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Oscars: Academy announced that 10 live action short films will advance in the voting process

HollywoodNews.com:The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today announced that 10 live action short films will advance in the voting process for the 84th Academy Awards®. One hundred seven pictures had originally qualified in the category. The 10 films are listed below in alphabetical order by title, with their[...]

Oscars: Eddie Murphy is out. He withdraws as host of the 84th Academy Awards

HollywoodNews.com: Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences President Tom Sherak announced that Eddie Murphy has withdrawn as host of the 84th Academy Awards. “I appreciate how Eddie feels about losing his creative partner, Brett Ratner, and we all wish him well,” said Sherak. Commented Murphy, “First and foremost I[...]

Oscars: Brett Ratner resigns as Academy Awards producer – AWARDS ALLEY

By Sean O’Connell hollywoodnews.com: Inevitably, Brett Ratner has resigned as producer of the 84th Academy Awards telecast. In a statement acquired by The Hollywood Reporter, Ratner states that he contacted Academy President tom Sherak Tuesday morning and resigned his gig. “Being asked to help put on the Oscar show was[...]

Academy Issues New Oscar Campaigning Rules

HollywoodNews.com:The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today issued regulations for how movies and achievements eligible for the 84th Academy Awards may be marketed to Academy members. The most notable change affects screening events that include filmmaker participation. Additional changes address digital delivery of movies to Academy members and[...]