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  Academy Award - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Academy Awards, commonly known as The Oscars, are one of the most prominent film awards in the United States.
The awards were first given at a banquet in the Blossom Room of the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel on May 16, 1929 but there was little suspense since the winners of the awards had already been announced three months earlier on February 18.
The awards night itself is an elaborate extravaganza, with the invited guests walking up the red carpet in the creations of the most prominent fashion designers of the day.
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 Academy Award
The Academy Awards (often better known as Oscars) are the most prominent film award in the United States.
Academy Awards are nicknamed "Oscars", which is also the nickname of the statuette (the name is said to have been born when Academy librarian Margaret Herrick saw the statuette on a table and said: "It looks just like my uncle Oscar!").
The awards night itself is an elaborate extravaganza, with the invited guests walking up the red carpet in the creations of the most prominent fashion designers (who usually loan them to the stars to gain publicity).
www.brainyencyclopedia.com /encyclopedia/a/ac/academy_award.html   (799 words)

  
 71st Academy Awards   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
The 71st Academy Awards® ceremony took place at Los Angeles County Music Center, and was Whoopi Goldberg's third time hosting the Awards.
The Academy Award ceremony ran extremely long, due largely to extended acceptance speeches.
The 71st Academy Awards saw the show's first "official" pre-show, as the Academy attempted to compete with the likes of E's Joan Rivers and other red carpet denizens.
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 Academy Award - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
The Academy Awards, commonly known as The Oscars, are the most prominent film awards in the world.
The awards night itself is an elaborate extravaganza, with the invited guests walking up the red carpet in the creations of the most prominent fashion designers.
Academy Award, Scientific or Technical – 1931 to present at three levels
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 OSCAR.com - 77th Annual Academy Awards   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
The first 15 Award presentations were banquet affairs held first in the Blossom Room, then at the Ambassador and Biltmore hotels.
The 16th Awards ceremony was held at Grauman's Chinese Theater and was covered by network radio for the first time and broadcast overseas to American GI's.
ACADEMY AWARD(S)®, OSCAR(S)®, OSCAR NIGHT® and OSCAR® statuette design mark are the registered trademarks and service marks, and the OSCAR® statuette the copyrighted property, of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
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 73rd Academy Awards   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
The 73rd Academy Awards® ceremony was the last to take place at the Los Angeles Shrine Auditorium.
It was hosted by first-time host Steve Martin, who was nominated for an Emmy Award for his presentation.
Notable films receiving Academy Awards at the ceremony included Gladiator, which received 12 nominations and 5 awards, and Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon, which received 10 nominations and 4 awards.
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 History of the Academy Awards Ceremony
The first Academy Awards were presented on May 16, 1929 at a private dinner held at the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel.
The Awards ceremonies were held in the Ambassador and Biltmore hotels until 1942, after which the accompanying banquet was discontinued.
The 1968 ceremonies were postponed for two days out of respect for the funeral of Dr. Martin Luther King that was to be held on the same day.
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 History of the Academy Awards 1 - Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
The 26th Annual Academy Awards, held on March 25, 1954 from the Pantages Theatre in Hollywood.
For 15 years the Academy Awards Presentations were banquet affairs held, after the first in the Blossom Room, at the Ambassador and Biltmore hotels.
The 16th Awards ceremony was held at Grauman's Chinese Theatre and was covered by network radio for the first time and broadcast overseas to American GIs.
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 History of the Academy Awards Ceremony   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
For fifteen years the Academy Awards (1st-15th) were banquet affairs held, after the first in the Blossom Room, at the Ambassador Hotel and at the Biltmore Hotel.
Two were awarded for the 1927/28 year: one went to Warner Bros. for producing the pioneer talking picture, The Jazz Singer, and the other went to Charlie Chaplin for producing, directing, writing, and starring in The Circus.
The Awards ceremony was postponed from April 8 to April 10 in 1968 out of respect for Dr. Martin Luther King, who had been assassinated a few days before the Awards presentation, and whose funeral was held on the day set for the Awards.
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 IMDb: Academy Awards, USA   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
The Academy Award (Oscar) is the main national film award in the USA.
The most popular story is that Margaret Herrick, an Academy employee and eventual executive director, remarked that the statuette resembled her Uncle Oscar, and the Academy staff began to refer to it by that name.
The Academy Awards ceremonies are commonly named after their according year of eligibility of films.
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 Oscar Night | The New York Times
Allen left the establishment at 12:15 A.M., before the awards he was up for were announced, making his way with some embarrassment through a crowd of photographers and running through a next-door lobby to a waiting car dressed in a combat jacket and plaid shirt.
Panavision rejected a Class II award for its Panaflex camera and insisted that the camera was worthy of a Class I award.
The awards show itself was a return to the opulence and glamour of years past after the deliberately austere show produced last year by William Friedkin, director of "The Exorcist." It opened with a lavish production number starring Debbie Reynolds and 30 dancers.
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 The 72nd Academy Awards Ceremonies
Oscar ceremonies were a long but generally tasteful presentation of the most tasteless movie awards in the history of The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
First time Academy Awards producers Richard and Lili Zanuck tried to streamline the ceremonies by cutting the dance numbers (The Gap picked up West Side Story dance numbers for its commercials) and curbing the long acceptance speeches of years past.
This request seemed disingenuous in the midst of an Academy Awards ceremony which was shoving diversity down America’s throat while cutting away at everything that is moral, decent and true.
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 Oscar Night: the Academy Awards Show   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
It's Oscar Night, that dazzling evening when the prestigious Academy Awards are presented for the year's best achievements in motion pictures.
But if you're willing to wait long enough, you can be among those lucky few in the bleachers outside the Shrine who get to watch the celebrities as they arrive in their limousines and walk up the red carpet into the auditorium.
Custom designed to meet the Academy's needs, with camera positions built-in, the new venue was built to be the perfect location for the annual awards show.
www.seeing-stars.com /Awards/OscarNight.shtml   (1860 words)

