1. What is that?1.It is 88 years old this year.
2.It has the name of a man.
3.It is famous for its glamour and its
long red carpet.
4.People see it in more than 200
5.It is in Los Angeles.
6.All the famous American actors
and actresses will be there.
annual American awards ceremony hosted
by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and
Sciences to recognise excellence in
cinematic achievements in the film
• The awards, first presented in 1929 at the
Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel.
• The awards ceremony was first broadcast
to radio in 1930 and televised in 1953.
4. DOLBY THEATREIn 2002, the Kodak
Theatre (now known as the
Dolby Theatre) became
the current venue of the
5. Why Oscars is called Oscar?Officially named the Academy Award of
Merit, the statuette is better known by its
nickname, Oscar. While the origins of the
moniker aren’t clear, a popular story has it that
upon seeing the trophy for the first time,
Academy librarian (and eventual executive
director) Margaret Herrick remarked that it
resembled her Uncle Oscar. The Academy
didn’t adopt the nickname officially until 1939,
but it was widely known enough by 1934.
6. A List of 24 Nominations
Best Supporting Actor
Best Supporting Actress
Best Original Screenplay
Best Adapted Screenplay
Best Animated Feature
Best Foreign Language Film
Best Documentary Feature
Best Original Song
Best Visual Effects
Best Makeup & Hairstyling
Best Documentary Short
Best Animated Short Film, etc.
7. Let’s back to the statue..The statue of an Oscar represents a
knight (лицар) standing on a reel of film
(кіно бобіна, або котушка плівки) holding
a crusader’s sword (меч
хрестоносця). The film reel has five
spokes (спиці), signifying the five original
branches of the Academy: actors,
directors, producers, technicians and
A List Of YouTube Videos
I. Ellen DeGeneres' 86th Oscars Opening
1. On the Weather
2. On Oscar Expenses (4.49)
3. On Most Important Things in Life (2.38)
4. On Competition (5.12)
5. On Jennifer Lawrence (5.28)
6. On Winners and Winning (3.27)
7. On Going to College (3.5)
II. Ellen DeGeneres takes a selfie at the Oscars
8. On Breaking a New Record
III. Oscars 2014 ׃Ellen's Best Oscar Moments
9. On Ellen`s Crazy Idea (0.45)
11. Reading24 Things You May Not Know
About The Academy Awards