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The Academy Announces New Representation and Inclusion Standards for “Best Picture” Category

HOLLYWOOD, CA - FEBRUARY 24: In this handout provided by A.M.P.A.S., Oscar statues are seen backstage during the 91st Annual Academy Awards at the Dolby Theatre on February 24, 2019 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Matt Petit - Handout/A.M.P.A.S. via Getty Images)

If a film wants to be nominated for “Best Picture” at the most prestigious awards show, The Academy Awards, then they will have to follow the all-new standards set by the academy.

For a film to be considered for “Best Picture”, it must include 2 of the 4 standards now listed (below).

The new inclusion and diversity standards for “Best Picture” nominees will begin in 2024.


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