  
 The Academy Awards | Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
The Academy Awards Presentation is also the activity that enables the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences to maintain its varied year-round calendar of programs and events and a wide-ranging educational and cultural agenda.
All voting for Academy Awards is conducted by secret ballot and tabulated by the international auditing firm of PricewaterhouseCoopers.
Because the Academy numbers among its members the ablest artists and craftsmen in the motion picture world, the Oscar represents the best achievements of the year in the opinion of those who themselves reside at the top of their craft.
www.oscars.org /academyawards   (235 words)

  
 Academy Awards Web Sites
ACADEMY AWARDS®, OSCAR(S)®, OSCAR NIGHT®, and the OSCAR® design mark are the trademarks and service marks, and the OSCAR statuette the copyrighted property, of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and...
Academy Awards are nicknamed "Oscars", which is also the nickname of the statuette (the...
Awards for British songwriters and composers, presented annually by the British Academy of Composers and Songwriters.
www.shortestpath.us /complex/Academy+Awards   (1105 words)

  
 The Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
The Eighth Annual Awards were held in Las Vegas, Nevada on February 1st of this year during the 2005 D.I.C.E. Summit.
These peer-based awards are dedicated to recognizing the outstanding products, talented individuals and development teams that have contributed to the advancement of the multi-billion dollar worldwide entertainment software industry.
No person may become a voting member of the Academy unless he or she can demonstrate a threshold level of experience and professional credits in the industry.
www.interactive.org /awards   (192 words)

  
 Awards : Arts : Movies : Awards   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Chlotrudis Awards: Honors and supports independent and foreign films; seeking to recognize movies based on their artistic merit, not tickets sales.
European Film Academy: EFA's most visible activity is the annual presentation of the European Film Awards, formerly known under the name FELIX.
Internet Movie Awards: People are given the opportunity to vote for their favorite actor and film in a given 6 month period.
www.webinfosearch.com /Top/Arts/Movies/Awards   (426 words)

  
 TIA-Academy Awards
The Academy Awards is our report today on the VOA Special English program, THIS IS AMERICA.
Academy Awards also are given to the best song and the best music from a movie.
During the ceremony, famous actors and actresses announce the names of the winners.
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 Academy of Country Music Awards   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Over the last 40 years, the shows have been held in a number of locations, including the Goodtime Theatre at Knott's Berry Farm; but most recently, the shows have settled in at the Universal Amphitheatre, at Universal Studios Hollywood.
In 2002, when the awards were last in L.A., the awards show were held at the Universal Amphitheatre and tickets available to the public via
Since 1979, the awards show, handled by Dick Clark Productions, has aired on the NBC network, usually in early late April or early May. This year, however, the telecast switched to CBS.
www.seeing-stars.com /Awards/CountryMusicAwards.shtml   (464 words)

