Los Angeles has events aplenty every day of the year, but no one could dispute that the grandest event of them all are the annual Academy Awards, the acclaimed Oscar night. The anticipation, the preparations, the roadblocks and detours on the way to work can’t be missed. And then, there is the Red Carpet with its stars’ galore… All of it culminating in one magical night during which The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences crowns its new top achievers of the year. The night continues with many parties throughout the night and throughout Los Angeles….
In spite of the many inconveniences, we all love the Oscars and the whole world watches the ceremony with us, every year….
ABOUT THE ACADEMY
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is the world’s preeminent movie-related organization, with a membership of more than 6,000 of the most accomplished men and women working in cinema. In addition to the annual Academy Awards – in which the members vote to select the nominees and winners – the Academy presents a diverse year-round slate of public programs, exhibitions and events; provides financial support to a wide range of other movie-related organizations and endeavors; acts as a neutral advocate in the advancement of motion picture technology; and, through its Margaret Herrick Library and Academy Film Archive, collects, preserves, restores and provides access to movies and items related to their history. Through these and other activities the Academy serves students, historians, the entertainment industry and people everywhere who love movies.
Here are a few memorable moments from years past, Academy Awards 2013 are coming to town on Sunday, February 24, 2013.