Academy on Wednesday also announced that 336 films are eligible for the best picture category.
The Academy Of Motion Picture Arts And Sciences on Friday unveiled the ten films that remain in the running for the visual effects Oscar at the 89th Academy Awards.
Even in an awards season packed with star-crossed lovers, you will be hard-pressed to find a more touching on-screen union than Hugh Grant and Meryl Streep in Florence Foster Jenkins.
It may be set immediately after the Second World War, but Danish Oscar submission Land Of Mine feels like required viewing in the current climate.
Finnish director discusses debut feature The Happiest Day In The Life of Olli Maki, Finland’s 2016 Oscar submission.
Swedish writer/director discusses the challenge of bringing a beloved bestseller to the big screen.
The longlist of entries for consideration in the foreign language Oscar category is a feast of cinema from film-makers around the world, including several established masters, a strong crop of newcomers and one or two surprises.
Screen’s US editor Jeremy Kay analyses this year’s lead and supporting actress contenders. (Comment)
Producers Dede Gardner and Jeremy Kleiner and director Adam McKay of The Big Short tell Elbert Wyche how they made an entertaining, informative film about the build-up to the calamitous global banking meltdown.
As Alex Garland’s Ex Machina vies for five Baftas and two Oscars, the film-makers look back on its production and debate the pros and cons of an international release strategy that saw the sci-fi film become a sleeper hit in the US. Mark Salisbury reports.
Bryan Cranston, the Oscar and Bafta-nominated star of Trumbo, talks to Jeremy Kay about digging deep to find the truth behind one of Hollywood’s screenwriting greats.
Alternative music pioneer Ryuichi Sakamoto and his regular collaborator, the leading electronic musician known as Alva Noto, talk to Tiffany Pritchard about their Bafta-nominated work on The Revenant.
UK costume designer Sandy Powell has four Bafta and Oscar nominations this year for her work on Cinderella and Carol. She talks to Tiffany Pritchard.
London costume house Angels has made and supplied outfits to hundreds of films, from Lawrence Of Arabia to Maggie Smith’s muddy boots in The Lady In The Van. As Bafta is poised to honour the company, Sarah Cooper meets the family of Angels.
With just two weeks to go until the Baftas on February 14, we are into the final stretch of awards season.
La La Land has the momentum, but don’t rule out Manchester By The Sea or Moonlight.
A year on from #OscarsSoWhite, Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences CEO Dawn Hudson tells Matt Mueller about the organisation’s diversity push and new initiatives.
Best actor frontrunner Casey Affleck tells Jeremy Kay why the winding, emotional road to Manchester By The Sea has been one of the most rewarding journeys of his career.
Asghar Farhadi explains why going to Tehran to shoot Iran’s foreign-language Oscar entry The Salesman was a return home in more ways than one.
Afterimage producer Michal Kwiecinski tells Geoffrey Macnab why Andrzej Wajda’s film about a great Polish artist is a fitting tribute to the late director’s remarkable career.
Director Maren Ade explains why she was determined to move out of her comfort zone and find the humour in a father-daughter relationship, in Germany’s Oscar contender Toni Erdmann.
Dutch director Paul Verhoeven describes how it feels to represent France for the foreign-language Oscar with his latest feature, Elle.
Director Claude Barras tells Geoffrey Macnab why he could not have made his stop-motion animation My Life As A Courgette in any other format.
“I’ll let myself be surprised, as my good friend Michael Haneke would say,” says French actress about Oscar prospects.
Celebrating six BAFTA nominations and three Oscar nominations, Wildgaze Films duo Finola Dwyer and Amanda Posey look back at Brooklyn’s journey and ahead to their future slate and ambitions
Browse the digital edition of Screen International here, which includes a preview of potential 2017 festival buzz titles and production focuses on Arrival and Fences.