89th Academy Awards
Date: Sunday, 26th February 2017
Venue: The Dolby Theatre, Hollywood
Host: Jimmy Kimmel
Navigating through a minefield of information this Oscar weekend can be a confusing endeavour, when all you really want to know is who will win and how to watch. Well look no further than our handy guide below, running through all the facts & figures you need to get you through the Oscars.
Scroll through the following sections to find what you need:
- The Show
- The Nominees
- The Rules
- Oscar Records
Is there any other trivia you’re looking for? Comment below or tweet us @MovieMarker and we’ll give you the answer!
735 red carpet fan bleacher seats
900 feet of red carpet to walk down
250 people who work in the telecast production office
225 countries are broadcasting the Oscars
700 million is this year’s estimated global audience
7 people of colour have been nominated across four acting categories
14 is a record number of Oscar nominations equaled by La La Land
17 was the maximum possible nominations this year for a single film
20 Oscar nominations for Meryl Streep
32 years and 38 days would make Damien Chazelle the youngest ever Oscar winning director.
62 nominated films this year, including short and documentary
85 countries submitted a foreign language film
2 nominations is the maximum an actor or actress can receive in one year – one for each category.
7 days in a Los Angeles theatre were required to meet Oscars eligibility criteria
10 is the maximum number of Best Picture nominees
24 competitive Oscar categories
336 feature films were eligible for Best Picture this year
2016 is the calendar year a motion picture must have been released in the US
6,687 Academy members were eligible to vote this year
1 musical has won Best Picture since 1969 – Chicago
5 actors have won back to back Oscars
11 Oscars is the current record won by a single film, shared by Ben-Hur, Titanic and Lord of the Rings: Return of the King
19 times the show has been hosted by Bob Hope
59 is the record number of Oscar nominations for one individual – Walt Disney
88 of the 89 Oscar winning directors are male
3,048 Oscar statuettes have been presented since 1929
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