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Cinematographers Praise Academy Reversal: ‘We Thank You for Your Show of Respect’ – Variety

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Cinematographers who fought the decision to curtail four Oscar presentations have praised the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences for reversing the exclusions. “We thank you for your show of respect for the hard-working members of the film community, whose dedication and exceptional talents deserve the public recognition this reversal now allows them to enjoy,” […]

Academy Awards Live Broadcast To Include 4 Cinematography Categories After All – NPR

Academy Awards Live Broadcast To Include 4 Cinematography Categories After All - NPR

Enlarge this image An Oscar statue is pictured at the press preview for the 91st Academy Awards Governors Ball in Los Angeles. Chris Pizzello/Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP hide caption toggle caption Chris Pizzello/Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced that its February 24 live broadcast of the Oscars will include four cinematography awards, […]

Oscars Drama: The Academy Reverses Decision on Not Airing 4 Categories Following Hollywood Backlash – IGN

Oscars Drama: The Academy Reverses Decision on Not Airing 4 Categories Following Hollywood Backlash - IGN

The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences back down. By Colin Stevens UPDATE, Feb. 15: The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences has reversed its stance to not air four categories from airing during this year’s Oscars broadcast following an industry-wide outcry. “The Academy has heard the feedback from its membership regarding the Oscar […]

Oscars: Academy To Reverse Decision And Award All Categories On Live Broadcast – Deadline

Oscars: Academy To Reverse Decision And Award All Categories On Live Broadcast - Deadline

Matt Petit/AMPAS/Shutterstock EXCLUSIVE, UPDATED with confirmation of Deadline scoop: The Motion Picture Academy has decided to reverse plans to award the four categories during commercial time — Cinematography, Editing, Make-Up and Hairstyling and Live Action Short — and the winners will be awarded during the live telecast. This become the latest in an Oscarcast that […]

ASC President And Major Cinematographers Request Urgent Meeting With Academy CEO To Reverse Oscar Show Category Moves – Deadline

ASC President And Major Cinematographers Request Urgent Meeting With Academy CEO To Reverse Oscar Show Category Moves - Deadline

Associated Press EXCLUSIVE: The president of the American Society of Cinematographers, Kees van Oostrum, told me today he has requested an urgent meeting with Motion Picture Academy CEO Dawn Hudson, which he says in the works and is awaiting confirmation from AMPAS and is hopeful it will happen as early as this afternoon. He will attend, […]

Academy Clarifies Controversial Plan to Cut Oscar Categories From Broadcast – Rolling Stone

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The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences clarified its controversial plan to not include four Oscar presentations during the live TV broadcast of this year’s Academy Awards, Variety reports. Earlier this week, Academy president John Bailey sparked outrage among members of the entertainment industry when he announced that the Oscars for cinematography, editing, live action […]

Christopher Nolan, Denis Villeneuve, and More Join Protest Against Academy Over Oscars Decision – IndieWire

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More industry heavyweights are joining the protest against the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences following the February 11 announcement of the four Oscars categories that are being moved to the commercial breaks and airing later in the ABC telecast. Over 100 directors and cinematographers signed an open letter published February 13 condemning the Academy […]

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