Main Entries for 2011

This page provides links to all of our entries in all categories for 2011.

Russell Brand and Katy Perry divorcing

Dec 30, 2011 – Brand files for divorce after 14 months. (more)

Thirty-nine songs vie for Oscar gold

Dec 19, 2011 – Tunes will be winnowed down to final nominees. (more)

Four added to Academy’s Tech Council

Dec 14, 2011 – Council provides a forum for info exchange in industry. (more)

Ten live action shorts advance in Oscar race

Dec 14, 2011 – Field will be narrowed down to 3 to 5 nominees. (more)

15 films move ahead in Visual Effects Oscar race

Dec 09, 2011 – List will be winnowed down to five nominees. (more)

Bob Iger chairs Academy’s museum capital campaign

Dec 07, 2011 – Bening and Hanks to co-chair. (more)

Alec Baldwin tossed from American Airlines flight

Dec 07, 2011 – Twitter war follows 30 Rock star getting tossed from flight. (more)

2012 Student Academy Awards get underway

Dec 01, 2011AMPAS is now accepting entries from students. (more)

Ben Whishaw to play Q in new James Bond film

Nov 25, 2011 – Actor will play Bond’s gadget guy in Skyfall. (more)

Chelsea Handler suggests Ashton and Demi had open marriage

Nov 19, 2011 – Tells CNN’s Piers Morgan she thinks Ashton strayed from the rules. (more)

Documentary Features pack slims to 15 in 84th Oscar race

Nov 18, 2011 – Shortlist will be cut to five nominees. (more)

Academy announces 2012 festival grants

Nov 18, 2011 – 25 festivals to benefit from AMPAS’ largesse. (more)

SAG to auction off awards show bleacher seats

Nov 17, 2011 – Proceeds to benefit work of SAG Foundations (more)

Marriage over for Demi Moore and Ashton Kutcher

Nov 17, 2011 – Marriage ends after six years. (more)

Ricky Gervais to host 69th Golden Globes

Nov 16, 2011 – Hollywood to prepare thicker skins. (more)

Billy Crystal to return as Oscar host

Nov 10, 2011 – Comedian tweets he’s accepted the gig. (more)

Brian Grazer gets Oscar gig

Nov 09, 2011 – Steps in to fill producer spot left empty by Ratner’s departure. (more)

Eddie Murphy quits as Oscar host

Nov 09, 2011 – Host exits a day after Brett Ratner resigns. (more)

Morgan Freeman named as Cecil B. DeMille award recipient

Nov 09, 2011 – Actor has won one Globe and been nominated for four. (more)

Brett Ratner resigns as Oscar telecast producer

Nov 08, 2011 – Show producer resigns after gay slur and raunchy interview. (more)

Eighteen animated features to vie for Oscar nods

Nov 04, 2011 – Field will be narrowed down to nominees in January. (more)

Oscar broadcast veteran Gil Cates dies

Nov 01, 2011 – Cates produced more Oscar telecasts than anyone else. (more)

Kim Kardashian files for divorce

Oct 31, 2011 – Reality show union lasted 72 days. (more)

Academy to celebrate The Last Picture Show’s 40th

Oct 27, 2011 – Special screening to take place on November 17th. (more)

2011 Nicholl Screenwriting Fellowship winners announced

Oct 18, 2011 – Winners get $30,000 prize. (more)

SAG Awards honored for green efforts again

Oct 18, 2011 – It’s the third year they’ve received EMA’s Green Seal. (more)

Academy shortens Documentary Short list

Oct 13, 2011 – List narrowed down from 35 eligible entries. (more)

63 countries to vie for 2011 Foreign Language Film Oscar®

Oct 13, 2011 – Field includes first-time entrant New Zealand. (more)

Hilary Swank, Jean-Claude Van Damme criticized for involvement in Chechnyan party

Oct 12, 2011 – Stars attended birthday party for republic’s president, Ramzan Kadyrov. (more)

Dream of motion picture museum in LA gets closer to reality as AMPAS and LACMA team up

Oct 04, 2011 – Orgs sign memorandum of understanding. (more)

Arrested Development plans announced

Oct 03, 2011 – A new mini-season to be followed by a movie. (more)

Nicholl Screenwriting Fellowship finalists announced

Sep 29, 2011 – Finalists to be whittled down to as many as five recipients. (more)

Academy to mark 50th anniversary of Judgment at Nuremberg

Sep 27, 2011 – Screening to be held on October 11th. (more)

Academy gives fans a chance at bleacher seats

Sep 08, 2011 – Online entries open for one week starting September 12th. (more)

Eddie Murphy to host 84th Academy Awards

Sep 06, 2011 – Oscar nominee’s first time hosting the event (more)

Telluride gets $50,000 from Academy

Aug 31, 2011 – Grant underwrites festival’s Guest Director program. (more)

9 scientific and technical achievements up for Academy consideration

Aug 19, 2011 – Final decision to be made in December. (more)

