Path to Glory of the Oscars®

    • Since 1929.
    • Voting is by secret ballot
    • Tabulated by PricewaterhouseCoopers since 1935.
    • Official name of the Oscar statuette is the Academy Award of Merit.
    • The statuette itself is 13.5 inches (34 cm) tall, weighs 8.5 lb (3.85 kg) and made of gold-plated britannium on a black metal base.
    • It depicts a knight holding a crusader's sword standing on a reel of film
      with five spokes.
    • The spokes signify the original branches of the Academy: Actors, Writers,
      Directors, Producers and Technicians.
    • Why the statuette was named 'Oscar' is contested and has many theories to
    • The 79th Annaul Academy Awards will be held on 25th frebruary 2007 at the
      Kodak Theatre in Southern California.


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