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  1. Harvey Weinstein on Jay Z, Trump and His Dream to Produce the OscarsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 17 | Hollywood Reporter

    ... So yeah, I'd like to have two years and say, "OK, guys, I'm gonna create a Star Wars franchise." Seriously. The Academy's done a good job of reining it in. The only reason we did it was because the studios dominated the industry, so we said, "OK, ...

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  2. Oscar Rules Change Could Impact Indie and Foreign Films In Best Animated Feature RaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 7 | Cartoon Brew

    The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced an updated set of rules today for the upcoming 90th Annual Academy Awards, and among them is the most significant change to the best animated feature category in a long time. Under the new Academy rules, nomination voting in the animated feature category will now be opened up to the entire eligible voting membership, instead of being restricted to the Short Films and Feature Animation Branch.

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  3. Oscars Change Documentary & Animation RulesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 7 | Dark Horizons News

    The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences have made two key rule changes today, one of which is due to one very obvious cause - namely last year's best documentary winner "O.J.: Made in America". No matter how much of a crowning achievement it is, or that it had both a Sundance premiere and an awards-qualifying limited theatrical engagement, there's no way to argue that "O.J.: Made in America" is a documentary feature.

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  4. Motion picture academy issues new rule rendering docu-series like 'O.J.: Made in America' ineligibleRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 7 | Los Angeles Times

    "O.J.: Made in America" director Ezra Edelman, left, and producer Caroline Waterlow after winning the documentary feature award at the Oscars in February. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has announced a series of new rules for the upcoming 90th Academy Awards -- including, most notably, a new regulation that, had it been enacted earlier, would have rendered this year's documentary feature winner, "O.J.: Made in America," ineligible for consideration.

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  5. Oscars: Multi-Part Docs Like 'O.J.: Made in America' No Longer Eligible For Academy ConsiderationRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 7 | Hollywood Reporter

    A new rule for the nomination of animated features also could favor studio releases at the expense of smaller, indie animated movies. Under new rules announced Friday by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, multi-part documentaries like the most recent best documentary Oscar winner O.J.: Made in America will not be eligible for an award at future Oscars.

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  6. ACMs Announce Even More Performers, Presenters And CollaborationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 30 | CBS Local

    ... Finicky Spring Travel Five suggested items for finicky travelers to bring along on their next spring vacation The Academy of Country Music has announced additional performers, presenters and a number and special collaborations for the 52nd ACM ...

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  7. Submit Now For The 2017 The "Into the Pixel" Video Game Art ExhibitRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 28 | Digital Game Developer

    /PRNewswire/ -- The Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences (AIAS) and the Entertainment Software Association (ESA) are pleased to announce that the annual "Into the Pixel" (ITP) video game art exhibit is now accepting submissions for its fourteenth ...

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  8. Guided By Voices to headline [email protected]'s 8th annual Metro Music FestRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2017 | NewsOK.com

    Guided by Voices will headline the eighth annual [email protected] Metro Music Fest, set for Saturday, April 8. Photo provided The Academy of Contemporary Music at the University of Central Oklahoma has secured venerable indie rock band Guided By Voices as the headlining act for the eighth annual [email protected] Metro Music Fest, set for Saturday, April 8. This performance will be the main attraction at the [email protected] Metro Music Fest, an event in which more than 60 student bands take over Oklahoma City's Bricktown district for an afternoon and evening of free music entertainment open to all. Guided By Voices is an American indie rock band that formed in Dayton, Ohio, in the mid-1980s.

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  9. Bart & Fleming: One Of Us Can't Get Past The Idea A Tweeting Accountant Destroyed OscarRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2017 | Deadline

    ... of accountants as hunched over in a back room, maybe wearing a visor, punching numbers on an adding machine. The Academy moved quickly to correct its diversity crisis. Its first order of business should be to find new accountants, ones who don't ...

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  10. Awards Season's Winners and Losers, From - Moonlight' to...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2017 | SFGate

    ... further. WINNER: Jordan Horowitz It was the ultimate nightmare situation for any movie producer: You've just won the Academy Award for Best Picture, you've given an acceptance speech and suddenly you're told that there's been a mistake and you ...

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  11. Oscars: Mahershala Ali Wins Best Supporting Actor for 'Moonlight'Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2017 | The Oak Ridge Observer

    Dev Patel is seen during rehearsals for the 89th Academy Awards on Saturday Feb. 25 2017. The Academy Awards will be held at the Dolby Theatre on Sunday Feb. 26 When Mahershala Ali won the gong for the best supporting actor at the Academy Awards on Sunday, he became the first Muslim actor to win the golden statuette.

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  12. Oscars: 'La La Land' Wins Best PictureRead the original story

    Feb 26, 2017 | The Oak Ridge Observer

    ... the Oscars 2017 online , catch the live broadcast on Hotstar.com. For live Twitter updates, follow #Oscars and The Academy on Twitter. This year, Moonlight's Joi McMillon is the first black woman to be Oscar-nominated for Best Editing, and Arrival's ...

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  13. Oscars 2017: Who will win, should win, Academy AwardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2017 | NJ.com

    Both Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone are nominated for 'La La Land' but only one of them is likely to take home a statue Admitted, it can be fun to watch the show, with its red-carpet triumphs and tragedies, its genuine surprises and why-won't-she-shut-up speeches. The Academy Awards are a tradition, a trial and occasionally a treat.

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  14. 'Moonlight' Sweeps with 6 Major Wins at the 2017 Indie Spirit AwardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2017 | Firstshowing.net

    ... (go Barry Jenkins!), Best Screenplay, Best Editing, and Best Cinematography. This seems like a strong message to the Academy about how great this films is, even if it doesn't win any Oscars. Read on for the list of Indie Spirit Awards results. ...

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  15. Nation-Now 46 mins ago 10:50 a.m.A cheat sheet to the 2017 Academy AwardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2017 | WHAS11

    ... set to perform their nominated songs, and we Can't Stop the Feeling that it's going to be a blockbuster show. The Academy has yet to post details about this year's segment, but viewers will want to look out for tributes to Garry Shandling, Anton ...

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  16. How A-listers shamelessly campaign for OscarsRead the original story

    Feb 25, 2017 | New York Post

    ... are never given a choice." Choosing to act is one thing. Choosing to participate in the circus also known as the Academy Awards is another. Whether Affleck's ode to big cats was a last-ditch effort to curry favor among Oscar voters or a particularly ...

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  17. Oscars 55 mins ago 6:19 p.m.What time do the Oscars start? A cheat sheet to the 2017 Academy AwardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2017 | KBMT

    ... set to perform their nominated songs, and we Can't Stop the Feeling that it's going to be a blockbuster show. The Academy has yet to post details about this year's segment, but viewers will want to look out for tributes to Garry Shandling, Anton ...

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  18. Beer Hall: The Oregon Beer Awards, Triple IPA Fest, and Black Out Beer FestRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2017 | Willamette Week

    ... coalescing with more traditional styles like Hefeweizen and Nut Brown ale at the state's oldest brewpub. The Academy Awards of Oregon Beer celebrates the best suds in the state, following blind judging of 974 individual beers from 112 breweries. A ...

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  19. 6 major moments to watch for at the OscarsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2017 | USA Today

    Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/2mbV0vL The Academy Awards has seen oodles of celebrities walk down the red carpet during its 89-year history. Here are just a few of the best-dressed.

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  20. It has never been so easy to fund an indie film but harder than ever to get people to see itRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2017 | The Economist

    IT MIGHT seem a great time for indie cinema. The Academy Awards on February 26th will be something of a showcase for films not financed by a major studio.

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