• SAG-AFTRA accuses film academy of awards show 'intimidation' regarding Oscars presenters

    5 monthes ago - By Los Angeles Times

    Less than six weeks from the 91st Oscars, the film academy has remained tight-lipped about its plans for the show and whether it will have a host. But Monday, the SAG-AFTRA performers guild said the motion picture academy has been active on the awards show front, alleging that it has been using...
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  • SAG-AFTRA Says Oscars Use ‘Graceless Pressure' on Actors to Sign Awards Presenters

    5 monthes ago - By The Wrap

    SAG-AFTRA confronted the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences in a new statement released Monday, accusing the organization of using “extraordinary and unwarranted pressure” on guild member actors to sign on as exclusive presenters for this year's Oscars while barring them from presenting at the upcoming SAG Awards.
    “We have received multiple reports of these activities and have experienced firsthand the Academy's graceless pressure tactics and attempts to control the awards show talent pipeline,” read the statement. “Awards season is a very special time when actors and actresses...
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  • SAG-AFTRA Rips Movie Academy For Allegedly Keeping Presenters Away From Other Awards Shows

    5 monthes ago - By Deadline

    SAG-AFTRA has called out Oscar organizer the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences about allegedly keeping talent the latter secures as presenters for the Oscarcast away from other awards shows - including apparently the actors' own SAG Awards .
    In an unusually strongly worded statement, the actors union said it has received “multiple reports” of AMPAS exerting “extraordinary and unwarranted pressure on talent to hold them from appearing at other award presentations.”...
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