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Oscar statue at the Samuel Goldwyn Theater on February 05, 2020 in Beverly Hills, California.

If you love movies, gear up and get ready to apply for your dream job! CableTV.com is looking for one lucky film buff to watch the films that won the Best Picture Oscar from the past 21 years in celebration of the upcoming 93rd Academy Awards.

They’re offering to pay $2,021 for the one-month time allowance to watch 21 of the Best Picture winners from 2000–2020 and share your thoughts about each film on your social media. Based on each film’s run time, this temp job should last around 46 hours, earning you $43.86 an hour if selected! Not too shabby of a payout for watching critically acclaimed films.

The requirements for interested applicants are: you must be a film fanatic, an active social media user, 18+ years of age, and eligible to work in the United States. The gig is remote, so there’s no dress code, but if you have film-fan gear, the site suggests that “will do nicely.”

Here’s the list of the Best Picture winners from the last 21 years:

2020 – Parasite (132 min.)
2019 – Green Book (130 min.)
2018 – The Shape of Water (123 min.)
2017 – Moonlight (111 min.)
2016 – Spotlight (129 min.)
2015 – Birdman (120 min.)
2014 – 12 Years a Slave (134 min.)
2013 – Argo (130 min.)
2012 – The Artist (114 min.)
2011 – The King’s Speech (119 min.)
2010 – The Hurt Locker (131 min.)
2009 – Slumdog Millionaire (123 min.)
2008 – No Country for Old Men (123 min.)
2007 – The Departed (151 min.)
2006 – Crash (115 min.)
2005 – Million Dollar Baby (133 min.)
2004 – The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (201 min.)
2003 – Chicago (113 min.)
2002 – A Beautiful Mind (140 min.)
2001 – Gladiator (171 min.)
2000 – American Beauty (122 min.)

In addition to the $2,021 payout, you’ll get the following supplies for your movie binge:

$100 Amazon gift card for film rentals (or purchases)
$100 Grubhub gift card
Oscar statue replica
Red carpet runner
4 boxes of microwave popcorn

To apply, send a 100-word pitch telling them why, “out of all the movie-lovin’ couch creatures in the world, you’re special,” along with the following information:

First and last name
Email address
Your favorite movie
Where you usually watch movies
A link to your most-used social media platform
Whether you’re over 18 and a legal resident of the United States

The closing date for applications will be Friday, April 16th at 11:59 PM MT.

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