirteen nominations


Academy Award for Best Picture - The Grand Staircase columns at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles, where the Academy Awards ceremonies have been held since 2002, showcase every film that has won the Best Picture title since the *award's inception


Academy Award for Best Animated Feature - The Academy *award for Best Animated Feature was first given out at the 74th Academy Awards, held on March 24, 2002


City of God (2002 film) - Before that, in 2003 it had been chosen to be Brazil's runner for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film, but it was not nominated to be one of the five finalists


Washington Mutual - WaMu introduced an advertising campaign during the 2003 Academy Awards known as The Power of Yes. This was to promote the offering of loans to all consumers, particularly borrowers that the banks deemed too risky


Martin Scorsese - In February 2003, Gangs of New York received ten Academy Award nominations, including Best Picture, Best Director, and Best Actor for Daniel Day-Lewis, however it did not win in any category.


After more than 60 years of being held in late March or early April, the ceremonies were moved up to late February or early March starting in 2004 to help disrupt and shorten the intense lobbying and ad campaigns associated with Oscar season in the film industry add something


Since 2004, Academy award nomination results have been announced to the public in late January add something


Academy Award for Best Animated Feature - For the 76th Academy Awards in 2004, only the director of the film received the nomination


Francis Ford Coppola - In 2004, she became the first American woman to be nominated for the Academy Award for Best Director, for Lost in Translation.


John Trivers - In 2004, they scored an animated commercial for United Airlines which was first broadcast during the Academy Awards and has since been displayed on exhibit at various art museums


Darwin's Nightmare - It premiered at the 2004 Venice Film Festival, and was nominated for the 2006 Academy Award for Documentary Feature at the 78th Academy Awards


The Incredibles - Many critics consider it one of the best films of 2004, receiving the 2004 Annie *award for Best Animated Feature, along with two Academy Awards


City of God (2002 film) - The film attained worldwide critical acclaim, receiving four Academy Award nominations in 2004: Best Cinematography , Best Directing , Best Editing and Best Writing


The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King - For the Extended DVD, in March 2004 Jackson created a few shots of skulls rolling over for the avalanche scene; this was the final piece of footage ever shot for the trilogy, and Jackson noted that it must be the first time a director had shot scenes for a film after it had already won the Oscar


Josh Groban - His recording of "Believe" secured a 2005 Academy Award nomination for the song's two writers, Glen Ballard and Alan Silvestri, and earned them a Grammy in the category Best Song Written for a Motion Picture, Television or Other Visual Media at the ceremony held in February 2006.


Versace - In 2005, Knowles wore a black silk velvet strapless Siren gown by Versace to the Academy Awards which has been citied by many as one of her most "Sexiest" red carpet appearances


Arthur Golden - In 2005, "Memoirs of a Geisha" was made into a feature film starring Ziyi Zhang, Michelle Yeoh, Gong Li, and Ken Watanabe, and directed by Rob Marshall, garnering three Academy Awards


TVGN - Starting in 2005, Joan Rivers and her daughter Melissa Rivers began providing coverage for televised awards ceremonies such as the Emmy Awards and the Academy Awards


Academy Award for Best Picture - This is the year before the ceremony at which the *award is given; for example, a film exhibited theatrically during 2005 was eligible for consideration for the 2005 Best Picture Oscar, *awarded in 2006


Martin Scorsese - In January 2005, The Aviator became the most-nominated film of the 77th Academy Awards nominations, nominated in 11 categories including Best Picture.


Dave White (writer) - He does work for, including coverage of the 2006 and 2009 "Academy Awards"


George Lucas - He has been dating Mellody Hobson, president of Ariel Investments, since 2006 and she has accompanied him to several events including the 79th Academy Awards ceremony in February 2007, an American Film Institute event in October 2007, the 2008 Cannes Film Festival held in May, and the 2010 Golden Globes.


Larry McMurtry - In 2006, he was co-winner of both the Best Screenplay Golden Globe and the Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay for "Brokeback Mountain


Portable Film Festival - One of the films featured in the 2006 festival included Hungarian director's Geza M Geza and Eva M Toth's short, "Maestro", that went on to garner a nomination for Best Animated Short Film at the 79th Academy Awards


Jean Desses - Similarly, Jennifer Lopez wore a vintage moss green Desses gown, made with 50 yards of chiffon, to the 2006 Academy Awards


Martin Scorsese - The Departed received the Academy Award for the Best Motion Picture of 2006, Best Adapted Screenplay, and Best Film Editing by longtime Scorsese editor Thelma Schoonmaker, her third win for a Scorsese film, though many thought Scorsese deserved Academy Awards in his past films as well.


