Last Night, March 7, stars from all over the world came out for the 82nd Annual Academy Awards Ceremony at the Kodak Theatre in Hollywood California. 'The Hurt Locker' won Best Picture and the film's director Kathryn Bigelow took home the award for Best Director. Jeff Bridges took home the Oscar for Best Actor for his work in 'Crazy Heart', Sandra Bullock won Best Actress for 'The Blind Side', Christoph Waltz took home Best Supporting Actor for 'Inglourious Basterds' and Mo'Niqe garnered the award for Best Supporting Actress for her role in 'Precious'.
Co-hosted by Steve Martin and Alec Baldwin, tonight's Academy Award ceremony was broadcast live by the ABC Television Network. The Oscar presentation was also televised live in more than 200 countries worldwide. BroadwayWorld brings you the best of the red carpet - part 2.
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The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is the world's preeminent movie-related organization, with a membership of more than 6,000 of the most accomplished men and women working in cinema. In addition to the annual Academy Awards - in which the members vote to select the nominees and winners - the Academy presents a diverse year-round slate of public programs, exhibitions and events; provides financial support to a wide range of other movie-related organizations and endeavors; acts as a neutral advocate in the advancement of motion picture technology; and, through its Margaret Herrick Library and Academy Film Archive, collects, preserves, restores and provides access to movies and items related to their history. Through these and other activities the Academy serves students, historians, the entertainment industry and people everywhere who love movies.
As BroadwayWorld previously reported, presenters include Kathy Bates, Barbra Streisand, Sean Penn, Charlize Theron, Robert Downey Jr., Samuel L. Jackson, Queen Latifah, Kate Winslet, Penelope Cruz, John Travolta Gerard Butler, Bradley Cooper, Tom Ford, Jake Gyllenhaal, Chris Pine, Keanu Reeves, Tyler Perry, Ryan Reynolds, Sam Worthington and more.
The 82nd Academy Awards® telecast was producered Adam Shankman and Bill Mechanic. For more information, visit www.oscar.com or www.oscars.org.
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