Knowledge Identifier: $Academy_Awards
Category: Movies & TV (100)
Launched in 1999.
Countries: United States (56%), (11%), United Kingdom (7%)
Linked to: American Broadcasting Company, Southern Illinois University Press, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, NBC
Josse De Pauw - This last movie was nominated for Best Foreign Language Film at the 2000 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.
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
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
Academy Award for Best Animated Feature - For the 76th Academy Awards in 2004, only the director of the film received the nomination
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
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
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
Dave White (writer) - He does work for MSNBC.com, 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.
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
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.
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.
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Citizen Ruth - As of 2014, "Citizen Ruth" remains to be the only Alexander Payne-directed film not nominated for any Academy Awards
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
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
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
Debbie Reynolds - In August 2015, it was announced Reynolds would be the recipient of the Academy Awards Jean Hersholt Humanitarian *award
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
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
Participant Media - By 2016, its films have been nominated for 50 Academy Awards and have won 11, including Best Picture for "Spotlight"
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
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
Jimmy Kimmel - He is set to host the Academy Awards in February 2017