Academy Awards

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The Academy Awards, also known as the Oscars, are a set of awards for artistic and technical merit in the film industry, given annually by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS), to recognize excellence in cinematic achievements as assessed by the Academy's voting membership.wikipedia
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Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences

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The Academy Awards, also known as the Oscars, are a set of awards for artistic and technical merit in the film industry, given annually by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS), to recognize excellence in cinematic achievements as assessed by the Academy's voting membership.
The Academy is known around the world for its annual Academy Awards, now officially and popularly known as "The Oscars".

Cedric Gibbons

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The award was originally sculpted by George Stanley from a design sketch by Cedric Gibbons. Sculptor George Stanley (who also did the Muse Fountain at the Hollywood Bowl) sculpted Cedric Gibbons' design.
Gibbons designed the Oscar statuette in 1928, but tasked the sculpting to George Stanley, a Los Angeles artist.

Grammy Award

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Its equivalents – the Emmy Awards for television, the Tony Awards for theater, and the Grammy Awards for music – are modeled after the Academy Awards.
It shares recognition of the music industry as that of the other performance awards such as the Academy Awards (film), the Emmy Awards (television), and the Tony Awards (theater).

91st Academy Awards

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The 91st Academy Awards ceremony, honoring the best films of 2018, will be held on February 24, 2019, at the Dolby Theatre, in Los Angeles, California.
During the ceremony, AMPAS will present Academy Awards (commonly referred to as Oscars) in 24 categories.

Tony Award

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Its equivalents – the Emmy Awards for television, the Tony Awards for theater, and the Grammy Awards for music – are modeled after the Academy Awards.
The Tony Awards are considered the highest U.S. theatre honor, the New York theatre industry's equivalent to the Academy Awards (Oscars) for film, the Emmy Awards for television, and the Grammy Awards for music.

Douglas Fairbanks

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AMPAS first presented it in 1929 at a private dinner hosted by Douglas Fairbanks in the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel.
He was also a founding member of The Motion Picture Academy and hosted the first Oscars Ceremony in 1929.

Emil Jannings

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The first Best Actor awarded was Emil Jannings, for his performances in The Last Command and The Way of All Flesh.
He was the first Oscar recipient, honored with the Academy Award for Best Actor at the 1929 ceremony.

Film industry

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The Academy Awards, also known as the Oscars, are a set of awards for artistic and technical merit in the film industry, given annually by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS), to recognize excellence in cinematic achievements as assessed by the Academy's voting membership.
Hollywood's award ceremony, the Academy Awards, officially known as The Oscars, is held by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) every year and a total of 2,947 Oscars have been awarded since the inception of the award.

1st Academy Awards

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AMPAS first presented it in 1929 at a private dinner hosted by Douglas Fairbanks in the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel.
During the ceremony, the AMPAS presented Academy Awards, now known as the Oscars in 12 categories.

Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film

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At the 29th ceremony, held on 27 March 1957, the Best Foreign Language Film category was introduced.
The Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film is one of the Academy Awards handed out annually by the U.S.-based Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS).

Academy Award for Best Animated Feature

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The 74th Academy Awards, held in 2002, presented the first Academy Award for Best Animated Feature.
The Academy Awards are given each year by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS or the Academy) for the best films and achievements of the previous year.

Academy Award for Best Picture

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Since 1973, all Academy Awards ceremonies have ended with the Academy Award for Best Picture. For example, the 2009 Best Picture winner, The Hurt Locker, was actually first released in 2008, but did not qualify for the 2008 awards as it did not play its Oscar-qualifying run in Los Angeles until mid-2009, thus qualifying for the 2009 awards.
The Academy Award for Best Picture is one of the Academy Awards presented annually by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) since the awards debuted in 1929.

Dolby Theatre

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The 91st Academy Awards ceremony, honoring the best films of 2018, will be held on February 24, 2019, at the Dolby Theatre, in Los Angeles, California.
Since the theater's opening on November 9, 2001, the theater has annually hosted the Academy Awards ceremony.

George Stanley (sculptor)

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The award was originally sculpted by George Stanley from a design sketch by Cedric Gibbons. Sculptor George Stanley (who also did the Muse Fountain at the Hollywood Bowl) sculpted Cedric Gibbons' design.
He designed the Academy Award of Merit, also known as the Oscar, as well as sculpting the Muse Statue at the Hollywood Bowl.

Hollywood Bowl

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Sculptor George Stanley (who also did the Muse Fountain at the Hollywood Bowl) sculpted Cedric Gibbons' design.
Sculptor George Stanley, designer of the Oscar statuette, designed the Muse Fountain which has stood outside the Hollywood Bowl's main entrance since 1940.

Walt Disney

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Walt Disney also thanked the Academy for his Oscar as early as 1932.
As a film producer, Disney holds the record for most Academy Awards earned by an individual, having won 22 Oscars from 59 nominations.

Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay

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In December 2011, Orson Welles' 1941 Oscar for Citizen Kane (Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay) was put up for auction, after his heirs won a 2004 court decision contending that Welles did not sign any agreement to return the statue to the Academy.
The Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay is the Academy Award for the best screenplay not based upon previously published material.

Emilio Fernández

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The model for the statuette is said to be Mexican actor Emilio "El Indio" Fernández.
Fernández is the model for the Oscar statuette.

Academy Honorary Award

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The Academy Honorary Award (annual) (which may or may not be in the form of an Oscar statuette);
The Academy Honorary Award – instituted in 1948 for the 21st Academy Awards (previously called the Special Award, which was first presented in early 1929) – is given annually by the [[Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences#Current administration of the Academy|Board of Governors]] of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) to celebrate motion picture achievements that are not covered by existing Academy Awards, although prior winners of competitive Academy Awards are not excluded from receiving the Honorary Award.

Harold Russell

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In 1992, Harold Russell needed money for his wife's medical expenses.
Harold John Avery Russell (January 14, 1914 – January 29, 2002) was a Canadian-born American World War II veteran who became one of only two non-professional actors to win an Academy Award for acting (the other being Haing S. Ngor).

Academy Scientific and Technical Award

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The Academy Scientific and Technical Awards:
The Scientific and Technical Awards are three different Honorary Awards that are given by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) during the annual Academy Awards season.

The Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel

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AMPAS first presented it in 1929 at a private dinner hosted by Douglas Fairbanks in the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel.
The first Academy Awards ceremony was held at the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel on May 16, 1929, inside the Blossom Ballroom.

Nicholl Fellowships in Screenwriting

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The Academy also awards Nicholl Fellowships in Screenwriting.
1992 fellow Susannah Grant was the first nominated for an Academy Award, for the screenplay for Erin Brockovich.

Student Academy Awards

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The Academy Student Academy Awards (annual).
Some of the award-winning student films have themselves been nominated for and/or won the Academy Award in the short film categories, including Chicks in White Satin, The Janitor, Karl Hess: Toward Liberty, The Lunch Date, 9, Quiero ser (I Want to Be...), The Red Jacket, On the Line (Auf der Strecke), God of Love and The Confession.

81st Academy Awards

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For example, the 2009 Best Picture winner, The Hurt Locker, was actually first released in 2008, but did not qualify for the 2008 awards as it did not play its Oscar-qualifying run in Los Angeles until mid-2009, thus qualifying for the 2009 awards.
During the ceremony, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences presented Academy Awards (commonly referred to as Oscars) in 24 categories.