Ding dong Kate Gosselin’s gone

Aug 15, 2011 – TV’s most self-centered mother is jobless tonight. (more)

Brett Ratner and Don Mischer to produce 84th Academy Awards telecast

Aug 04, 2011AMPAS gets its production team launched. (more)

James Earl Jones, Dick Smith and Oprah Winfrey To Receive Academy’s Governors Awards

Aug 02, 2011 – 3rd Annual Governors Awards to be held on Saturday, November 12. (more)

TIFF announces 10 Galas and 43 Special Presentations

Jul 26, 2011 – Pitt, Clooney and Madonna among the stars expected. (more)

U2 doc to open 2011 Toronto International Film Festival

Jul 26, 2011 – First time a doc will open September fest. (more)

Kat Von D tweets break-up with Jesse James

Jul 26, 2011 – Reality stars announced engagement in January. (more)

Amy Winehouse found dead

Jul 23, 2011 – Troubled singer was 27. (more)

SAG Awards continue going green

Jul 18, 2011 – The Screen Actors Guild encourages online submissions. Moving away from paper. (more)

Jennifer Lopez and Marc Anthony calling it quits

Jul 15, 2011 – Singers married in 2004. (more)

Pittsburgh Steelers star Hines Ward arrested for DUI

Jul 09, 2011 – Football star is reigning Dancing with the Stars champ. (more)

Academy celebrates 50th anniversary of Breakfast at Tiffany’s

Jun 29, 2011 – Academy to screen digitally-restored print. (more)

Daniel Craig and Rachel Weisz tie the knot

Jun 27, 2011 – Actors married quietly in New York. (more)

Academy invites 178 to join

Jun 17, 2011 – Invitees have distinguished themselves in the industry. (more)

Best Picture Oscar rules given new twist

Jun 14, 2011 – New sytem will produce between 5 to 10 nominees. (more)

Academy announces Student Academy Award medal placements

Jun 11, 2011 – Students were honored tonight at 38th awards ceremony. (more)

Jeff Conaway dies at 60

May 28, 2011 – Grease and Taxi star long battled addiction. (more)

Film groups get $500,000 from Academy

May 24, 2011 – 68 organizations to benefit from Academy gifts. (more)

Arnold Schwarzenegger and Maria Shriver announce separation

May 10, 2011 – Couple have been married 25 years. (more)

Lindsay Lohan receives jail sentence for probation violation

Apr 22, 2011 – Lohan gets 120 days, will appeal. (more)

Nicolas Cage arrested in New Orleans

Apr 16, 2011 – Drunk actor taunted cops to arrest him. (more)

Major changes as Grammys drop 30 categories

Apr 06, 2011 – Male and female artists to go head-to-head. (more)

Reese Witherspoon ties the knot

Mar 27, 2011 – Reese marries Hollywood agent Jim Toth. (more)

Elizabeth Taylor dies at 79

Mar 23, 2011 – Oscar-winner was also known for her chairty work. (more)

Charlie Sheen fired from Two and a Half Men

Mar 08, 2011 – Warner Bros. fires next round in media circus. (more)

The King’s Speech takes home Best Picture

Feb 28, 2011 – Firth and Portman take home top acting Oscars. (more)

Charlie Sheen hits back at sitcom shelving

Feb 24, 2011 – Troubled actor hits back at Chuck Lorre. (more)

CBS pulls plug on Two and a Half Men’s season after Sheen rant

Feb 24, 2011 – Sheen attacked producer in radio interview. (more)

Oscars roll into Grand Central Terminal

Feb 15, 2011 – New York Oscar fans get a chance to see statuettes (more)

Lady Antebellum wins record and song of the year at Grammys

Feb 14, 2011 – Arcade Fire gets album of the year, Bieber goes home empty-handed. (more)

Wolfgang Puck to whip up Governors Ball menu

Feb 09, 2011 – Master Chef’s 17th consecutive year working with Oscars. (more)

King’s Speech leads with 12 Oscar nominations

Jan 25, 2011 – Academy Award nominations announced today. (more)

9 films move ahead in Foreign Language Oscar race

Jan 19, 2011 – List will be whittled to five nominees. (more)

Gervais and others pile on the Hollywood Foreign Press

Jan 17, 2011 – The Social Network heads home with four Globes. (more)

Seven films continue in Oscar’s Makeup race

Jan 10, 2011 – Committee will whittle this down to three nominees. (more)

Ten scientific and technical achievements to be honored by Academy

Jan 07, 2011 – Recipients to be honored at February 12 presentation. (more)

Seven films left in Visual Effects Oscar race

Jan 05, 2011 – Films will be further narrowed down to five nominees. (more)

Screen Actors Guild auctions off bleacher seats

Jan 03, 2011SAG Awards put 90 seats up for grabs to help charity. (more)

Actor Pete Postlethwaite dies at 64

Jan 03, 2011 – British actor had been fighting cancer. (more)

David Arquette enters rehab

Jan 03, 2011 – Rep confirms actor seeking treatement for drinking. (more)