Careers: Acting, Performing, Directing/Oscar Academy Awards.


Dear Peter‎‎

The Oscar Awards are given to different categories viz Best Film, Best Director, Best Actor/Actress, Best Story etc

Among the final films selected for Oscar nominations, it would be difficult for the panel of judges to nominate and select the film

For example : Oscar Awards nominated to Film "Gandhi" in different categories viz Best Director, Best Film, Best Supporting role etc.

Can you tell us if you are one of the panel members and would like
to nominate a Oscar Award to a Film, how will you select among 3-5 films finalists ?. i.e. Criteria.

Awaiting your reply,

Thanks & Regards,
Prashant S Akerkar

Impossible to be very helpful here, I'm afraid.
Each panel member has different personal reasons for voting for an award -- personal, political, and artistic.
In addition, each panellist is subjected to pressure from the outside, both obvious and subtle, direct and through intermediaries.
This mystery is part of the atraction of the Ocscars and feeds many office arguments.

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