CBS News’ “Nightline” has a big scoop this morning about the Best Director Oscar race.
The Academy will vote on the nominees of the “Nightly News” program, which is a program on CBS’ new evening newscast, “CBS This Morning.”
Here’s the scoop: “Night Time News” is the only award show that will decide which movie will receive the best picture Oscar.
So, who will win?
The Academy says the winner will be determined by the following criteria: Written by a movie that has been widely accepted and enjoyed by moviegoers.
Written by an original director who has been nominated for Best Picture, or the leading actor or actress in a major motion picture.
Written and directed by a filmmaker who is a nominee for a Best Picture Academy Award.
Written in the last 12 months by a producer, cinematographer, sound designer, editor, or producer.
Written by an actor, producer, or director who is nominated for a Screen Actor’s Guild Award.
Written and directed in the past 12 months.
“Night Time” will broadcast its awards ceremony live from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences in Los Angeles on May 30, 2017.
We’ll be covering the awards here on “CBS News Sunday Morning.”