Your support makes MPR News possible. Give Now Screen Time: What it takes to win an Oscar The Daily Circuit 11:50 AM · Feb 19, 2014 Listen Story audio 9min 35sec What goes into a campaign to win an Oscar? Does Minnesota's Barkhad Abdi have a realistic shot at Best Supporting Actor, especially after winning a BAFTA for his role in Captain Phillips? For your edification, here are the Academy rules. For your entertainment, here is a printable ballot.