22 facts about the Oscar ceremony that you hardly know about

22 facts about the Oscar ceremony that you hardly know about

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The 90th Academy Awards Ceremony for Merits in the Field of Cinematography for 2017 will be held on Sunday, March 4. Even those who are not interested in cinema and are far from all this fuss are probably aware of who are the favorites this year and who have every chance to get the coveted statuette.

For the anniversary ceremony, we have collected those curious details about the most prestigious award in the field of cinema, which you still do not know about.

22 facts about the Oscar ceremony that you hardly know about Source: Buzz Feed

22 facts about the Oscar ceremony that you hardly know about The Oscar red carpet is a special patented shade of garnet red. This shade is not used at any other event in the world.

22 facts about the Oscar ceremony that you hardly know about The carpet is traditionally spread out on the Wednesday before the ceremony and covered with a special design that protects it from rain. If the weather is good on the day of the event, the protection is removed.

22 facts about the Oscar ceremony that you hardly know about The length of the red carpet is 274 meters, the width is 10.5.

22 facts about the Oscar ceremony that you hardly know about The arriving guests of the ceremony are greeted by about 150 journalists.

22 facts about the Oscar ceremony that you hardly know about All guests are required to present a ticket, yes, even Meryl Streep. The checkpoint is located somewhere near this palm tree in the photo.

22 facts about the Oscar ceremony that you hardly know about Guests and nominees of the film awards walk along the red carpet, greeting fans on the right side and the press on the left.

22 facts about the Oscar ceremony that you hardly know about There are 735 seats in the fan zone. Fans receive them through a lottery, various contests and advertising campaigns. Sometimes tickets go to friends and relatives of the nominees.

22 facts about the Oscar ceremony that you hardly know about When the guests arrive, they pose at the press wall. Only 50 photographers are allowed on the track.

22 facts about the Oscar ceremony that you hardly know about To cover the ceremony this year, 785 organizations have requested accreditation. Only 299 received it.

22 facts about the Oscar ceremony that you hardly know about This year, 341 feature films were nominated in the Best Film category. Last year there were 366 of them.

22 facts about the Oscar ceremony that you hardly know about The 90th award ceremony will be broadcast in 225 countries.

22 facts about the Oscar ceremony that you hardly know about A total of 48 golden statuettes will be awarded at the 2018 ceremony.

22 facts about the Oscar ceremony that you hardly know about But only 24 statuettes will be awarded to the winners in competing categories.

22 facts about the Oscar ceremony that you hardly know about The height of each Oscar statuette is 33 centimeters, the diameter is about 13 centimeters, the weight is about 3.5 kilograms.

22 facts about the Oscar ceremony that you hardly know about The statuette itself is a stylized figure of a knight holding a sword and standing on a reel with a film with five holes. They symbolize the five original departments of the Academy: actors, directors, producers, technicians and screenwriters.

22 facts about the Oscar ceremony that you hardly know about The Dolby Cinema in Hollywood, formerly called Kodak, has been leased by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences for 17 years.

22 facts about the Oscar ceremony that you hardly know about The name of each winner in the nomination "Best Film" is engraved on the columns of the cinema, starting with the picture "Wings" — a 1927 silent film directed by William Wellman about pilots participating in the First World War.

22 facts about the Oscar ceremony that you hardly know about There are places on the columns for future winners until 2071.

22 facts about the Oscar ceremony that you hardly know about The red carpet ends at the Grand Staircase, its last steps lead to the cinema. At the top of the stairs, the red carpet continues again.

22 facts about the Oscar ceremony that you hardly know about The stairs also imitate the red carpet.

22 facts about the Oscar ceremony that you hardly know about After the nominee receives the coveted statuette, he walks along a short corridor that leads him to his first press conference as an Oscar winner. The corridor is known as the "Winner's Walk" and is lined with photos of past winners.

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