What is Academy Award?

  • (noun): An annual award by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences for achievements in motion picture production and performance.
    Synonyms: Oscar

Academy Award

The Academy Awards, informally known as The Oscars, are a set of awards given annually for excellence of cinematic achievements. The Oscar statuette is officially named the Academy Award of Merit and is one of nine types of Academy Awards. Organized and overseen by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS), the awards are given each year at a formal ceremony. The awards were first given in 1929 at a ceremony created for the awards, at the Hotel Roosevelt in Hollywood.

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List Of Swiss Submissions For The Academy Award For Best Foreign Language Film - Submissions
... The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has invited the film industries of various countries to submit their best film for the Academy Award for ... The Foreign Language Film Award Committee oversees the process and reviews all the submitted films ... secret ballot to determine the five nominees for the award ...
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... Light (born in Ann Arbor) Sutton Foster, Tony Award-winning stage actress (raised in Troy) Max Gail, television actor known as Detective Wojciehowicz on Barney Miller (born in Detroit, raised in Grosse Ile ... Rapids) Julie Harris, actress and recipient of more Tony Award nominations (ten) and wins (five) than any other performer, Academy Award for Best Actress ... his role in Ghostbusters (born in Benton Harbor) Tom Hulce, actor, Academy Award for Best Actor nominee for the film Amadeus, Tony Award nominee for play A Few Good Men (born ...
List Of Colombian Submissions For The Academy Award For Best Foreign Language Film - Submissions
... The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has invited the film industries of various countries to submit their best film for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film since 1956 ... The Foreign Language Film Award Committee oversees the process and reviews all the submitted films ... Following this, they vote via secret ballot to determine the five nominees for the award ...
Academy Award - Associated Events
... The following events are closely associated with the annual Academy Awards ceremony Nominees luncheon Governors Awards The 25th Independent Spirit Awards (in 2010), usually held in Santa Monica the ... Golden Raspberry Awards The 8th annual "Night Before", traditionally held at the Beverly Hills Hotel (eight years running in 2010) and generally known as THE party of the season, benefits the Motion Picture ... Elton John AIDS Foundation Academy Award Party airs the awards live at the nearby Pacific Design Center ...
List Of Romanian Submissions For The Academy Award For Best Foreign Language Film
... Romania began submitting for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film in 1966 ... of submitting films, Romania has yet to be nominated for an Academy Award in this category ... The Best Foreign Film award is handed out annually by the United States Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences to a feature-length motion picture produced outside the United States that ...

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