The Academy Awards, or "Oscars", is an annual American awards ceremony
hosted by the .... The Special Achievement Award (in the form of an Oscar
statuette); and; The Honorary Award (that m...
The most recognized trophy in the world, the Oscar statuette has stood on the
mantels of the greatest filmmakers in history since 1929.
Feb 19, 2016 ... The Oscar statuette weighs 8.5lb (3.6kg) and starting with the 2016 Academy
Awards will be created by the Polich Tallix company in New York ...
Feb 27, 2016 ... Here are five fun facts about the history of Hollywood's little golden man. 1. The
first Oscar statue sketch was not how it looks today. MGM art ...
Feb 28, 2016 ... Last December, Polich Tallix was presented with two Oscar statues ... use a more
hollowed-out base to maintain the statuette's trim 8¹/₂-pound ...
Feb 16, 2016 ... The Oscar statuette is getting a minor makeover, and a brand new ... on sketches
by MGM artist Cedric Gibbons and designed by George ...
Feb 24, 2012 ... Oscars, Made in America: The Midwestern Birthplace of Film's Most Revered
Trophy ... Oscar Statues and More People; Oscar Statues Through History: ...
Every statue is hand-crafted, molded from gold-plated britannium into ...
Feb 20, 2009 ... On Sunday, nominated movie stars will show up at Hollywood's Kodak Theatre
hoping to walk away clutching one of those glowing statuettes.
Feb 26, 2012 ... Crew members carry a Oscar Statue for the red carpet for the 84th ... to Gibbons,
who was in charge of supervising the statuette's design.
The Oscar statuette, designed by MGM's chief art director Cedric Gibbons,
depicts a knight holding a crusader's sword, standing on a reel of film with five