Wednesday, March 30, 2011

Academy Screenings at the Goldwyn Theatre

The Academy celebrates the film career of Oscar-winning actress Sophia Loren during a gala evening that includes an onstage conversation with the legendary star.

Contemporary Docs2010-2011 Contemporary Documentaries Series
Wednesdays at 7 p.m. through June 1 at the Samuel Goldwyn Theater

The Academy's free series featuring 2009 documentaries continues in April with "Rabbit à la Berlin," "We Live in Public," "The Fence" and "Which Way Home."

Pat O'NeillOptical Architect: An Evening with Pat O'Neill
Thursday, April 21 at 8 p.m. at the Linwood Dunn Theater

An onstage conversation with experimental filmmaker and optical effects artist Pat O'Neill, followed by the premiere of a newly preserved print of his first 35mm feature, "Water and Power" (1989).

Production DesignEvolution or Revolution? Production Design in the 21st Century
Four Mondays, 7 to 10 p.m.: April 25, May 2, May 9, May 16 at the Linwood Dunn Theater

Top production designers and set decorators present a four-part Academy seminar series, with film clips and Q&A with the audience.

Bye Bye Birdie"Bye Bye Birdie"
Wednesday, April 27 at
7:30 p.m. at the Samuel Goldwyn Theater

The premiere of a new digital restoration of "Bye Bye Birdie" (1963), with special guests Ann-Margret and Bobby Rydell.

Production DesignMonday Nights with Oscar: An Evening of Sound with Chris Newman and Tom Fleischman
Monday, April 25 at 7 p.m. at the Academy Theater at Lighthouse International, New York City

Renowned sound mixers Chris Newman and Tom Fleischman come together to present an evening of film clips demonstrating how raw tracks become the finished soundtrack.


PeakBob Peak: Creating the Modern Movie Poster
Open through April 17 in the Academy's Fourth Floor Gallery

An exhibition of original paintings and final one-sheet posters showcasing the colorful, complex work of artist and designer Bob Peak, who has been hailed as "the father of the modern Hollywood movie poster."

Pat O'NeillWatching Abstraction
in Hollywood: The Work of
Pat O'Neill

April 21 – May 22 in the foyer of the Linwood Dunn Theater

A display of experimental filmmaker Pat O'Neill's work, including artwork related to his films and excerpts from some of his film shorts.

Owen RoizmanMasters of the Close-up, Up Close: Portraits of Cinematographers by Owen Roizman
Open through April 17 in the Academy's Grand Lobby Gallery

More than 100 portraits of contemporary cinematographers, taken by five-time Oscar-nominated cinematographer Owen Roizman.

Ticket Information

Los Angeles
Tickets and passes for Academy events in Los Angeles may be purchased online, by mail (PDFformat), or in person at the Academy Box Office.

The Academy is located at 8949 Wilshire Boulevard in Beverly Hills. Box Office hours are Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The Academy is closed most major holidays. For additional information on Academy programs in Los Angeles, call (310) 247-3600 or visit

New York
Tickets and passes for Academy events in New York may be purchased online, by mail (PDFformat), or in person at the door on the day of the event (subject to availability).

The Academy Theater at Lighthouse International is located at 111 East 59th Street in New York. For additional information, call (212) 821-9251 or visit

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