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From the official website: Nomination ballots are mailed to the Academy’s active members in late December and are due back to PricewaterhouseCoopers, an international accounting firm, in January. Regular awards are presented for outstanding individual or collective film achievements in up to 25 categories. Members from each of the branches ...


From eHow: In Hollywood, the nominating and selecting for the Oscars are done by the writers, actors, directors, animators, art directors and executives. The only requirement is that each participant be a part of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. Members of AMPAS are courted by film studios with free screeners, gifts and social evenings ...


Nominated : The actor has not yet received the award, but will receive it. No, it means the actor is one of several who is being considered for the single award. 4-8 may be nominated, but only one wins it.


Netflix exclusive House of Cards won an Emmy for "Outstanding Director of a Drama Series" at the 65th Emmy Awards in 2013


Nominated means he is nominated for award but for the same category multiple person get selected but only one can won it. For example Assume for best actor in Oscar 2015, 5 actor has been nominated but only one of them can won it so the rest 4 will always be mentioned as nominee only.


The Martian was classified as a Comedy by HFPA because the Hollywood Foreign Press Association’s eligibility committee voted to make it so. According to the LA Times the HFPA vote was very close as The Martian ended up classified as a comedy by just one vote. Without specific comments from those who voted it would be nothing more than speculation to ...


Actually, the very first "Best Actor" Oscar ever awarded, which was for the years 1927/28 went to Emil Jannings for his performance in two films, one of which was The Last Command, arguably a "war film" as it centers on a man who was a former Imperial Russian General. The Last Command is a 1928 silent film directed by Josef von Sternberg, and written by ...

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