The 80th Academy Awards ceremony, presented by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS), honored the best films of 2007 and took place on February 24, 2008, at the Kodak Theatre in Hollywood, Los Angeles beginning at 5:30 p.m. PST / 8:30 p.m. EST.
This criticism is based on the statistics from every Academy Awards since 1929, which shows us that only 6.4% of academy award nominees have been non-white and since 1991, 11.2% of nominees have been non-white, with the rate of winners being even more polarizing.
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List of films. If a film won the Academy Award for Best Picture, its entry is listed in a shaded background with a boldface title.. Competitive Oscars are separated from non-competitive Oscars (i.e. Honorary Award, Special Achievement Award, Juvenile Award); as such, any films that were awarded a non-competitive award will be shown in brackets next to the number of competitive wins.
85 Years of the Oscar: The Complete History of the Academy Awards. New York, United States: Abbeville Publishing Group. ISBN 978-078921-142-2. Thise, Mark (2008), Hollywood Winners & Loseres A to Z, New York, United States: Limelight Editions, ISBN 978-0-87910-351-4
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. This award goes to the producers of the film and is the only category in which every member of the Academy is eligible to submit a nomination and vote on the final ballot ...
Until the Academy Awards for 1945 (awarded in 1946) any number of songs could be nominated for the award. For the 1945 awards, 14 songs were nominated. From 1946 to 2011, each member of the Music Branch of the Academy was asked to vote using a points system of 10, 9.5, 9, 8.5, 8, 7.5, 7, 6.5 or 6 points.
This occurred again at the 79th Academy Awards. Shirley Booth was the last person born in the 19th century to win an Oscar in a Leading Role. She was also the first woman in her 50s to win the award, at the age of 54 (the second woman in her 50s to win, Julianne Moore, was 54 when awarded at the 87th Academy Awards).Best Motion PictureBest DirectorThe Greatest Show on Earth – Cecil B ...John Ford – The Quiet Man Joseph L ...Gary Cooper – High Noon as Marshall Wil ...Shirley Booth – Come Back, Little Sheb ...Anthony Quinn – Viva Zapata! as Eufemi ...Gloria Grahame – The Bad and th ...The Bad and the Beautiful – Charle ...The Lavender Hill Mob – T. E. B. Clark ...
The Academy cancelled its annual Governors Awards ceremony due to the COVID-19 pandemic and instead incorporated the winners into the Oscar ceremony, as had been the practice prior to the 82nd Academy Awards. This was the first year of the Governors Awards in which there have not been any official winners of the Academy Honorary Award.
Winners and nominees. The nominees for the 89th Academy Awards were announced on January 24, 2017, via global live stream from the Academy. La La Land received the most nominations with a record-tying fourteen (1950's All About Eve and 1997's Titanic also achieved this distinction); Arrival and Moonlight came in second with eight apiece.