Academy Awards

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The Academy Awards, also known as the Oscars, are a set of 24 awards for artistic and technical merit in the film industry, given annually by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS), to recognize excellence in cinematic achievements as assessed by the Academy’s voting membership.

The various category winners are awarded a copy of a golden statuette, officially called the "Academy Award of Merit. The award was originally sculpted by George Stanley from a design sketch by Cedric Gibbons.

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