31 December 2012 2:32 PM, PST | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has extended the deadline for members to vote for Oscar nominations by one day to Friday, January 4, 2013, 5.p.m. Pt.  (The original date was Thursday, January 3, 5 p.m. Pt).  Members may vote online or submit a paper ballot.  Any votes received after the deadline will not be counted. This comes after some controversy surrounding the online voting process, where many members complained was problematic. This is the first year the Academy is providing its membership the opportunity to vote online. “By extending the voting deadline we are providing every opportunity available to make the transition to online balloting as smooth as possible,” said Ric Robertson, Academy COO, in a statement.  “We’re grateful to our global membership for joining us in this process.” In order to »

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