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How to Accept an Oscar Properly in 11 Easy Steps

How to Accept an Oscar Properly in 11 Easy Steps

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Feb. 21 2015 7:45 AM

How to Accept an Oscar Properly

Eleven easy steps.

LOS ANGELES, CA - MARCH 23: Oscar winners Matt Damon (L) and Ben Affleck hold the awards they won for best original screenplay for the film 'Good Will Hunting' which the two wrote during the 70th Annual Academy Awards 23 March in Los Angeles. (Photo credit should read HAL GARB/AFP/Getty Images)

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After months of luncheons, special screenings, absurd ad campaigns, and the general surrender of their dignity, four actors will win Academy Awards on Sunday night. But what then? In the video above, we offer some unsolicited but necessary advice for how the Oscar-recipients-to-be should handle their big moment.  

Anne Marie Lindemann is a video producer and designer based on New York.