  
 AMPAS: Oscar Awards and Information
The Oscars and the BAFTAS are the main award ceremonies from filmmakers across the board to filmmakers.
The nominations for the 77th Awards will be announced at 0530 Pacific Coast Time on the 25th January 2005 and the ceremony will take place at 1730 on the 27th of February 2005.
"Oscar®", "Oscars®", "Academy Award®" and "Academy Awards®" are registered trademarks and service marks, and the ©Oscar® statuette is the registered design mark and copyrighted property, of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences®.
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 The academy awards   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
The Academy Awards®, affectionately known as the Oscars®, are the oldest, best...
The Academy Awards ceremonies are commonly named after their...
The Academy Awards (often better known as Oscars) are the most prominent film award in the...
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 Allen Steele - House Testimony
The first space stations were in orbit by the mid-`70s; within a decade, the United States had a small fleet of reusable space shuttles, and by the end of the `90s these craft had flown more than 100 successful missions.
Just this last week, the annual Academy Awards ceremonies were officially opened by American and Russian astronauts aboard the International Space Station, an event witnessed by an estimated audience of 800 million people.
Second, the CSA would award federal grants to private companies that wish to develop new spacecraft for commercial use, with an emphasis on second-generation passenger-rated craft.
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 Oscars end awards season on high note - Academy Awards® - MSNBC.com
At the somewhat stiffer Screen Actors’ Guild awards, Tim Robbins and Sean Astin promoted union solidarity, while an “In Memoriam” segment saluted not only Katharine Hepburn and Gregory Peck but a host of recently deceased actors whose faces were more familiar than their names.
Last night’s Oscar ceremonies also saluted Hepburn and Peck as well as Bob Hope, though the more obscure faces from the SAG show were left out.
The Indy awards have no illusions about their influence, even though it does appear to be growing.
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 VOA Special English - THIS IS AMERICA - March 18, 2002: Academy Awards
Movies from the United States and several other countries are competing in the Academy Awards this year.
Two other movies were nominated for Academy Awards for best motion picture of the year.
During the Academy Awards ceremony, famous actors and actresses announce the names of the winners.
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 Coram Deo Academy News: May 2005
Coram Deo Academy conducts annual end of the school year awards assemblies and graduation exercises at each of its schools.
Charlotte Campbell presiding and Rodney Marshall giving a brief address, the Flower Mound Lower School presented completion awards to students in K-4 and medals to students in grades five and six with cumulative year-end average in the A range.
Brown is professor of Social Psychology at the University of Oklahoma and a founder and acting administrator of Veritas Classical Academy in Norman Oklahoma.
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 1950 Academy Awards
The 1950 Academy Awards were presented March 29, 1951 at the RKO Pantages Theatre, Hollywood, Calif.
Gloria SWANSON during the Academy Awards as the ceremonies were being broadcast on radio from Hollywood.
Countdown to the 75th Annual Academy Awards: 23 weeks away.
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 Hispanic Business - Lila Downs to Perform at Academy Awards® Ceremonies
LOS ANGELES, CA - Narada recording artist Lila Downs is set to perform at the 75th Anniversary Academy Awards® ceremonies, to be telecast live from Hollywood's Kodak Theatre on Sunday, March 23rd on ABC-TV.
That she is the first Mexican artist ever to perform at the Oscars® is a particularly fitting honor, as her evocative work draws on the vibrant cultural traditions of Mexico's musical and visual heritage.
She will perform the duet, "Burn It Blue" with Brazilian singer Caetano Veloso, which is nominated for the Best Song award - one of the movie's six Oscar® nominations.
www.hispanicbusiness.com /news/newsbyid.asp?id=8769   (233 words)

  
 TheOneRing.net™ | Scrapbook | British Academy Film Awards 2005   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Australian actress Cate Blanchett arrives at the BAFTA (British Academy of Film and Television Arts) awards at the Odeon Leicester Square cinema in London February 12, 2005.
This image is part of the group British Academy Film Awards 2005.
For related images, see also the Awards Ceremonies sections.
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 The Academy Awards
The awards honor films released in the previous year.
For example, the 1999 awards were handed out in 2000.
Baja Fresh(R) Teams With the Academy of Country Music Awards in a National Sweepstakes; Academy Stars Will Dine on Baja Fresh Food Backstage and Will Be Given Charity Passes and All Access Baja Fresh Passes Valued at $20,000.
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