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Academy members will get one extra day to complete their nominations ballots, be they online or on paper. On Monday, news came that the deadline for filing is now this coming Friday (Jan. 4) at 5 p.m. Pt. -Insertgroups:8- As academy COO Ric Robertson explained in the statement, "By extending the voting deadline we are providing every opportunity available to make the transition to online balloting as smooth as possible. We’re grateful to our global membership for joining us in this process.” However, the statement also notes that the online system of voting will go dark for two hours after the original deadline of 5 p.m. Pt on Jan. 3, reopening at 7 p.m. Pt.  Online voting for Oscar nominations kicked off on Dec. 17 at 8 a.m. Pt. To ensure that all of the 5,856 voting members (73 more than last year) have their say, paper ballots were sent to everyone who »

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