Jeff Bezos' big goal for Amazon Studios next year? An Oscar.

Jeff Bezos’ big goal for Amazon Studios next year? An Oscar.

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Jeff Bezos has a belated holiday wish for Amazon.

The CEO of the Seattle-based ecommerce giant is hoping Amazon Studios — the company’s original content division — will win the highest honor in Hollywood: an Academy Award.

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“We want to win an Oscar,” he told German newspaper Die Welt in a recent interview. “Amazon has already won Golden Globes and Emmys. Our current target is to produce 16 home movies a year.”

The interview comes after several Emmy wins for hit show Transparent, a slew of Golden Globe nominations and some Oscar buzz geared toward the studio’s first film Chi-Raq. Read more…

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Jeff Bezos’ big goal for Amazon Studios next year? An Oscar.