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The 84th Academy Awards ceremony, hosted by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS), will honor the best films of 2011. The ceremony will take place on February 26, 2012 (4:00 p.m. PST, 7:00 p.m. EST), at the Kodak Theatre in Hollywood, California.
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Watch Oscar Awards online. There might also be a Mars/Venus aspect. During separate conversations, two notable female filmmakers — Phyllida Lloyd, who steered Meryl Streep in The Iron Lady, and Debra Granik, who directed Winter's Bone, a best picture Oscar nominee last year — said their sensibilities frequently differ from some of their industry counterparts.
Watch Oscar Awards 2012 live. "I feel often that I'm seeing things upside down and back-to-front (versus) how the boys are seeing them," says Lloyd, whose first film was big-budget musical Mamma Mia! "Perhaps just by dint of what we're passionate about, it's harder to franchise our thoughts."
Watch Oscar Awards 2012 online. Granik, an independent filmmaker prone to tackling gritty stories about life on the margins, says the subjects that inspire her have been deemed "unmarketable" by some. But gender might have nothing to do with that.
Watch Oscar Awards online."I have to struggle to find a way to be accessible, and I have to find creative, visionary, smaller-scale financiers who literally, on a cultural level, want to see diversity in storytelling," she says. "I still want to bring actors to the screen that haven't been seen before. Who can bank on that financially?"
Oscar Awards 2012 live stream. And then there's the familiar matter that comes up in any conversation about why women haven't ascended more quickly in their fields: because some ratchet back professional pursuits to make time for family.
Oscar Awards live stream. In an interview last fall to promote her first directorial effort, Higher Ground, actress and mother Vera Farmiga said she wants to direct again, but, "It's going to be a rare occasion for me to do that because I want to direct my children."
Watch Oscar Awards 2012 online.Still, some films made by women or focused on female experiences have generated chatter during this awards season: Lloyd's Iron Lady; Bridesmaids, written by Oscar-nominated Annie Mumolo and Kristen Wiig.
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“I've met a lot of people on this wonderful circuit,” agrees Spencer, though she’s happy to retain a little awe in her encounters. “It's just a bunch of really normal people who happen to be named Glenn Close and George Clooney and Brad Pitt. And sometimes you just find yourself kind of ogling them – and I still do. But they've been very gracious throughout this whole thing. I think I've kind of mauled everyone thus far.”
Sometimes encounters with the stars you revere go swimmingly, as in “Descendants” director Alexander Payne’s scenario: “I was at the Golden Globes a couple weeks ago and met Meryl Streep, and it was a thrill for 45 seconds to have those laughing eyes look at me,” Payne recalls. “And I did tell her 'Many people in this room tonight are slinging around versions of this phrase, but I'd love to get my mitts on you someday.' And she laughed and she took it in the spirit in which I offered it. That was a thrill for me. I do get star-struck from time to time. And I had 45 seconds of being star-struck meeting Meryl Streep.”