Academy Awards


The first Academy Awards ceremony occurred on May 16, 1929, and was held at the Hotel Roosevelt in Hollywood. The Academy Awards, also known as the Oscars, acknowledges the work of those in the film industry, such as actors, writers and directors. The oldest awards ceremony, it is televised yearly; several nominees in many specific categories are announced. The Academy Awards were first televised on NBC, but later got switched over to ABC. The winners are determined by the members of the American Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences; fewer than 6,000 are eligible to vote. The 83rd Annual Academy Awards will be presented on February 27, 2011, and are expected to bring in anywhere from 30 to 55 million viewers.

Academy Awards

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  • Mohamed

    HiI'm looking to do a book about the hisroty about Manx football with Eric Clague. Would it be possible to use 2 photos from your web-site. The first one is of the double winning side of 1965, however, there are few names missing from the photo. Could you please forward the complete names to faces.The other photo I'd like to use is the Woods Cup final winning team of 1993. Could you also put names to faces for that photo too.I appreicate your time and assistnance.ThanksHatty