Academy of Cinematographic Arts and Sciences


August 19, 2022

The Hollywood Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences) is an American organization initially created to promote the US motion picture industry. It was founded on May 11, 1927 in Los Angeles, California. This organization is known internationally for its annual awards dedicated to the cinema made in Hollywood, popularly known as the Oscars.

Founding members

actors Richard Barthelmess Jack Holt Conrad Nagel Milton Sills Douglas Fairbanks Harold Lloyd Mary PickfordDirectors Cecil B. DeMille Frank Lloyd Henry King Fred Niblo John M. Stahl Raoul WalshScreenwriters Joseph Farnham Benjamin F. Glazer Jeanie MacPherson kiss meredyth Carey Wilson Frank WoodsTechnicians J. Arthur Ball Cedric Gibbons Roy J. PomeroyProducers Fred Beetson Charles Christie Sid Grauman Milton E. Hoffman Jesse L. Lasky M. C. Levee Louis B. Mayer Joseph Schenck Irving Thalberg Harry Warner Jack Warner Harry RapfLawyers Edwin Loeb George W. Cohen


External links

Academy of Cinematographic Arts and Sciences - Official website