Sites belonging to or profiling groups and organizations that recognize achievements in cinema. There are different types of awards: those voted on by professional critics and industry awards selected by professionals working in some branch of the film industry. For festival awards, please see Arts: Movies: Film Festivals. For awards that include cinema alongside other topics (such as music or television), please see Arts: Awards.
Please submit only sites dealing with film awards and the presentation programs and ceremonies related to films, such as the Oscars, the Golden Globe Awards, and other events of that nature.

Sites dealing with awards given at film festivals should be submitted to Arts: Movies: Film Festivals. Sites dealing with awards given to films alongside other topics (such as music or television) should be submitted to Arts: Awards.

This category is not for people, movies, organizations, or websites which have won awards, but for the award ceremonies or presentations themselves. Please submit sites dealing with individual award recipients to the appropriate subject category for that person, film, website, or organization. If you are not sure where to find the appropriate subject category, please use the Curlie search function.

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The Academy Awards, popularly known as the Oscars, are presented annually by the American Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) to recognize excellence of professionals in the film industry. The award categories represent overall film quality, acting, animation, art direction, cinematography, costume design and make-up, directing, documentary and short film, film and sound editing, score, visual effects, soundtrack, and writing. There are five nominees per category. The Academy also presents five special awards
  • Academy Honorary Award - to celebrate motion picture achievements not covered by existing categories;
  • Academy Scientific and Technical Award - to recognize significant achievements in the development of technology for motion pictures;
  • Gordon E. Sawyer Award - to recognize industry individuals for their technological contributions;
  • Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award - to honour an individual's contributions to humanitarian causes;
  • Irving G. Thalberg Memorial Award - to recognize producers whose bodies of work reflect a consistently high quality.
This category is for sites dedicated specifically to the Academy Awards.
Please submit only sites dealing specifically with the Academy Awards. Sites listed in this category may contain facts, trivia, commentary, predictions, news, analysis, databases, listing of winners or nominees, reactions, reviews, history, and other relevant information. Sites which do not focus on the Academy Awards specifically should be submitted to either Arts: Movies: Awards (for film-only awards) or Arts: Awards (for awards given to film and other artistic endeavors). Please read the category description for further information.