Latest 82nd Academy Awards Stories

2010-03-07 20:21:00

HOLLYWOOD, Calif., March 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Over the past month, news sites, gossip sites and blogs have been buzzing over Oscar predictions for the March 7th, 2010 82nd Academy Awards. Will Avatar overtake Hurt Locker for Best Picture? Will Quentin Tarantino beat out Jason Reitman for Best Director, and will Matt Damon outdo Christoph Waltz for Best Actor in a Supporting Role? While the Oscars typically mark the end of film award season, nominees who don't go home with the gold, can...

2009-06-24 16:51:55

Ten movies will be nominated in the best picture category at next year's Oscars, it was announced Wednesday at a press conference in Beverly Hills, Calif. The 82nd Academy Awards are to be presented March 7, 2010. After more than six decades, the Academy is returning to some of its earlier roots, when a wider field competed for the top award of the year, said Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences President Sid Ganis. The final outcome, of course, will be the same -- one best picture...

2009-03-25 15:56:59

A date has been set for the 82nd annual Academy Awards ceremony in Los Angeles, organizers said Wednesday. Prizes for 2009's best in film are to be presented March 7, 2010, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences President Sid Ganis announced. The ceremony will again take place at the Kodak Theatre at Hollywood & Highland Center in Hollywood, and will be televised live by the ABC Television Network, Ganis said. Nomination ballots will be mailed out Dec. 28, 2009, and are to be...

2009-01-09 12:10:50

Hollywood's Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences says its 5,810 voting members are to return their completed Oscar nominations ballots by Monday. The ballots from which nominations for the 81st Academy Awards will be culled are to be returned to PricewaterhouseCoopers no later than 5 p.m. PT, the Academy said in a release. Ballots received after that deadline will not be counted. Nominations for the awards are to be announced Jan. 22 in the Academy's Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Los...

2008-12-29 06:07:31

Nomination ballots for the 81st Academy Awards have been mailed to the 5,810 voting members of Hollywood's Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. Oscar organizers said the ballots were mailed out Friday and the completed forms must be returned to PricewaterhouseCoopers by 5 p.m. Jan. 12. Ballots received after the deadline will not be counted. Nomination and final award ballots are tabulated by PricewaterhouseCoopers to ensure that all aspects of the balloting process are conducted with...

2006-04-18 00:45:31

By Gregg Kilday LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - Next year's Academy Awards will take place on the last Sunday in February, returning to a slot they vacated this year to avoid competing with the closing ceremonies of the Winter Olympics. The 79th annual bash will be held on February 25 at the Kodak Theater in Hollywood, and will again be broadcast live by ABC, said the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. The awards this year were given out on March 5. The slightly earlier...

2005-07-27 02:32:19

By Gregg Kilday LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - While they rush to catch up with the onslaught of year-end film releases with Oscar aspirations, Academy voters will have one more week to mark their nomination ballots in 2006 than they did this year. The 78th Annual Academy Awards are set to take place Sunday, March 5 -- one week later than they were held this year because the Academy didn't want to go head-to-head with the closing ceremonies of the 2006 Winter Olympics, which NBC will...

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