Actor Smith released a statement saying he will “fully accept any and all consequences for my conduct."
Mega star Will Smith could face expulsion from the Academy after attacking comedian Chris Rock.
Hollywood star and Academy Award winner for best actor Will Smith apologises to Chris Rock for hitting the comedian during the live broadcast of the glitzy Oscar ceremony.
Four decades after Lina Wertmuller became the first woman nominated for an Oscar in directing, female filmmakers continue to push through the celluloid ceiling, accounting for one in five of all directors in 2020.
The honorary awards are given to honour extraordinary distinction in lifetime achievement, exceptional contributions to the state of motion picture arts and sciences, or for outstanding service to the academy.
No-show Anthony Hopkins pulled a surprise upset to win best actor in the final award of the night, besting sentimental favorite Chadwick Boseman, who died of cancer last year.
Forced to rethink the ceremony because of the pandemic, and with a slate of diverse but mostly smaller films, organisers are promising a show unlike anything seen in the 93-year history of the Academy Awards.
Schools and shops will close in the tiny fishing town of Husavik to give residents a chance to watch the Academy Awards show live.
Eight films will battle it out for the most coveted prize in the film industry, the Academy Award for Best Picture.
Filmmaker Craig Foster said his relationship with the octopus taught him about life's fragility and our connection with nature and even helped him become a better father.
The story behind the Academy award-nominated movie is inspired by the real-life tale of a Belgian man, Tim Steiner, who sold the rights to tattoo his back and exhibit it to artist Wim Delvoye.
With the new policy, satellite links will now be provided for international nominees around the world who have no way of getting to Los Angeles, although video calling will still be kept to a minimum.
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