How the Academy’s New Museum is Celebrating 21st Century Filmmaking

When the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences opens its museum in 2019, an iPhone 5 will be amongst its most prized possessions.

Primarily known for its annual Academy Awards ceremony each winter, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences (A.M.P.A.S.) is a year-round institution working to further the understanding and appreciation of cinema. Complete with a film preservation archive, student filmmaker grants, a film library, and monthly screenings, the A.M.P.A.S. will now further expand programming with its next venture: the Academy Museum.

Set to open in 2019, the space will be "a dynamic film center [that] will offer unparalleled experiences and insights into movies and moviemaking," according to the Academy's website.

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