Oscar voters overwhelmingly white, male

Oscar voters overwhelmingly white, male

Oscar voters overwhelmingly white, male

Oscar voters overwhelmingly white, male

When the names of the winners are revealed in the Oscar night, give way to tension months tears, smiles, and speeches. Do but when the curtain falls, remains a question: who is voting?

Some 37 million people tuned the Academy last year awards and many rides on the outcome of the sample. Win a golden statuette to stardom, vault can be an actor of a movie box office and add millions to stimulate a prestige Studios. The list of 5.765 all voting members of the Academy of Arts and Sciences is still a well-kept secret.
Even within the film industry Academy composition surrounds intense speculation and how influences be nominated and win Oscars. The organization does not publish a list of members.

Oscar voters overwhelmingly white, male

“I have to say,” said the Member of the Academy, Viola Davis, actress nominated this year for “the help”. “Even I don’t know who is a member of the Academy.”

A study of the Los Angeles Times found that they can suggest the Academy voters significantly less diverse than the public and act even more monolithic than many in the film industry. The Oscar voters are almost 94% Caucasian and 77% men, The Times found. Blacks are about 2% of the Academy, and Latinos are less than 2%.