Thursday, June 20, 2019

Film Editor Dody Dorn Voted To Academy Board Of Governors

News from The Academy of Motion Pictures broke today after a run off election. Film Editor, Dody Dorn has been voted to the Academy Board of Governors. Read The Academy's Official Press release below.


LOS ANGELES, CA – The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today announced that Dody Dorn has won the runoff election for the open Film Editors Branch seat on the 2019–20 Board of Governors.  Dorn joins incumbents Carol Littleton and Michael Tronick in representing the branch and will assume her post as of July 1.

Dorn and Mark Goldblatt tied for the seat in the Board election last week, and Film Editors Branch members were asked to vote in the runoff.  This is the fifth time in Academy history that a tie occurred in the balloting.  Runoff elections were held in 2009 in the Directors Branch, 2015 in the Writers Branch, 2016 in the Film Editors Branch, and 2018 in the Producers Branch.

The Academy’s 17 branches are each represented by three governors, who may serve up to three consecutive three-year terms.  The Board of Governors sets the Academy’s strategic vision, preserves the organization’s financial health, and assures the fulfillment of its mission.

Tuesday, June 11, 2019

The Academy and ABC announce Oscars 2022 Date and More

The 2019 Oscar Season is just a few months away and now we know the dates for the Oscars through 2022 on ABC. We also have learned more of The Academy's key dates for the upcoming voting season, as well at the submission time frame for the Science and Technical Awards in 2020. Read The Academy's Official Release below for more details. 


LOS ANGELES, CA — The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and ABC today announced the 2022 Oscars® show date and confirmed the 2021 date. Upcoming Oscars show dates are as follows:

92nd OscarsSunday, February 9, 2020
93rd OscarsSunday, February 28, 2021
94th OscarsSunday, February 27, 2022

Timing of the 2022 Olympics, the Super Bowl and national holidays will keep the 2021 and 2022 dates on the last Sunday in February. The Academy and ABC continue to evaluate dates for future years.

The Oscars ceremony is broadcast live at 5 p.m. PT/ 8 p.m. ET on the ABC Television Network and globally in more than 225 countries and territories worldwide.

Academy key dates for the 2019/2020 awards season are:

Governors AwardsSunday, October 27, 2019
Preliminary Voting BeginsFriday, December 6, 2019
Preliminary Voting EndsTuesday, December 10, 2019
Nominations Voting BeginsThursday, January 2, 2020
Nominations Voting EndsTuesday, January 7, 2020
Oscar Nominations AnnouncementMonday, January 13, 2020
Oscar Nominees LuncheonMonday, January 27, 2020
Finals Voting BeginsThursday, January 30, 2020
Finals Voting EndsTuesday, February 4, 2020
92nd OscarsSunday, February 9, 2020

As previously announced, the Academy’s Scientific and Technical Awards have moved to June 2020. Scientific and Technical Awards are given for technologies developed over a period of time and are not specific to a single awards year. Key dates are as follows:

Submissions openTuesday, July 9, 2019
Submission deadlineTuesday, July 30, 2019
Similar technology openTuesday, August 27, 2019
Similar technology deadlineTuesday, September 17, 2019
Awards presentationSaturday, June 20, 2020

The 92nd Oscars will be held on Sunday, February 9, 2020, at the Dolby Theatre® at Hollywood & Highland Center® in Hollywood, and will be televised live on the ABC Television Network. The Oscars also will be televised live in more than 225 countries and territories worldwide.