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Academy's new campaigning rules address Oscars song controversy

feedproxy.google.com – When the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences rescinded an original song nomination for the independent, faith-based movie "Alone Yet Not Alone" this year, it sparked a controversy and questions of bias at the institution. 7 years 23 weeks ago via jackiechan
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How to Write Jokes for the Academy Awards

feedproxy.google.com – Have you ever wondered how the Academy Awards gets written every year? Bruce Vilanch is the man to ask. Starting as a writer on the broadcast 25 years ago, Vilanch has been the annual show’s head writer since 2000. What he specifically writes varies from host to host, but ultimately, ... 7 years 23 weeks ago via jackiechan
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'Locke' Star Tom Hardy Makes Early Case for Oscar (Exclusive Video)

feedproxy.google.com – THR's awards analyst dissects the one man, one car film and exclusively unveils a making-of featurette that illustrates the challenges facing its 36-year-old star. 7 years 31 weeks ago via theothersenhman
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Producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron to Return for the 87th Annual Academy Awards

comingsoon.net – The Motion picture, television and theater producing team of Craig Zadan and Neil Meron are set to return to produce the Oscars for a third consecutive year, Academy President Cheryl Boone Isaacs announced today. The 87th Oscars will air live on the ABC Television Network on Oscar Sunday, February 22, 2015. 7 years 32 weeks ago via brucelee
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Academy Sets 2015 Oscar Nomination Date For Jan. 15; Governors Awards On Nov. 8

deadline.com – The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and the ABC Television Network today announced the dates for the 87th Oscars. 7 years 32 weeks ago via jackiechan
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Can ‘Noah’ And ‘Grand Budapest Hotel’ Overcome Oscar’s Greatest Curse: A March Release Date?

deadline.com – Academy members will get the chance this weekend to see Noah and The Grand Budapest Hotel when their official Academy screening program finally resumes after a break for Oscar. But while the Samuel Goldwyn Theatre at the Academy’s Beverly Hills headquarters is undergoing major renovations , the screenings have moved to Hollywood at the Acad’s much smaller Linwood Dunn Theatre at their Pickford Center For Motion Picture Study on Vine St. 7 years 35 weeks ago via brucelee
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Academy CEO Dawn Hudson Negotiating Contract Renewal

variety.com – Dawn Hudson is on track for a three-year renewal of her AMPAS contract, according to insiders familiar with the negotiations. The executive signed on as CEO of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences for three years in 2011. She is in the midst of negotiating to re-up for another three years, subject to... 7 years 35 weeks ago via jetli
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For Your Consideration: Yep, It's The 2015 Oscar Predictions

fb.indiewire.com – With the Oscars now just a week-old memory, the time has come for the final edition of this column (for this season). From the Toronto International Film Festival's unofficial awards season kickoff in September to last weekend's generally underwhelming ceremony, it's been six long months of speculation and anticipation and we're ready to move on (as we're sure many of you are as well).

7 years 38 weeks ago via jackiechan
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Oscars 2014: Academy explains cutting Batkid segment

insidemovies.ew.com – Miles Scott, a 5-year-old with Leukemia, made headlines last November after “saving” San Francisco-turned-Gotham City as Batman’s sidekick Batkid. 7 years 38 weeks ago via jetli
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‘Gravity’s’ Alfonso Cuaron Talks Moving on From Oscars

variety.com – For the many who followed the Oscar race closely this year, there was never any doubt that Alfonso Cuaron, the creative brains behind “Gravity,” would win the Oscar for best director. But who knew that he might not hold onto that statue and the one he had landed for best editing. 7 years 39 weeks ago via donnieyen
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