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Should movies produced for streaming platforms be eligible for awards? Show more Show less
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In recent years it has become more and more common for movies produced for streaming platforms (like Netflix, Amazon and Hulu) to be nominated for prestigious awards like Oscars or Golden Globes. However, some argue that these are not cinematic art like movies released through major studios and therefore should be ineligible. Are movies released by streaming platforms on the same level as major studios?

Yes, a movie is a movie they should all be eligible for awards Show more Show less

The commonly understood definition of a movie is a story of moving images presented on a screen; therefore, they should all be able to get awards.
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New filmmakers benefit from the accessibility of streaming platforms

Those trying to break into the film industry have been forced to compete against their cohorts at Cannes and Sundance for recognition and wide distribution. Streaming services have allowed for a fairer approach. In the interest of supporting rising talents, awards should acknowledge these platforms.

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