Actress Jennifer Lawrence and academy President Tom Sherak announce Oscar nominees on Jan. 24, 2012. June 29, 2012, on the academy making progress on diversity: "We've been trying to figure out ways how we as the academy can deal with diversity. And I think we are getting there. We give scholarships. We give internships. How do we increase that? It's about getting them into the business. There is no question in my mind that once they are in this business and start loving it the way the people in this business love it, they will become academy members. You have to earn it. And I think that will happen over time. It's not going to happen overnight."
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