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Screen Actors Guild slams film academy for Oscar tactics

5 days ago   |   By My Sanantonio

NEW YORK - The Screen Actors Guild is calling on the film academy to stop preventing stars from appearing on award shows before the Oscars.
In an unusually critical statement Monday, SAG said it has received multiple reports that the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is pressuring actors to appear only at next month's Academy Awards. Several award shows occur before that, including SAG's own Screen Actors Guild Awards on January 27.
SAG says that limiting its members from other awards shows "is utterly outrageous and unacceptable." The actors union is asking the academy "to cease...
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SAG-AFTRA Rips Movie Academy For Allegedly Keeping Presenters Away From Other Awards Shows

5 days 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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