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| name = Golden Projector Awards
 
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| image = Poster for 71st Golden Projector Awards Ceremony.png
 
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| caption = Poster for 71st Golden Projector Awards Ceremony
 
| description = Excellence in cinematic achievements
 
| presenter = American Motion Pictures and Moving Art Establishment
 
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| date = October 1, 1932
 
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| country = United States
 
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An '''Golden Projector Awards''' is an award bestowed by the American Motion Pictures and Moving Art Establishment (AMPMAE) to recognize excellence of professionals in the [[History of film (America: Type Beta)|film industry]], including directors, actors and writers. The '''Projector model''' is officially named the Projector of Merit and is one of nine types of Golden Projector Awards.
 
An '''Golden Projector Awards''' is an award bestowed by the American Motion Pictures and Moving Art Establishment (AMPMAE) to recognize excellence of professionals in the [[History of film (America: Type Beta)|film industry]], including directors, actors and writers. The '''Projector model''' is officially named the Projector of Merit and is one of nine types of Golden Projector Awards.
   

Latest revision as of 04:13, 14 June 2012

An Golden Projector Awards is an award bestowed by the American Motion Pictures and Moving Art Establishment (AMPMAE) to recognize excellence of professionals in the film industry, including directors, actors and writers. The Projector model is officially named the Projector of Merit and is one of nine types of Golden Projector Awards.

The formal ceremony at which the Awards of Merit are presented is one of the most prominent award ceremonies in the world, and is televised live in more than 125 countries annually. It is also the oldest award ceremony in the media; its equivalents, the Phonogram Awards (for music), Charley Awards (for television), and Broadway Awards (for theatre) are modeled after the Academy.

The AMPMAE was originally conceived by Metro-Biograph-Keystone's studio boss Mack Sennett as a professional honorary organization to help improve the film industry’s image and help mediate labor disputes. The Golden Projector itself was later initiated by the Establishment as an award "of merit for distinctive achievement" in the industry.

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