Emmy Awards will kill off DVD screeners for good in 2020

Today’s dispatch from the bureau of “Wait, they were still doing that?” comes from the Television Academy of Arts and Sciences. Deadline Hollywood is reporting that the people behind the Emmy Awards has decided to phase out the distribution of screener DVDs from its nominations process. In its place, the service will adopt a new […]

How Oscar Screeners Were Accidentally Invented By a Desperate Director

It’s a privilege only a select few know: the dingy envelope, the annoying watermark, the prestigious movies that can be watched comfortably at home. The coveted Oscar screeners. Screeners have been a staple of the Academy Awards circuit for decades now, but does anyone know how it started? It turns out it all began with […]