Questions pertaining to various movie/TV awards and their workings and impact.

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First Best Actor Oscar for war movie

Who won the first best actor oscar while playing a part on a war movie?
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Why did HFPA put The Martian under comedy?

I am wondering why did HFPA put The Martian under comedy? Is it because they wanted to give it an award? Has something similar happened before?
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How will online-exclusive media change the landscape of “traditional programming” recognition?

We're experiencing a steady increase of programming being exclusively available on the Internet. I want to better understand how the trend of online-exclusive media will change the awards systems. ...
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Have any online-exclusive series won an Emmy?

We're experiencing a steady increase of shows and mini-series being exclusively available on the Internet. Have any won an Emmy (in any category)?
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How are the best director award winners chosen?

I do not understand how the best director awards are determined each year. It seems impossible to assess the method of a movie director unless you are part of the crew. So, how do the nominators/...
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Nomination vs Won

I would like to know the difference between "nominated" and "won" with regards to movie awards. From what I understand: Won : The actor has received the award. Nominated : The actor has not yet ...
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How do they decide what/who gets nominated at the Oscars?

I watched Zero Dark Thirty last night and I have to say, I didn't expect the movie to be nominated as one of best pictures of 2012. Some of the flicks I was expecting were, The Hobbit Django ...