Academy Awards: How much does it cost to win an Oscar? A whole lotta dough Here are 5 important things to know as Oscar countdown begins in earnest: 1. It’s damned expensive. Variety has estimated the cost of an Academy Award to be between three and 10 million bucks — for those studios pushing for a Best Movie Oscar. Just the cost of sending out those special copies of the film to voters is in the neighbourhood of $300,000. Then there are the print and TV ads, billboards and all the rest of the ‘For Your Consideration’ items to be paid for; now factor in the balls, parties and teas to be laid on for voters, the special screenings with the stars in attendance and all the rest of the heavy schmooze required to curry favour. * Academy Awards: How much does it cost to win an Oscar? A whole ... http://www.torontosun.com/2017/01/3...s-it-cost-to-win-an-oscar-a-whole-lotta-dough - 218k - Cached - Similar pages Jan 30, 2017 ... Like most men, Oscar has a couple of dirty little secrets.