The Academy Awards, popularly known as the Oscars, are presented annually by the American Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) to recognize excellence of professionals in the film industry. The award categories represent overall film quality, acting, animation, art direction, cinematography, costume design and make-up, directing, documentary and short film, film and sound editing, score, visual effects, soundtrack, and writing. There are five nominees per category. The Academy also presents five special awards
  • Academy Honorary Award - to celebrate motion picture achievements not covered by existing categories;
  • Academy Scientific and Technical Award - to recognize significant achievements in the development of technology for motion pictures;
  • Gordon E. Sawyer Award - to recognize industry individuals for their technological contributions;
  • Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award - to honour an individual's contributions to humanitarian causes;
  • Irving G. Thalberg Memorial Award - to recognize producers whose bodies of work reflect a consistently high quality.
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This category is primarily for links to ODP categories of various winners of the Academy Awards. The year next to a winner’s name indicates the production year, not the year the award was given. Oscars are awarded for films released the previous year. As an example, Academy Awards presented in 2011 were for movies released in 2010.

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The Academy Awards, popularly known as the Oscars, are presented annually by the American Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) to recognize excellence of professionals in the film industry.
Please submit only sites with a specific focus on multiple Academy Award winners in multiple award categories. If a subcategory exists for the award category your site focuses on, please submit to that subcategory.

Sites dealing with individual award recipients should be submitted to the appropriate subject category for that person, film, or organization. If you are not sure where to find the appropriate subject category, please use the ODP search function. Sites not in English should be submitted to the appropriate language under World. Please read the category description for further information.