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Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) is a professional honorary organization dedicated to the advancement of the arts and sciences of motion pictures.

The Academy is known around the world for its annual Academy Awards, informally known as the "Oscars". In addition, the Academy gives Student Academy Awards annually to filmmakers at the undergraduate and graduate level; awards up to five Nicholl Fellowships in Screenwriting annually; and operates the Margaret Herrick Library (at the Fairbanks Center for Motion Picture Study) in Beverly Hills, California and the Pickford Center for Motion Picture Study in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California.

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Flowers Are Seen On The Late Robin Williams' Star On The Hollywood Walk Of Fame In Los Angeles
‘Genie, You’re Free’ Tribute to Robin Williams Deemed Dangerous, May Cause Copycat Suicides [VIDEO]

By IBTimes AU

Online tribute with Aladdin reference is said to be risky. (Aug 14)

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Oscar 2014: ‘Gravity’ Receives Honor from NASA
Oscar 2014: ‘Gravity’ Receives Honor from NASA [VIDEO]

By IBTimes IN

The 86th Academy Award on 2 March 2014 was a spacey night as "Gravity" ruled the night with seven awards. (Mar 04)

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Oscars 2014: Meet the 2 Men Who Know the Oscars Results before Anyone Else

By IBTimes AU

The 86th Academy Awards is just around the corner and the results are in for this year's biggest night in Hollywood. While the movie-watching public and the industry's A-list stars are waiting for the results, Rick Rosas and Brian Cullinan ... (Feb 28)

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Ten Reasons Why Ellen DeGeneres Will Be the Best Oscar Host

By IBTimes AU

She is funny, witty and smart. She is Ellen DeGeneres, the host of the 86th annual Academy Awards. The prestigious award show is presented by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences this upcoming March 2 at the Dolby Theater in Hollywood, Los Angeles. (Feb 21)

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Anne Hathaway celebrates after winning the Best Supporting Actress award for "Les Miserables" at the British Academy of Film and Arts (BAFTA) awards ceremony at the Royal Opera House in London February 10, 2013.
Anne Hathaway Set to Present at Oscars 2014, List of Complete Presenters & Performers

By IBTimes AU

Oscar winner Anne Hathaway is scheduled to present an award for the upcoming 86th Academy Awards on March 2, 2014. The "Les Miserables" star won the Supporting Actress from last year's Academy Awards for her exceptional work as Fantine in the musical film. (Feb 19)

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Oscars 2014 Breaking News: Organizers Revoke ‘Alone Yet Not Alone’ Song Nomination

By IBTimes AU

The 86th Academy Awards ceremony is just around the corner but before the big night arrive the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) has revoked the song nomination of "Alone Yet Not Alone. (Jan 30)

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Angelina Jolie as Executive Producer of 'Difret' film about Ethiopian Marriage by Abduction, Premieres at the 2014 Sundance Festival [WATCH VIDEO]
Angelina Jolie as Executive Producer of 'Difret' film about Ethiopian Marriage by Abduction, Premieres at the 2014 Sundance Festival [WATCH VIDEO]

By IBTimes AU

Hollywood actress Angelina Jolie reportedly signed up to be the executive producer of the film "Difret" by Ethiopian filmmaker Zeresenay Berhane Mehari. "Difret" is a movie about "telefa" or Ethiopian marriage by abduction. (Jan 21)

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Oscar Nominations 2014: How Did The Nominees (And Their Loved Ones) React? [VIDEO]

By IBTimes AU

The nominations for the upcoming Academy Awards are finally in! But what do the nominees have to say about this announcement? (Jan 17)

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'Brangelina' Update: Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie Had an Amazing Experience with Kids at Circus Arts Byron Bay [WATCH VIDEO]
'Brangelina' Update: Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie Had an Amazing Experience with Kids at Circus Arts Byron Bay [WATCH VIDEO]

By IBTimes AU

Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie, collectively known as "Brangelina," reportedly had an amazing experience with their kids at Circus Arts Byron Bay in Australia. In fact, Angelina even wrote a thank-you note to Circus Arts. (Jan 09)

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30 Hurricane Katrina Homes Built by Brad Pitt’s Make It Right Charity Now Rotting from the Inside Out [WATCH]

By IBTimes AU

30 Hurricane Katrina homes that were built by Brad Pitt's Make It Right charity in the Lower 9th Ward in New Orleans, Louisiana (LA) are now reportedly rotting from the inside out. (Jan 02)

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