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    Watch: The Story of Casting Henry Thomas as Elliott in 'E.T.'

    Here's how one of the most iconic characters in cinema was cast.

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    Watch: Legendary SFX Artist Rick Baker Opens the Doors To His Makeup Lair

    In the latest installment of Academy Originals, Rick Baker takes a look back at his career and the monsters he's created.

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    Watch: Moby Takes His Fans To A Really Weird Movie

    In the latest installment of Academy Originals web series, Moby shows his fans his favorite film of all time.

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    Watch: How the 'Blair Witch Project' Team Made Found Footage Go Viral

    The latest Academy Originals video goes behind the scenes of "The Blair Witch Project" to help the film celebrate its 15th anniversary.

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    Academy Chooses Five Screenwriting Fellows

    Three individual writers and one writing team will receive 2014 Academy Nicholl Fellowships in Screenwriting.

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    Watch: Virginia Madsen Remembers 'Network' in the Academy's 'Let's Go to the Movies' Series

    In the latest episode of "Let's Go to the Movies," Virginia Madsen talks about 1977's "Network."

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    Director Reginald Hudlin To Produce 2014 Academy Governors Awards

    This year producer-writer-director Reginald Hudlin will produce the 6th Annual Governors Awards for the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

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    Academy Governors Re-Elect Cheryl Boone Isaacs as AMPAS President

    The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Board of Governors re-elected Cheryl Boone Isaacs as AMPAS president at a board meeting on August 5.

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    Academy Gives Sundance Grant to Support Feature Film Labs

    For the second year in a row, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is giving the nonprofit Sundance Institute a grant to support emerging feature film artists. The grant supports Sundance Feature Film Program's already existing four annual Labs: the June Screenwriters Lab, the Directors L...

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    Academy Elects New Board of Governors: Who Stays--and Who Goes

    Among the governors who are leaving the board for now are John Lasseter, Shorts Films and Animation Branch, Lisa Cholodenko, Directors Branch, Michael Apted, Documentary, Robert Rehme, Executive Branch, and Gale Anne Hurd, Producers Branch.

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