Balenciaga - The House of Balenciaga designed the dresses worn by Jennifer Connelly and Nicole Kidman to the 2006 Academy Awards, as well as the wedding gown Kidman wore when she married Keith Urban


The 2007 ceremony was watched by more than 40 million Americans add something


The 2007 release stated that it has just under 6,000 voting members add something


The Academy does not publicly disclose its membership, although as recently as 2007 press releases have announced the names of those who have been invited to join add something


London Russian Film Festival - At the "'2nd Russian Film Festival"' 10 theatrical premiers of award winning Russian films produced in 2007-2008 were presented, among them "Nirvana" by Ivan Voloshin and Nikita Mikhalkov's film "12", that had previously been shown with great success at the Venice Film Festival and was nominated for the Academy Awards


Leonardo DiCaprio - Caprio and former Vice President Al Gore appeared to announce that the Academy Awards had incorporated environmentally intelligent practices throughout the planning and production processes, thus affirming their commitment to the environment, and on July 7, 2007, DiCaprio presented at the American leg of Live Earth.


Black Book (film) - It was nominated for the BAFTA *award for Best Film Not in the English Language, and was the Dutch submission for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film in 2007, but was not nominated


Pan's Labyrinth - The film was nominated for a number of other *awards such as Best Foreign Language Film at the Academy Awards and the Golden Globes in 2007


The Visitor (2007 drama film) - For "The Visitor", McCarthy won the 2008 Independent Spirit Award for Best Director, while Richard Jenkins was nominated for Best Actor in the 2008 Academy Awards


Juno (film) - The film received four 2008 Academy Awards nominations: Best Original Screenplay, which Diablo Cody won, Best Picture, Best Director, and Best Actress for Ellen Page


Academy Award for Best Animated Feature - This criticism was particularly prominent at the 81st Academy Awards, in which "WALL-E" won the *award but was not nominated for Best Picture, despite receiving overwhelmingly positive reviews from critics and moviegoers and being generally considered one of the best films of 2008


For example, the 2009 Best Picture winner, "The Hurt Locker", was actually first released in 2008, but did not qualify for the 2008 awards as it did not play its Oscar-qualifying run in Los Angeles until mid-2009, thus qualifying for the 2009 awards add something


William Friedkin, an Academy award-winning film director and former producer of the ceremony, expressed this sentiment at a conference in New York in 2009, describing it as "the greatest promotion scheme that any industry ever devised for itself" add something


The Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call New Orleans - At the 2009 Academy Awards, Herzog stated that he has never seen Ferrara's film, saying "I haven't seen it, so I can't compare it


Michael Giacchino - In 2009, he was asked to conduct the Academy Awards orchestra for the 81st Academy Awards


Academy Award for Best Animated Feature - In 2009, when the nominee slots for Best Picture were doubled to ten, "Up" was nominated for both Best Animated Feature and Best Picture at the 82nd Academy Awards, the first film to do so since the creation of the Animated Feature category


Slumdog Millionaire - In addition, it was nominated for 10 Academy Awards in 2009, winning eight, the most for any film of 2008, including Best Picture, Best Director, and Best Adapted Screenplay


Slumdog Millionaire - Rahman won the 2009 Golden Globe Award for Best Original Score and won two out of three nominations for the Academy Awards, including one for Best Original Score and one for Best Original Song for Jai Ho


Slumdog Millionaire - On 22 February 2009, the film won eight out of ten Academy Awards for which it was nominated, including the Best Picture and Best Director


Robin Roberts (newscaster) - On February 22, 2009, she hosted the Academy Awards preshow for ABC and again in 2011


Academy Award for Best Picture - On June 24, 2009, AMPAS announced that the number of films nominated in the Best Picture *award category would increase from five to ten, starting with the 82nd Academy Awards


For example, a producer of the 2010 Best Picture nominee, "The Hurt Locker," was disqualified as a producer in the category when he contacted associates urging them to vote for his film and not another that was seen as front-runner add something


In 2010, the organizers of the Academy awards announced that winners' acceptance speeches must not run past 45 seconds add something


Ronni Chasen - Chasen was working with Richard D. Zanuck and Lili Zanuck for the Oscar campaign of the 2010 film, "Alice in Wonderland", at the time of her death


Miley Cyrus - Cyrus at the 2010 Academy Awards.


Cee Lo Green - Green toured during 2010 and 2011 with an all-female backing band named "Scarlet Fever", performing for Taratata, the BBC, Late Show with David Letterman, W's Symmetry Live Concert Series, Saturday Night Live, the Jimmy Kimmel Live/ special show following the Academy Awards, and many other venues.


