When Oscar Met Twitter

When Oscar Met Twitter

July 22, 2013

Here at Waggener Edstrom, we’re big movie fans. To get ready for the 84th Academy Awards taking place this Sunday, we used our WE twendz pro® analytics service to examine the conversation on Twitter around the nominees. Source

Women at the Oscars

Women at the Oscars

July 9, 2013

After hunting down the outfits worn by Best Actress and Best Supporting Actress Nominees from 1990-2011, we’ve figured out which tresses and dresses are most and least likely to walk home with an Oscar. Using all the silhouettes, colors, designers, and hairstyles, we’ve formed a few basic categories and figured out the most popular trends […]

The 84th Annual Academy Awards

The 84th Annual Academy Awards

June 20, 2013

The 84th Academy Awards ceremony, hosted by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS), honored the best films of 2011. The ceremony took place on February 26, 2012, at the Hollywood and Highland Center in Hollywood, California, and was televised live in the United States on ABC. Source

Which Film has the Twitter Buzz

Which Film has the Twitter Buzz

May 15, 2013

Midnight in Paris has the most vocal of its fans with 19.2% of its total tweets in the past week expressing supporting sentiment for it to win at this year’s Oscars. The Artist dominating share of tweets is not surprising but Hugo’s buzz position is surprisingly high considering it has the least percentage support of […]

The Oscars: Social Goes to the Movies

The Oscars: Social Goes to the Movies

May 11, 2013

On Sunday, Hollywood’s most talented will grip their statuettes and thank the Academy – but what about the ticket-paying, popcorn-munching, movie-loving public? Source

Breaking Down Oscar

Breaking Down Oscar

April 22, 2013

Oscar buzz is approaching a fever pitch, with the Academy Awards just a few short weeks away. This also means that it’s almost time for Oscar parties. Would you like to impress your fellow party-goers with some obscure knowledge about the Academy Awards and the Oscar? Source

The Oscars vs The Super Bowl

The Oscars vs The Super Bowl

March 26, 2013

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Everything You Wanted to Know About The Oscars

Everything You Wanted to Know About The Oscars

March 19, 2013

This infographic examines everything you ever wanted to know about the Oscar’s and a few fun facts that you may have never wanted to know either. Some of the fun facts highlighted include who has won the most Oscars, the youngest winner, and the longest acceptance speech. Source

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Predicting The Oscars

February 19, 2013

The Academy Awards is like the Super Bowl for actors. It is a major event in the entertainment industry and people place bets on who will take home the golden statue just like they pick Super Bowl brackets. This infographic looks at the public’s predictions for who will take home the prize in 2010. Source

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Social Anatomy of a Best Picture Winner

January 10, 2013

What social factors contributed to The Artist taking home Best Picture at the 2012 Academy Awards? Source

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The Oscars versus the Critics

January 9, 2013

This infographic shows the gap between movie critics’ favorite movies of 2011 and the movies that ended up receiving Academy Award nominations. Source

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The Oscars as Told on Twitter

December 31, 2012

Multitasking while watching tv is fairly common these days and a growing favorite is to live tweet during a major event. There perhaps is no better example of this than during the 83rd annual Academy Awards. Were you just sharing your one liners about James Franco with the people in the room, or did you […]