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The Oscars Find A New Revenue Stream: Merchandise In A Pop-Up Store Along The Red Carpet

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has found a new revenue stream that could help finance those gazillions of dollars in Oscar bonds — or, more likely, will collect enough to buy lunch for the Academy staff. 93 more words

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Three Weeks Out, The Oscar Audience Is Caught Napping

Three weeks and a day before the Oscar ceremony, those supposedly vibrant, film-hungry viewers of the seasonal contenders are still curled up in a ball. By now, they should be pouring into theaters to sample Best Picture nominees that have been primed, promoted, and prepped for the big night—March 4—with an armload of pre-Oscar honors. 456 more words

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Oscar and Academy Grapple With a Series of 21st Century Curveballs

Be careful what you wish for.

For a long time, some members of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences worried that Oscars were becoming irrelevant, due to the glut of awards shows and declining ratings. 555 more words


At The Oscar Nominees Luncheon, Watch For 'Punxsutawney Streep'

Not by accident perhaps, the Oscar nominees luncheon usually lands on or around Groundhog Day. Like Bill Murray’s Groundhog Day, the luncheon is infinitely repetitive: Smile, mingle, answer a few inane questions, pose for a photo, go home. 380 more words

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Motion Picture Academy Moves Forward With Details On Standards Of Conduct Initiative -Sends Instructions To Members

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today approved the next phase in its Standards of Conduct initiative. In an email to the membership, Academy CEO Dawn Hudson forwarded instructions on how individuals may report claims of workplace misconduct in violation of AMPAS standards. 1,328 more words

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Rich Cherry, Chief Operating Officer Of Film Academy Museum, Is Resigning After Barely A Year In Place

Rich Cherry is resigning as Chief Operating Officer of the Film Academy’s under-construction movie museum after barely a year on the job, an Academy Museum spokesperson confirmed on Wednesday. 290 more words

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In The Chilly Dawn Of Oscar Nominations Day, The New Awards Politics Will Be On Display

In the chilly dawn of Jan. 23, a week from Tuesday, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will pass judgment on the weighty issues and trends of the day. 436 more words

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