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Definition of the noun academy of motion picture arts and sciences

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noun

  1. an academy that gives annual awards for achievements in motion picture production and performance
    • lexical domain: Groups - nouns denoting groupings of people or objects
    • more generic terms: academy / honorary society = an institution for the advancement of art or science or literature

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The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is a professional honorary organization dedicated to the advancement of the arts and sciences of motion pictures. The Academy's corporate management and general policies are overseen by a Board of Governors, which includes representatives from each of the craft branches.

  • also known as AMPAS, Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences, The Oscars, Oscars
  • nomination:
    • nominated to Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Creative Achievement In Interactive Media - "Oscar Digital Experience" (The 83rd Annual Academy Awards), with Disney–ABC Television Group
    • Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Creative Achievement In Interactive Media - "Oscar Digital Experience" (The 83rd Annual Academy Awards), with Disney–ABC Television Group
  • official website: www.oscars.org

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Google previewMovies in American History: An Encyclopedia [3 volumes] (2011)

An Encyclopedia by Philip C. DiMare

Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) Osborne, Robert. 80 Years of the Oscar: The Official History of the Academy Awards. New York: Abbeville, 2008. Pond, Steve. The Big Show: High Times and Dirty Dealings Backstage at ...

Google previewDictionary of Media and Communications (2014)

by Marcel Danesi

ACADEMY OF MOTION PICTURE ARTS AND SCIENCES ACADEMY RATIO ACRONYM ACTA DIURNA ADBUSTERS ADDED VALUE ADVERTISEMENT PANEL. Upward (1929) by Wassily Kandinsky emotions spontaneously through the ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of American Cinema (2011)

by Keith M. Booker

ACADEMY OF MOTION PICTURE ARTS AND SCIENCES ° 15 gold-plated statuette known as an “Oscar” (the origin of the term is disputed), and the awards themselves are also popularly known as the “Oscars.” They have been given every ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Television, Cable, and Video (2012)

by R.M. Reed, M.K. Reed

Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) An honorary membership organization composed of outstanding individuals in the motion picture industry, AMPAS seeks to advance the arts and sciences of motion picture technology.

Google previewThe Film Encyclopedia 7e (2013)

The Complete Guide to Film and the Film Industry by Ephraim Katz, Ronald Dean Nolen

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, after which the device was named, introduced the Academy mask in an effort to re-establish screen rectangularity at the thenstandard aspect ratio of 1.33:1 (or 4:3). The area delineated by the ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Britannica Almanac 2010 (2010)

by Encyclopaedia Britannica, Inc.

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences was formed in 1927 and first awarded the Academy Awards of Merit in May 1929. The honored categories have varied over the years, but best picture, actor, actress, and director have been ...

Google previewAbbreviations Dictionary, Tenth Edition (2001)

by Dean A. Stahl, Karen Landen

ACAD American Conference of Academic Deans; Autodesk Incorporated Acad aper Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences aperture ( of sound films) ...

Google previewBKSTS Illustrated Dictionary of Moving Image Technology (2013)

by Martin Uren

Academy: The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences in the USA. Academy aperture: The aperture (2) of a 35mm motion picture camera or projector with the dimensions specified by the Academy. Also called Academy gate or Academy ...

Google previewDictionary of Information Technology (1982)

by Dennis Longley, Martin Shain

academy standards In cinematography, standards established by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences for film leaders, projectors and camera apertures. See film leader. accelerated motion. In cinematography ...

Google previewAn Encyclopedic Dictionary of Women in Early American Films, 1895-1930 (2005)

by Denise Lowe

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (1927) The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is a nonprofit organization established to "improve the artistic quality of the film medium, provide a common forum for the various ...

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