Actually for any film to be nominated for major awards like the Academy Awards or the Golden Globes, they need to have at least a limited release in theatres.
In 2017, Netflix released Okja and Meyerowitz Stories: New and Selected, in limited release in theatres. The criteria is according to the awards.
As mentioned in the AMPAS rule book :
for a ...
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.
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 vote ...
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 in ...
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 ...
Nominated means he is nominated for award but for the same category multiple people get selected but only one can win it.
For example Assume for best actor in Oscar 2015, 5 actor have been nominated but only one of them can win it, so the rest 4 will always be mentioned as nominee only.
People who were denied an Oscar because they were blacklisted.
Carl Foreman and Michael Wilson
These screenwriters did not receive an Oscar for The Bridge on the River Kwai. Pierre Boulle won the Oscar instead. On December 11, 1984, the Board of Governors voted posthumous Oscars to the duo.
Nedrick Young and Harold Jacob Smith
Nedrick Young and Harold ...
The studio or publicist chooses which category to submit their show, which, although it can be overridden by the HPFA membership (by 2/3 vote), usually stands. So it's basically up to them.
There is actually nothing in the official rules saying that a series has to be multi-year, whereas the limited series rules explicitly say "Must tell a complete, non-...
From MTV Movie Awards wiki link, it says-
The nominees are decided by producers and executives at MTV. Winners
are decided online by the general public. Presently voting is done
through MTV's official website through a special Movie Awards link at