Posted Saturday, June 1, 2019 - 12:15
Allyson Nadia Field and Mindy Johnson have been named 2019 Academy Film Scholars by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. Their respective book projects explore the impact of minstrelsy on early American film and the vital accomplishments of women in the formation of early animation. The Academy’s Educational Grants Committee will award Field and Johnson each $25,000 on the basis of their proposals.
Posted Wednesday, June 20, 2018 - 10:15
Glenn Frankel and Keri Walsh have been named 2018 Academy Film Scholars by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
Posted Thursday, April 12, 2018 - 15:15
The Academy Foundation of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced today recipients of its 2018 FilmCraft and FilmWatch grants.
Posted Tuesday, August 9, 2016 - 10:30
Established in 1999, the Academy Film Scholars program is designed to support significant new works of film scholarship. The Academy’s cultural and educational wing – the Academy Foundation – annually grants $550,000 to film scholars, cultural organizations and film festivals throughout the U.S. and abroad. Through the Foundation, the Academy also presents a rich assortment of screenings and other public programs each year.
Posted Thursday, April 14, 2016 - 12:15
The Academy Foundation of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced today 37 recipients of its FilmCraft and FilmWatch grants programs. FilmCraft grants support high-quality educational programs that identify and empower future filmmakers from nontraditional backgrounds. FilmWatch grants support curated screening programs at North America-based film festivals, film societies and other film related organizations. A total of $500,000 was awarded in these two categories for the 2016–17 grants year.
Posted Friday, March 14, 2014 - 04:00
The life and career of vanguard independent filmmaker Shirley Clarke and the socially conscious films of Charles Burnett will be the topics explored by Laurence Kardish and James O. Naremore, respectively, who have been named 2013 Academy Film Scholars by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. The Academy's Educational Grants Committee, which selected Kardish and Naremore on the basis of their manuscript proposals, will present the first half of the scholars' $2...