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Predict the winners in Oscar contest

Think you know your award-winning movies? Then  why not take a shot at besting the University’s resident film expert by outdoing his Oscar predictions?

DailyNews is once again holding its annual contest for film buffs to submit their Academy Awards picks for a shot at winning some free movie passes.

            Vincent Georgie

The 86th annual Academy Awards will be presented Sunday, March 2. Readers are invited to try to beat business professor Vincent Georgie’s picks by predicting the winners in the following categories:

Best picture, Best director, Best actor, Best actress, Best supporting actor, Best supporting actress, Best original screenplay, Best adapted screenplay, Best visual effects. The tie-breaking category will be best sound mixing. For a complete list of nominees, visit the Oscar website.

The entrant with the most number of correct picks will win free movie passes for the Windsor International Film Festival. In the event of a tie, a winner will be drawn at random.

Georgie, who left yesterday for Hollywood to take part in the Oscar festivities, is called upon regularly by local and national media for his expertise on the marketing of arts and culture.

For the record, here are his predictions: best picture Gravity; best director Alfonso Cuaron, Gravity; best actor, Matthew McConaughey, Dallas Buyers Club; best actress, Cate Blanchett, Blue Jasmine; best supporting actor Jared Leto, Dallas Buyers Club; best supporting actress Lupita Nyong’o, 12 Years A Slave; best original screenplay Her; best adapted screenplay Philomena; best visual effects Gravity; best sound mixing Gravity.

Send an e-mail with your picks to uofwnews@uwindsor.ca by 4 p.m. today.

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