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The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Highlights September Events

The Academy celebrates the arts and sciences of movies with the following events in the month of September:

Both Sides of the Camera: The Innovative Genius of Jerry Lewis
Jerry Lewis will participate in the program
Thursday, September 13, at 7 p.m.
Samuel Goldwyn Theater
8949 Wilshire Boulevard, Beverly Hills

The Academy’s Science and Technology Council presents “Both Sides of the Camera: The Innovative Genius of Jerry Lewis.” The evening features Academy Award-winning visual effects supervisor Craig Barron and Academy Award-winning sound designer Ben Burtt for an onstage conversation with Lewis focusing on his love and mastery of technology.

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ACADEMY PAYS TRIBUTE TO INDEPENDENT ANIMATORS JOHN AND FAITH HUBLEY

The husband-and-wife team of John and Faith Hubley, who brought a humanistic perspective and a distinctly modern style to postwar American animation, will be honored by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences on Friday, September 14, at 7:30 p.m. at the Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills. Oscar®-winning animator and renowned animation historian John Canemaker will host this in-depth look at these two iconoclastic artists.

The films the Hubleys made, together and independently, earned seven Academy Award® nominations and two Oscars®. The Hubleys took home Oscars for “The Hole” (Cartoon Short Subject, 1962) and “Herb Alpert and the Tijuana Brass Double Feature” (Cartoon Short Subject, 1966) and were nominated for “Windy Day” (Cartoon Short Subject, 1968), “Of Men and Demons” (Cartoon Short Subject, 1969), “Voyage to Next” (Animated Short Film, 1974) and “The Doonesbury Special” (Animated Short Film, 1977, with Garry Trudeau). John Hubley also earned an Oscar for “Moonbird” (Cartoon Short Subject, 1959), and Faith served as producer on the film.

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