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Hollywood Stars Wore Blue Ribbons to the Oscars for This Incredible Reason

"Who ever thought we'd be fashion icons?" the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) tweeted during the 89th Academy Awards: Who ever thought we'd... Read More »

Where Were All the Women At the Oscars?

If you tuned in to watch the 89th Academy Awards on Sunday night, you may have noticed the striking shortage of female nominees and winners. While thi... Read More »

9 Oscar Moments That Inspire Us to #BEBOLD

The 89th Academy Awards ceremony took place Sunday in an night filled with excitement, surprises, and history-making moments. From MAKER and hidden fi... Read More »

The Oscars: Then and Now

We've come a long way since the first Academy Award ceremony was first held in 1929. MAKERS is taking a look at one of the most surprising truths abou... Read More »

Here Are All the Female Nominees to Watch at the Oscars

With so many powerful women making history and taking home coveted titles at award shows this season, the MAKERS team is looking forward to seeing thi... Read More »

Oscar Nominations 2016: The 10 Biggest Snubs and Surprises

Now that the rush of Thursday morning's Oscar nominations announcement is behind us, we can take the time to breathe and figure out what we just saw.... Read More »

The 86th Academy Awards: The gender breakdown

The Academy Awards are an exciting event, not only for people in the film industry, but also for its spectators. From the "who wore what" to acceptanc... Read More »

The Strength of 1963 Oscar Winner Patricia Neal in the Words of Her Daughter

One of the many amazing things about gathering this collection of stories from the MAKERS in America is hearing about their legacy. In this case, we u... Read More »