Star Trek (film) - In 2010, it was nominated for four Academy Awards at the 82nd Academy Awards, for Best Sound Editing, Best Sound Mixing, Best Visual Effects, and Best Makeup


Bruce Cohen - He was executive producer of the CBS special Movies Rock and was nominated for an Emmy in 2011 for producing the 83rd Annual Academy Awards


In May 2011, the Academy sent a letter advising its 6,000 or so voting members that an online system for Oscar voting will be implemented in 2013 add something


In December 2011, Orson Welles' 1941 Oscar for "Citizen Kane" was put up for auction, after his heirs won a 2004 court decision contending that Welles did not sign any agreement to return the statue to the Academy add something


Linda Blair - In 2012 Blair appeared at a pre-taped 84th Academy Awards ceremony honoring makeup artist Dick Smith, who had created the iconic makeup for Blair in "The Exorcist


Carol Leifer - Lefier has written for several Academy Awards shows, including the 84th Academy Awards in 2012


The Straight Story - Richard Farnsworth earned an Academy Award nomination for Best Actor for his portrayal of Alvin Straight; the oldest person ever to be nominated for a Best Actor Oscar until Max von Sydow and Christopher Plummer were both nominated in 2012 at age 82, although Plummer and Von Sydow were nominated in the supporting category, whereas Farnsworth was lead


However, due to Eastman Kodak's bankruptcy issues, this theatre was renamed the Hollywood and Highland Center in the days preceding the 26 February 2012, awards ceremony add something


No (2012 film) - In September 2012, it was selected as Chile's bid for the Foreign Language Oscar at the 85th Academy Awards


Plus Camerimage - Since 2013, short documentary films awarded with the Golden Frog during Plus Camerimage festival are granted consideration in the Documentary Short Subject category of the Annual Academy Awards without having to meet the standard Theatrical Run requirement


John Ridley - "'John Ridley IV."' is an American screenwriter, film director, novelist, television showrunner and writer best known for "12 Years a Slave", for which he won an Academy Award in 2013 for Best Adapted Screenplay


Reginald Hudlin - On January 10, 2013, Hudlin received an Oscar nomination for Best Picture for the film


The Wind Rises - Disney held a one-week release window in the Los Angeles theatrical circuit for the film beginning on 8 November 2013, so that it could qualify for Academy Awards consideration


Some of the gifts have even had a "risque" element to them; in 2014 the adult products retailer Adam & Eve had a "Secret Room Gifting Suite" add something


Citizen Ruth - As of 2014, "Citizen Ruth" remains to be the only Alexander Payne-directed film not nominated for any Academy Awards


Wes Anderson - He received his first Academy Award nomination for Best Director and won the Golden Globe Award for Best Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy for "The Grand Budapest Hotel" in 2014


Naomi Watts - Watts played a "Hollywood-turned-stage actress who provides a foil to pretentious on-screen partner Edward Norton" in "Birdman", the winner of the Academy Award for Best Picture of 2014


Academy Award for Best Picture - According to a Reuters/Ipsos poll in February 2014, two-thirds of Americans had yet to see any of the movies nominated for the 2013 best picture Oscar


The 86th Academy awards ceremony was held on March 2, 2014, at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles, later than usual as to not clash with the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia add something


The Ellen DeGeneres Show - On March 3, 2014 Ellen hosted the show live, one day after her being the host of the 86th Academy Awards


Olivia de Havilland - As of 2015 she is the oldest living actor who has won an Academy Award


Citizen Ruth - As of 2015, "Citizen Ruth" remains to be the only film directed by Alexander Payne not nominated for any Academy Awards


Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu - He won three Academy Awards in 2015 for Best Director, Best Original Screenplay, and Best Picture for "Birdman"


Paolo Virzi - Human Capital was chosen as the official Italian entry for best foreign language film at the 2015 Academy Awards


Robert Duvall - In 2015, at age 84, Duvall became the oldest person ever nominated for Best Supporting Actor at the Academy Awards, with a nomination for the film "The Judge


Coen Brothers - Only six other directors have won three Oscars for the same film, a distinction the duo shares with Billy Wilder, James L. Brooks, Francis Ford Coppola, James Cameron, Peter Jackson and later Alejandro González Iñárritu in 2015


Ryan Shore - Shore was named Assistant Music Director and Contributing Composer / Arranger / Orchestrator for the 2015 Academy Awards


Independent film - The upset 2015 Best Picture win for "Spotlight" at the 88th Academy Awards had a major impact on box office intake on major studio films in 2016, proving that the ever growing success of independent films are not dependent on any particular format


