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Why Are The Oscars Called Oscars? How The Academy Award Prize Got Its Nickname
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Why Are The Oscars Called Oscars? How The Academy Award Prize Got Its Nickname

September 13th, 2017 | by Sidomex
Ever wonder why the Academy Awards are called the Oscars?   For this commentator, the answer is not really, because for some reason, most notably due to his contribution to literature, I had always assumed that the nickname...
Cinematographer John Bailey is Oscars’ new chief
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Cinematographer John Bailey is Oscars’ new chief

August 11th, 2017 | by Sidomex
Hollywood has a new de facto mayor: cinematographer John Bailey, who was elected to a one-year term as president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences on Tuesday night.   LOS ANGELES (NYTimes) – The...
For Kemi Adetiba, the future is winning an Oscar
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For Kemi Adetiba, the future is winning an Oscar

August 4th, 2017 | by Sidomex
Nigerian filmmaker Kemi Adetiba was a guest on this week’s episode of CNN’s African Voices. An alumna of New York Films Academy, the Wedding Party director provided insights into her career, her next moves and why the...
Of Halle Berry, the Academy Awards and diversity
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Of Halle Berry, the Academy Awards and diversity

July 2nd, 2017 | by Sidomex
Halle Berry, the only black woman to win an Oscar for Best Actress, says the award that she won at the 74th Academy Awards in 2002 award means ‘nothing’ now. The actress reportedly made the declaration in an interview with...
PricewaterhouseCooper gets to keep job – continues accounting for Academy Award
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PricewaterhouseCooper gets to keep job – continues accounting for Academy Award

March 31st, 2017 | by Sidomex
It looks like all’s well that ends well for the accounting firm after its goof with the Academic Award Best Picture winner during the Award ceremony last February, but there’s a caveat – PwC people will no longer be...