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Awards Daily Simulated Oscar Ballot extension

Awards Daily Simulated Oscar Ballot extension

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[UPDATE: Voting hours extended. Rob Y confirms we can keep the ballot open until Wednesday January 18, 12 midnight PST.] You have until midnight Jan 18th to cast your votes. Here’s the original invitation outlining the appropriate attitude to approach the ballot.

Awards Daily simulated Oscar nominations ballot

Awards Daily simulated Oscar nominations ballot

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Here’s your VIP ballot for the Awards Daily simulated Oscar nominations. Our annual project to help us get a better grasp of the task Academy members face each year. Rob Y has done another bang-up job building the ballot framework. To simplify matters, for most categories you need only click your selections in a drop-down menu, choosing your candidates according to each of their respective film titles. It gets a…

Your Oscar Ballot: Awards Daily Readers' Winners!

Your Oscar Ballot: Awards Daily Readers' Winners!

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(click here to view the full 9 rounds of voting.) Rob’s charts are so detailed and self-explanatory, there’s no need for editorializing aside from saying: Awards Daily Readers have a voice! Full results in all categories and complete demographic data after the cut.

Stacking the deck: reassigning preferential ballots

Stacking the deck: reassigning preferential ballots

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Rob has finished tabulating the results of the Awards Daily Simulated Oscar Ballot. We’ll have the numbers posted early Saturday morning, along with his detailed charts showing the internal breakdown of votes in each category. Here’s one set of numbers Rob ran for us that might be interesting as an overnight appeteaser. The question has been raised many times this season about how ballots cast for Best Picture will be…

Awards Daily Simulated Oscar Ballot: Final Fantasy

Awards Daily Simulated Oscar Ballot: Final Fantasy

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Awards Daily’s master tabulator Rob has finished polishing the algorithms for this year’s 2nd Annual Simulate Oscar Ballot Experiment. Already we’ve agreed to rethink some of our original intentions to better reflect the spirit of fun we all hope to find in our ideal Oscar experience. So this year for the final round we’re tossing out all the vague and unwieldy instructions to guess what an AMPAS member might do,…