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Is the Academy on track to meet its diversity targets?

Active international membership grows by more than 50% from 2016.

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France takes steps to increase "competitiveness in the Oscar race"

The country has added industry professionals to Oscar submission committee and tweaked its eligibility rules.

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Half of 842 new 2019 Academy invitees are women

Publicity veterans Jonathan Rutter and Pamela Godwin-Austen on the list.

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David Lynch, Geena Davis among Academy honourees

Awards to be presented at 11th Annual Governors Awards on October 27

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Sarajevo Film Festival becomes Oscar-qualifying for short films

Festivals live action and animated shorts competitions to qualify for Oscars from 2019.

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Academy leaves Netflix eligibility rule intact, changes name of foreign language category

’We plan to further study the profound changes occurring in our industry.’

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US Justice Department warns Academy over Oscar rule changes

Department of Justice letter comes ahead of April 23 Academy awards rules meeting.

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Netflix defends film strategy after Steven Spielberg's Oscars criticism

The statement comes amid reports Spielberg will voice his concerns about Netflix titles to the Academy.

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'Black Panther' scores three historic Oscars

Triumph for African American talent, Marvel Studios

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Oscar winner Spike Lee provokes Trump, reacts to 'Green Book' win

“The ref made a bad call,” filmmakers tells press backstage.

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No-host Oscars 2019 brings quicker pace and friendly tone

Presenters included Serena Williams and Julia Roberts.