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Steven Spielberg attends the 55th Annual Cinema Audio Society Awards at the InterContinental Los Angeles Downtown on February 16, 2019 in Los Angeles, California.
Netflix and other streaming platforms solidified their stature in the movie industry Tuesday when the Academy of Motion Picture and Arts and Sciences voted to maintain their eligibility for the Academy Awards. The Academy said that at least a seven-day theatrical run in a Los Angeles theater is considered an Oscar.
Amblin's Spielberg's production company and the talent agency representing him did not immediately respond to requests for comment from CNBC.
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