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The 79th Annual Academy Awards were held
at the Kodak Theatre in Hollywood, CA on
Sunday, February 25, 2007.

Hollywood & Highland Center® celebrated its sixth year as the center of the cinema universe on February 25, 2007, when the Kodak Theatre was again the site of the annual Academy Awards® presentation.

The ceremony, hosted for the first time by writer, actress and talk show host Ellen DeGeneres, honored the outstanding film achievements of 2006.

The Departed triumphed in the Best Picture category, and its director, six-time nominee Martin Scorsese, also went home a winner.

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Governors Ball
Winners, nominees, participants and Academy guests joined Ball Chair Cheryl Boone Isaacs and Academy President Sid Ganis to celebrate the film achievements of 2006. more more
Preparations for the 79th Annual Academy Awards
Preparations for the 79th Annual Academy Awards presentation got underway at the Kodak Theatre at Hollywood & Highland Center®. more more
More Oscar® Movie Quotes
Watch the outtakes from the 79th Academy Awards promo, directed by Academy Award®-nominated writer-director Spike Lee, shot throughout New York City and featuring passers-by reciting famous movie lines from the past 70 years.
Nominees Luncheon
139 Oscar nominees and two Special Achievement Award winners gathered at The Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills, California, Monday, February 5, 2007 for the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' Oscar Nominees Luncheon.  more more
Governors Ball Preview
This year's ball captured the relaxed intimacy of an elegant supper party. The open format, created by Ball producer Cheryl Cecchetto, allowed the Ball’s 1,500 guests to choose among a variety of seating configur-ations while enjoying the cuisine created specifically for the event by master chef Wolfgang Puck. more more
Academy Awards Poster
The power of words comes to cinematic life in the official poster of the 79th Annual Academy Awards.
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The 2006 Makeup Symposium
Saturday, February 24, 2007, at 2 p.m. at the Academy's Linwood Dunn Theater. Featuring the 2006 Achievement in Makeup nominees. more more
Academy Awards Host
Ellen DeGeneres has been set to host the 79th Academy Awards telecast. It will be DeGeneres’s first time as Oscar host, as well as her first appearance on an Academy Awards telecast.
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Parade of the Oscars®
Anacleto Medina of R.S. Owens & Company, the awards specialty company that has been handcrafting Oscar statuettes since 1983, led 50 students from Inner-City Filmmakers (ICF) in carrying the 50 Oscar statuettes for the 79th Academy Awards down the red carpet to the Kodak Theatre. more more
A Celebration of Oscar Fashion
Vogue editor-at-large André Leon Talley curated “A Celebration of Oscar Fashion” to a standing-room-only crowd attending the presentation of gowns worn by nominees, winners and presenters at the Academy Awards over the years. more more
Nominations Announcement
Nominations for the 79th Annual Academy Awards were announced Tuesday, January 23, by Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences President Sid Ganis and past Oscar nominee Salma Hayek in the Academy's Samuel Goldwyn Theater. more more more
Meet the Oscars: An Exhibition of 50 Golden Statuettes
The Academy was pleased to unveil to the public the actual Oscars that were handed out at the 79th Academy Awards ceremony. more more
The Academy Foundation presents an opportunity to see all ten of the 2006 Oscar-nominated live action and animated short films, featuring onstage discussions with the nominated filmmakers.
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The 2006 Foreign Language Film Award Nominees Symposium
Saturday, February 24, 2007, at 10 a.m. at the Academy's Samuel Goldwyn Theater. Featuring representatives of the 2006 Foreign Language Film Award nominees. more more
Oscar Night America
Providing Academy Awards® viewers across the country the opportunity to take part in an American tradition, Oscar Night America (ONA), the grassroots program which enables charities to host glamorous Oscar viewing parties, will kick off its fourteenth year in 2007.
Academy Awards Producer
Producer Laura Ziskin will return to produce the 79th Annual Academy Awards telecast in February.
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