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

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What are the awards for which Netflix original movies are eligible?

What are the awards, that movies made for Netflix and Amazon Prime Video exclusively eligible for? They are eligible for Academy awards if they follow the rules of running in theatre for seven days. ...
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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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Was anybody ever denied an Oscar or other award because of the Hollywood blacklist?

Hundreds of Hollywood producers, actors, directors, singers, dancers, voice-actors, choreographers, and screenwriters were blacklisted because of the House Un-American Activities Committee hearings in ...
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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 are movies chosen for the MTV Movie Awards?

Every year MTV hosts the MTV Movie Awards. How are the movies nominated, what movies can be nominated, and how are the winners chosen?
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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 ...
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Would Lord of The Rings: Return of The King have met 2024 Oscar diversity standards?

The Lord of The Rings: The Return of The King has been one of the most successful films of all times at the Academy Awards. But would it have met the new diversity standards so it could hypothetically ...
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Why was Bodyguard nominated for Golden Globe series awards rather than miniseries awards?

The BBC series Bodyguard was nominated for two Golden Globes awards: Best Television Series - Drama and Best Actor - Television Series Drama. It is a self contained story of six episodes, fewer than ...
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How are awards given in the editing category?

How are awards are given in the editing category? In 2013, Argo (2012) won an Oscar for editing. I saw the movie, but I didn't notice any noticeable editing effects like rapid cut sticking out, like ...
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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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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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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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Why are some of Kids' awards rewarded to non-kids' movies?

For example, one of Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards, entitled Kids' Choice Award for Favorite Male Buttkicker has been rewarded to Liam Hemsworth for his role in The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1. ...
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How do the Oscars work? [closed]

I've often wondered, how do the Oscars work? How are people nominated, who votes, how do they win? etc. etc.