The 90th Academy Awards ceremony will honor the best films of the year 2017 which will be presented by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS). It will take place on March 4, 2018, at 5:00 p.m. PST at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California. During the ceremony, AMPAS will present Academy Awards in 24 categories, it is commonly referred to as Oscars. This most awaited ceremony will be televised by American Broadcasting Company (ABC) in the United States. This big Award Ceremony is directed by Glenn Weiss and produced by Michael De Luca and Jennifer Todd.
Apart from that, Comedian Jimmy Kimmel will host for a second consecutive year, making him the first person to host back-to-back ceremonies since Billy Crystal in 1997 and 1998. The first Academy Awards began at the Blossom Room at the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel on May 16, 1929, with nominees, winners and guests enjoying Lobster Eugenie. At that time the Academy Awards was hosted by Academy President, who is also silent film superstar, Douglas Fairbanks and the screenwriter, director William DeMille. Patrick Stewart host the Academy Scientific and Technical Awards on February 10, 2018, in a ceremony at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel in Beverly Hills, California.
The nominees for the 90th Academy Awards were announced at the Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills, California, on January 23, 2018, at 5:22 a.m. PST via global live stream from the Academy and by actors Tiffany Haddish and Andy Serkis. The Shape of Water led all nominees with thirteen nominations however, Dunkirk came in second with eight, and Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri came in third with seven nominees. Also, the Broadway musical comedy legend, Carol Channing she is also best known for her Tony Award-winning role in Jerry Herman’s beloved musical “Hello, Dolly!,” was nominated 50 years ago for supporting actress for the musical “Thoroughly Modern Millie,” which starred Julie Andrews.