Clint Eastwood - He and Sandera went public with their relationship at the 87th Academy Awards in February 2015


The 87th Academy awards is scheduled for February 22, 2015 add something


Debbie Reynolds - In August 2015, it was announced Reynolds would be the recipient of the Academy Awards Jean Hersholt Humanitarian *award


Gena Rowlands - In August 2015, it was announced Rowlands would be the recipient of an Honorary Academy Award, in recognition of her unique screen performances


Spike Lee - He won *awards at the Black Reel *awards for "Love and Basketball", The Black Movie *awards for "Inside Man", and The Berlin International Film Festival for "Get On The Bus." He was nominated twice for an Academy Award, but never won; in November 2015, he was given an Honorary Academy *award for his contributions to film-making


Gena Rowlands - In November 2015, Rowlands received an Honorary Academy Award in recognition of her unique screen performances


Mads Mikkelsen - In late November 2015, it was confirmed Mikkelsen will appear in the upcoming Marvel film "Doctor Strange" alongside Benedict Cumberbatch and Oscar winner Tilda Swinton


Angela Lansbury - She will receive the Oscar Hammerstein *award for Lifetime Achievement in Musical Theatre on November 16, 2015


For 2016 ceremony to onwards, Academy handover the manufacturing of statuettes to Polich Tallix fine art foundry of Rock Tavern, New York, which craft and cast College Football Playoff National Championship Trophy add something


Participant Media - By 2016, its films have been nominated for 50 Academy Awards and have won 11, including Best Picture for "Spotlight"


Reginald Hudlin - He co-produced the 88th Academy Awards ceremony in 2016


Emraan Hashmi - He has finished work on Academy Award winning director Danis Tanovic's "Tigers" which is expected to release in 2016


Mad Max (franchise) - In 2016, "Mad Max: $Fury_Road (Mad_Max:_Fury_Road)" became the first film of the "Mad Max" franchise to receive Academy Award recognition, winning six of its ten nominations


Ennio Morricone - Morricone earned his sixth Oscar nomination in 2016 for his score of Quentin Tarantino's "The Hateful Eight


Doctor Zhivago (film) - The film won five Academy Awards, and as of 2016 is the eighth highest-grossing film of all time, adjusted for inflation


Sebastian Koch - The movie premiered at the New York Film Festival and was nominated for the 2016 Academy Awards as Best Motion Picture


Gerda Wegener - In February 2016, Alicia Vikander won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her performance as Wegener


The 88th Academy awards ceremony will be held at the Dolby Theatre on February 28, 2016 and hosted by Chris Rock add something


Betsy Palmer - Despite her long career, she was not included in the "In Memoriam" segment at the 88th Academy Awards ceremony on February 28, 2016


Lee Byung-hun - On 28 February 2016, Lee attended the 88th Academy Awards and presented the "Best Foreign Language Film" *award with actress Sofia Vergara


Ennio Morricone - On 28 February 2016, Morricone won his first Academy Award for his score to "The Hateful Eight


Participant Media - On February 28, 2016, the company won its first Best Picture Academy Award for "Spotlight"


Kazunari Ninomiya - On 5 March 2016, Ninomiya won the 39th Japanese Academy Award for Best Actor, for his performance in Living with My Mother , succeeding fellow Johnny & Associates colleague Okada Junichi


Jimmy Kimmel - He is set to host the Academy Awards in February 2017


Huang Xiaoming - The film was submitted as a contender to represent the mainland China for Best Foreign Language Film at the 89th Academy Awards in 2017


Ruth Negga - In January 2017, Negga was nominated for Best Actress at the 89th Academy Awards


Effective with the 90th Academy awards, to be presented in 2018, multi-part and limited series will be ineligible for the Best Documentary Feature award add something


In August 2018, the Academy announced several changes to future telecasts including the addition of a new category: Best Popular Film, with eligibility requirements to come later add something


Follwing the 91st Academy awards in February 2019 in which the Netflix-broadcast film "Roma" had been nominated for ten awards including the Best Picture category, Steven Spielberg and other members of the Academy discussed changing the requirements through the Board of Governors for films as to exclude those from Netflix and other media streaming services add something


The United States Department of Justice, having heard of this potential rule change, wrote a letter to the Academy in March 2019, cautioning them that placing additional restrictions on films that originate from streaming media services without proper justification could raise anti-trust concerns against the Academy add something


Following its April 2019 board meeting, the Academy Board of Governors agreed to retain the current rules that allow for streaming media films to be eligible for Oscars as long as they enjoy limited theatrical runs add something