AMPAS

AcronymDefinition
AMPASAcademy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (since 1927; Beverly Hills, California)
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Cabe destacar un grupo focal realizado con una coordinadora de AMPAS y una reunion con miembros de AMPAS y de asociaciones de inmigrantes.
But, because I never "applied" to the AMPAS for anything, the Academy's following edict killed any chance of me crashing the Oscars: "As we are able to accommodate only about one-third of the media outlets that apply for credentials, we hope you consider your access to the event a privilege.
Oscar host Chris Rock drew generally positive reviews for attacking the diversity crisis with biting jokes, but ongoing pressure could put AMPAS in a mood to cut a deal.
In addition to her tenure as AMPAS president from 1979-83, Kanin was chair of the National Film Preservation Board of the Library of Congress for two decades, served on the boards of the Academy and of the American Film Institute, was president of the screen branch of the Writers Guild of America and served as an officer of the Writers Guild Foundation.
As for Max, said AMPAS spokesman John Pavlik, ``We would definitely like to take a look to see if it infringes on our copyright.
Davis said the AMPAS board is set to decide within the next two weeks on whether to hold the 2001 event at the Shrine Auditorium or the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion at the Music Center.
LOS ANGELES After the Wedding (IFC Films) No RSVP: AMPAS Only Wednesday, Feb.
Proponents of a strict "no day-and-date" rule, including AMPAS prexy Sid Ganis, say it's simply a matter of definition.
White Hollywood" and nudged the school to ask AMPAS for a replacement.