Infographics: Things to Keep in Mind before the Oscars

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A little perspective always helps when trying to process the inevitable shock and disappointment that awaits you tonight. Click on the images to view a larger version. Infographics have been pulled from Lee & Lows Books Blog, the Los Angeles Times’ fascinating (and depressing) 2011 research of the Academy, and Empire.

In short, the average Academy member is rich, white, male and over the age of 60.

Academy Awards Infographic 18 24 - FINAL - REVISED 2-24-2014

This is where most Academy members live. Once again, they’re predominantly white, over the age of 60 and male.

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And now, some rather trivial statistics.

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