Hollywood Costume-Related Screenings – October 2, 2014, through March 2, 2015@TheAcademy

ACADEMY ANNOUNCES OCTOBER PROGRAMMING
SLATE

Featuring Hollywood Costume-Related Screenings,

German Expressionist Cinema and the Academy Film Scholars Lecture

LOS ANGELES, CA – A Hollywood Costume-related film series,
Haunted Screens: Expressionism in the German Cinema and its Influence
and the latest installment of the Academy Film Scholars Lectures highlight the
Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ fall programming season, starting
next month.

THE
PERFECT MATCH: HOLLYWOOD COSTUME COLLABORATIONS

To complement
the groundbreaking exhibition Hollywood
Costume
, which opens October 2, the Academy will present
The Perfect Match: Hollywood Costume Collaborations, a screening series
exploring the collaborative partnerships between costume designers and
directors. Several designers will appear in person to introduce their films and
discuss their experiences, including costume designer Mary
Zophres
(directors Joel and Ethan Coen), Deborah Nadoolman
Landis
(John Landis) and Marilyn Vance (John Hughes).
Ticket holders for the Hollywood Costume exhibition will receive free
same-day admission to Hollywood Costume-related public programs.

Click here
for screening schedule

HAUNTED SCREENS:
EXPRESSIONISM IN THE GERMAN CINEMA AND ITS INFLUENCE

In
conjunction with the exhibition Haunted
Screens: German Cinema in the 1920s
, presented by LACMA in association
with the Academy, the Academy will present in October four groundbreaking films
of the 1920s alongside four films they influenced. A number of films in the
series, including “The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari,” “Nosferatu the Vampyre,”
“Faust” and “M” will be screened from new digital restorations.

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SAUL
BASS: ANATOMY OF FILM DESIGN

Academy Film Scholar
Jan-Christopher Horak will give a presentation on his forthcoming book Saul
Bass: Anatomy of Film Design,
examining the career of one of the most
accomplished designers in Hollywood history. Best known for his title sequences
for such films as “Anatomy of a Murder,” “Psycho” and “Good Fellas,” Saul Bass
also worked in advertising, designed posters, and directed numerous documentary
and live action short films, including the Oscar®-winning “Why Man Creates.”
Horak’s book delves into Bass’s influences, his design aesthetic, and how his
ability to infuse his work with high art modernism raised the sophistication of
Hollywood films and advertising.

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for more information

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CREDITS
Hollywood Costume is organized by the
Victoria and Albert Museum, London.

Swarovski is the presenting sponsor of Hollywood Costume. The
crystal house has provided the all-important sparkle to Hollywood’s wardrobes
since the 1930s, when Swarovski crystals began to light up the silver screen in
classic films like Gone with the Wind, Gentlemen Prefer
Blondes
and Breakfast at Tiffany’s. In recent years, Swarovski has
worked closely with talents in costume and set design on blockbusters including
Black Swan, Skyfall and The Great Gatsby, and its
crystals have been the key creative ingredient in the dazzling set design for
the Academy Awards® since 2007.

Additional support is provided by Pirelli and the Blavatnik Family
Foundation.

In-kind support provided by Barco, ARRI, JBL and Samsung.

ABOUT HOLLYWOOD COSTUME
Presented by the Victoria and
Albert Museum, London and the Academy, Hollywood Costume will be on
view October 2, 2014, through March 2, 2015, in the historic Wilshire May
Company building at the corner of Wilshire Boulevard and Fairfax Avenue in Los
Angeles.

ABOUT THE ACADEMY
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and
Sciences is the world’s preeminent movie-related organization, with a membership
of more than 6,000 of the most accomplished men and women working in cinema. In
addition to the annual Academy Awards – in which the members vote to select the
nominees and winners – the Academy presents a diverse year-round slate of public
programs, exhibitions and events; acts as a neutral advocate in the advancement
of motion picture technology; and, through its Margaret Herrick Library and
Academy Film Archive, collects, preserves, restores and provides access to
movies and items related to their history. Through these and other activities
the Academy serves students, historians, the entertainment industry and people
everywhere who love movies.

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ABOUT THE VICTORIA AND ALBERT MUSEUM, LONDON
The V&A
is the world’s leading museum of art and design with collections unrivalled in
their scope and diversity. It was established to make works of art available to
all and to inspire British designers and manufacturers. Today, the V&A’s
collections, which span over 2000 years of human creativity in virtually every
medium and from many parts of the world, continue to intrigue, inspire and
inform. www.vam.ac.uk

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