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Alternative Name Academy Award
Oscars
Academy Awards
The Oscars
Award Nominations Date January 2014
Start Date 2 March 2014
Year Start 1929
Year End 2014
Location Los Angeles, California, USA
Subcategory Awards Event
Award Event Type Film Awards
Official Websites oscars.org
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The Academy Awards, also officially and popularly known as the Oscars, are awards for artistic and technical merit in the film industry. Given annually by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS), the awards are an international recognition of excellence in cinematic achievements as assessed by the Academy's voting membership. The various category winners are awarded a copy of a golden statuette, officially called the "Academy Award of Merit", although more commonly referred to by its nickname "Oscar". The statuette depicts a knight rendered in Art Deco style.

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