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Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences

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Founded on May 11, 1927 in California, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) is a professional honorary organization dedicated to the advancement of the arts and sciences of motion pictures.

The Academy (as it's called) is composed of over 6,000 motion picture professionals.

The Academy is known around the world for its annual Academy Awards, informally known as the "Oscars."

The current president of the Academy is Frank R. Pierson.

Original 36 Founders of the Academy

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