Press Photo Area - Help

The Press Photo Area is intended to support members of the press covering the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and the Academy Awards®. You will need to register and login before you can access the high resolution images.

Once your application has been approved, you will be able to browse the archive, and download images. The three ways of browsing images are:


We have help available on the following topics:

  • Sections - the major divisions that are used to organize the photo archive
  • Events - the organization applied to each section of the photo archive
  • Searching - how to find photos of a particular person or subject
  • Display Formats - available options for browsing the archive
  • Downloading - how to download the high resolution images to your computer