4/04/2016

How To Qualify Your Documentary for an Academy Award | A WMM Webinar




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WMM's Spring webinar season is in session! Be sure to register for next week's webinar with the Academy! 

Thursday, April 14th | 1:00pm

Winning the Oscar is the Holy Grail for most filmmakers yet understanding Oscar-qualifying process can be a mystifying and mysterious process. WMM is extremely fortunate to be joined by Tom Oyer, Awards Manager at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, who will provide a detailed explanation of the qualifying requirements for Oscar consideration for the Documentary Feature and Short Subject categories. Tom is an expert on all aspects of the documentary and short film categories, including rules, submissions, voting and member engagement and outreach. Find out what you need to do for your film to qualify for Oscar consideration and how to best navigate the process. Join in the conversation and bring your questions.

Register for this webinar!

Don't miss our next webinar, Making Your Screenplay a Success with Susan Kouguell on April 25! Register here

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