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Film academy president says popular Oscar was misunderstood

The idea to hand out a popular film Oscar has been shelved for now following widespread backlash, but film academy president John Bailey says that the new category was well-intentioned …

Movie academy chief denies engaging in sexual misconduct

The president of the motion picture academy is denying he engaged in sexual misconduct.

Film academy offers membership to largest, most diverse group ever

In the latest and most dramatic step by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences to diversify the overwhelmingly white and male institution, 683 industry professionals were invited Wednesday …

Film academy pledges to double female and minority members

The film academy is pledging to double the number of female and minority members by 2020, and will immediately diversify its leadership by adding three new seats to its board …