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Lifetime voting rights reframed; new governor seats added and committees restructuredGoal to double number of diverse members by 2020In a unanimous vote Thursday night (1/21), the Board of Governors of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences approved a sweeping series of substantive changes designed to make the Academy’s membership, its governing bodies, and its voting members significantly more diverse.  The Board’s goal is to commit to doubling the number of women and diverse members of the Academy by 2020.“The Academy is going to lead and not wait for the industry to catch up...
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 Final voting for the Oscars will open on Friday, February 14, at 8 a.m. PT and close on Tuesday, February 25, at 5 p.m. PT, the Academy announced today.Academy members may vote online or cast paper ballots. The accounting firm of PricewaterhouseCoopers will tabulate and verify the results.Awards for outstanding film achievements of 2013 will be presented on Oscar Sunday, March 2, 2014, at the Dolby Theatre® at Hollywood & Highland Center® and televised live on the ABC Television Network.  The Oscars, produced by Craig Zadan and Neil Meron, also will be televised live in more...
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