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Unmasking the Oscar voter

A 2012 L.A. Times study of Oscar voters found that their demographics are much less diverse than the moviegoing public. Academy leaders said they wanted to diversify.

2016 UPDATE: 91% white. 76% male. Changing the face of Oscar voters will take dramatic action >>

  • Motion picture academy invites 176 new members

    Motion picture academy invites 176 new members

    This post has been updated, as indicated below. The  Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences invited 176 new members into the organization on Friday, including Octavia Spencer, Terrence Malick, Matthew McConaughey, Kristen Wiig, Kerry Washington, Will Packer, Wong Kar Wai and Michelle Yeoh. A...

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