[globaloutlookDH-l] DH Awards

James Cummings James.Cummings at it.ox.ac.uk
Tue Feb 4 09:42:02 MST 2014


On 04/02/14 16:39, Bordalejo, Barbara wrote:
> Isabel hits the target here. I was also puzzled by the
> non-English. So much so, that I thought of The Artist: only a
> foreign silent film can be nominated for best picture. As
> always, I am aware that there is no deliberate attempt to
> exclude and also, as always, I know that this is not
> necessary.  The question is what can be done about it. My
> suggestion would be to eliminate the non-English category and
> to make a conscious effort to widen the spectrum of
> submissions. Providing clear guidelines of what the committee
> is looking for (up to date sites, new developments, classics)
> is absolutely necessary.

All sound like good ideas.

> Thank you, James, for taking the time to give details of the
> fate of some submissions. It helps to know what happened.

I'm happy to respond to any individual enquiry.  I don't email 
all the rejected nominations simply due to time constraints.

-James

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Dr James Cummings, James.Cummings at it.ox.ac.uk
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