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Academy names Jeanell English to the newly created role of Executive Vice President, Impact and Inclusion

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has promoted Jeanell English to Executive Vice President, Impact and Inclusion.

Will Smith gets 10-year Oscars ban over Chris Rock slap

The motion picture academy on Friday banned Will Smith from attending the Oscars or any other academy event for 10…

Will Smith resigns from film academy over Chris Rock slap

Will Smith resigned Friday from the motion picture academy following his Oscars night slap of Chris Rock and said he…

Oscars producer says police offered to arrest Will Smith

Oscars producer Will Packer said Los Angeles police were ready to arrest Will Smith after Smith slapped Chris Rock on…

Will Smith apologizes: ‘I was out of line and I was wrong’

Will Smith issued an apology to the comedian, to the academy and to viewers at home, saying he was "out…

Academy announces recipients of the 2021 Gold Fellowship for Women

Kelley Kali and Waad al-Kateab have been selected to be the domestic and international recipients, respectively, of the 2021 Academy…

Academy names Shawn Finnie Executive Vice President, Member Relations and Awards

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has promoted Shawn Finnie to Executive Vice President, Member Relations and Awards.

2021 Oscar nominations list

FILE – In this Feb. 26, 2017 file photo, Oscar statuettes appear backstage at the Oscars in Los Angeles. When…

2019 Oscar Nominees: #OscarsSoBlack?

By Nsenga K. Burton, Ph.D. The 2019 Oscar nominations are out and it is safe to say the Academy of…