The Academy Awards, popularly known as the Oscars, are presented annually by the American Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) to recognize excellence of professionals in the film industry. The award categories represent overall film quality, acting, animation, art direction, cinematography, costume design and make-up, directing, documentary and short film, film and sound editing, score, visual effects, soundtrack, and writing. There are five nominees per category. The Academy also presents five special awards
Official site of the Academy with history and general information on the Academy Awards, as well as photographs, events and screenings, and press releases. Also provides the official winners database.
A database of Academy Awards history, 1927 to the present, providing search by year, category, film title, nominee, or winner.
The nerve center of Digital Hit Entertainment's yearly coverage. Stories, events, and discussions.
Information on the event and awards, with results of all Best Pictures, as well as dates, locations, and hosts.
Stay up to date on the awards buzz. Includes show highlights, nominees, and news.
Unofficial wiki with facts, photographs, trivia, and videos.
Fan predicts the Oscar nominees with his 'scientific' formula, with databases and analysis. Links to news, related sites, and articles.
Weblog, image galleries, broadcast details, an online pool game, nominee listing and past awards database.
Special report with news, commentary, blogs, photos and videos about the Academy Awards and the nominees. Includes archives of past years and related topics.
News, commentary and photos about the annual awards.
Provides ceremony broadcast recaps, reviews, and trivia.
Encyclopedic article on the film award's history, origins, and judging criteria, with links to related articles on award categories.
News coverage of the Oscars, including photograph galleries, nominee and winners lists, trivia, video, and links.
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