LOS ANGELES, Jan 31 (Reuters) – Hollywood’s movement image academy is not going to revoke the sudden greatest actress nomination for “To Leslie” star Andrea Riseborough, the group’s chief government mentioned on Tuesday after a evaluate of an aggressive marketing campaign on her behalf.
Riseborough was nominated for greatest actress for taking part in an alcoholic single mom within the little-seen movie, a shock to awards pundits who had not anticipated her to be within the combine.
The shock nomination sparked questions on whether or not a marketing campaign for Riseborough had violated lobbying guidelines set by the Academy of Movement Image Arts and Sciences. A number of A-list stars posted social media feedback touting her efficiency.
On Tuesday, Academy CEO Invoice Kramer mentioned the group “has decided the exercise in query doesn’t rise to the extent that the movie’s nomination must be rescinded.”
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“Nonetheless, we did uncover social media and outreach campaigning ways that brought on concern. These ways are being addressed with the accountable events immediately,” Kramer added.
The academy limits how studios can attain out to voters, how usually and what they will say in any communications as a part of their Oscars campaigns.
Winners of the Academy Awards can be introduced on March 12.
Reporting by Lisa Richwine; enhancing by Jonathan Oatis
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