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Here we will discuss the 90th Academy Awards commonly referred to as Oscars were held at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA
About Oscars:
The Academy Awards, also known as the Oscars, are a set of 24 awards for artistic and technical merit in the American 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 various category winners are awarded a copy of a golden statuette, officially called the “Academy Award of Merit”, which has become commonly known by its nickname “Oscar”. The sculpture was created by George Stanley.The awards, first presented in 1929 at the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel, are overseen by AMPAS.

Committee Members of Oscar Awards,2018:
1.Robin Swicord(Chair – Writers Branch)
2.Stephanie Allain(Producers Branch)
3.Bobbi Banks(Sound Branch)
4.Albert Berger(Producers Branch)
5.Julia Chasman(Producers Branch)
6.Tina Gordon Chism(Writers Branch)
7.Marcus Hu(Executives Branch)
8.Larry Karaszewski(Writers Branch)
9.Julie Lynn(Producers Branch)
10.William Mechanic(Executives Branch)
11.Dan Petrie, Jr.(Writers Branch)
12.Steven Poster(Cinematographers Branch)
13.Eric Roth(Writers Branch)
14.Misan Sagay(Writers Branch)
15.Robert Shapiro(Producers Branch)
16.Kirsten Smith(Writers Branch)
17.Tyger Williams(Writers Branch)
18.Jennifer Yuh Nelson(Short Films And Feature Animation Branch)

Highlights of the Oscars Awards:
1.The Shape of Water won the most number of awards totalling to four at the ceremony after it was nominated into highest 13 categories. It was followed by Dunkirk, nominated for eight categories and Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri, nominated for seven categories.

2.In Oscar 2018, James Ivory became the oldest person to win an Oscar with his award win for best-adapted screenplay for the film ‘Call Me By Your Name’.

3.In Oscar 2018, Basketball legend and five-time NBA champion Kobe Bryant has won an Oscar for his animated short film ‘Dear Basketball’.

4.The Oscar trophies are plated with the same gold as NASA’s $8.9-billion James Webb Space Telescope, according to the space agency.

5. Jimmy Kimmel hosted the ceremony for the second year in a row. He has become the first host since Billy Crystal to do so.

6.The first-ever Academy Awards, which took place in 1929, lasted only 15 minutes.

7. Tatum Beatrice O’Neal became the youngest person to win an Oscar at the age of 10 in 1974. She won the Oscar for Best Supporting Actress for the 1973 film Paper Moon.

8. ‘Loving Vincent’, the world’s first hand-painted feature film, has been nominated in the ‘Animated Feature Film’ category at Oscars 2018.

9. Costume designer Bhanu Athaiya became the first Indian to get an Oscar when she received the Best Costume Design award at the 55th Annual Academy Awards in 1983. She shared the award with British costume designer John Mollo for their work in the film ‘Gandhi’.

10. The 1957 film ‘Mother India’ was the first Indian film to be nominated for the Best Foreign Language Film category at the Oscars.

Complete winner’s List of Oscars Awards,2018:
Best Picture: The Shape of Water.
Best Actress: Frances McDormand (Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri as Mildred Hayes).
Best Actor: Gary Oldman (Darkest Hour as Winston Churchill)
Best Director: Guillermo del Toro, The Shape of Water
Best Supporting Actress: Allison Janney, I, Tonya
Best Supporting Actor: Sam Rockwell, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri
Best Original Screenplay: Get Out
Best Adapted Screenplay: Call Me By Your Name
Best Animated Feature Film: Coco
Best Foreign Language Film: A Fantastic Woman, Chile
Best Original Score: The Shape Of Water
Best Original Song: Remember Me, Coco
Best Documentary Feature: Icarus
Best Documentary Short: Heaven Is A Traffic Jam On The 405
Best Live Action Short: The Silent Child
Best Animation Short: Dear Basketball
Best Sound Editing: Dunkirk
Best Sound Mixing: Dunkirk
Best Production Design: The Shape Of Water
Best Cinematography: Blade Runner 2049
Best Makeup And Hair: Darkest Hour
Best Costume Design: Phantom Thread
Best Film Editing: Dunkirk
Best Visual Effects: Blade Runner 2049

Few MCQ Quiz Based on Oscars Awards
Q1.The Annual Academy Awards (also known as Oscar Awards) were held recently in?
A-Houston, Texas-USA
B-New York City, New York-USA
C-Los Angeles, California-USA
D-Philadelphia, Pennsylvania-USA

Q2.How many committee members appointed for Oscars Awards,2018?

Q3.Oscars Awards also known as——– awards?
A-Academy Awards
B-The Grammys Awards
C- The BAFTA Awards
D- The Golden Globes

Q4.Who has won the best director award for the Shape of water movie in the Oscars?
A-Guillermo del Toro
B-Gary Oldman
C-Greta Gerwig
D-Jordan Peele

Q5.Which movie awarded the best picture award?
A-Darkest Hour
B-The Shape of Water
C-Remember Me
D- A Fantastic Woman

Q6.Gary Oldman awarded the best actor award for which movie?
A-Darkest Hour
B-Call Me By Your Name
C-The Shape of Water
D-Blade Runner 2049

Q7.Who was the host of Oscar Awards ceremony 2018?
A-Billy Crystal
B-Jimmy Kimmel
C-Gary Oldman
D-Jon Stewart

Q8.Who has been awarded the Best original score for the movie Shape Of Water?
A-Alexandre Desplat
B-Daniel Dorff
C-David Conte
D-John Craton

Q9.Who has won the best actress award for movie Three Billboards Outside Ebbing?
A-Jennifer Lawrence
B-Saoirse Ronan
C-Nicole Kidman
D- Frances McDormand

Q10. Best Original Screen Play award Given for which movie?
A-Get Out
B-Shape of Water
C-Darkest Hour
D-The Silent Child

Q11.How many awards won by The Shape of Water Movie?

Q12.In the Academy Awards how many awards given for artistic and technical merit in the American film industry?

Q13.The first-ever Oscars Awards were held in?

Q14.The First Indian film to be nominated for the Best Foreign Language Film category at the Oscars was?
B-Mother India

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