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2016-2017 Build By Guild: How to Create a Best Picture Nominee

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It’s baaaaack! The Build By Guild: How to Create a Best Picture Nominee chart is up and running once again. We know what it takes to get nominated by each of the individual branches of the Academy but it’s always helpful to know what the guilds are supporting first. Not only does it keep something in the running or out ...

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Mad Max, The Big Short, Inside Out Win ACE Eddie Awards

'Mad Max: Fury Road'

  Not a lot of surprises at last night ACE Eddie Awards where Max Max: Fury Road, The Big Short and Inside Out took the top honors in the Drama, Comedy and Animated categories for Best Edited Feature Films. Amy won the Documentary category. Mad Max: Fury Road and The Big Short will go head to head for the Film ...

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Build By Guild: How to Create a Best Picture Winner

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  Now that the Oscar nominations are out and the guilds (as well as groups like the Golden Globes and BFCA have announced) are underway, the race is starting to take shape. Or, in the case of this season, taking a left turn and changing the race entirely. This weekend, The Big Short bested BFCA winner Spotlight, Golden Globe winner ...

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Build By Guild: How to Create a Best Picture Nominee

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  Anne Thompson often says (and I’m paraphrasing) that it takes support from all branches to really make a Best Picture nominee and I agree. While actors make up the majority of the voters in the Academy (1,138, to be exact), when a film has the support of the film editors, the cinematographers and the sound people to build those numbers ...

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American Sniper Shoots Down Selma in ACE Eddie Nominations

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Now that the haze of champagne has worn off, it’s time to get back to business. It’s guilds time! Kicking off the industry’s parade of branch-specific awards today was the American Cinema Editors guild, who released their nominations in four categories today for the award with the cutest name of the season, the ACE Eddie Award. The most important ones ...

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