Oscar For Acting Quiz
The Academy Award, official name Academy Award of Merit, commonly known as Oscar, is a movie award which is annually distributed by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences for the best movies of the last year. US-Productions mostly dominates the list of winners because of the approval process. The last Academy Awards took place in Los Angeles on February 24, 2019.
The Academy Awards were originated eight years after the bestowal of the Photoplay Awards, which is known as the first movie award of the world, by the former president of the MGM Studios Louis B. Mayer on February 12, 1929. The Oscar is committed within a ceremony with over 30 different categories; the award winners get a golden statuette which represents a knight with a sword on a movie roll. The award is 13.4 inches height, 8.6 pounds "heavy" and consists of Britannia Metal. The Oscar is coated with a thin layer of 24-carat gold - They merely renounced the gold layer in time of war. The value of the golden statuette is $300. They are manufactured by the R. S. Owen Company in Chicago since 1983. The engraving of the name, category and movie title is done after the bestowal of the Academy Award.