Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
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That would keep the speeches short OR raise a lot of money for AMPAS—either way, everyone wins.The Oscars: 21 Fixes for the Show So It’s Less Boring|Evan Shapiro|February 20, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Dimasangkay married also Ampas, the sister of Sandab, and begot Umbūrung.Studies in Moro History, Law, and Religion|Najeeb M. Saleeby