LIGHTS, camera, action…..On Sunday, February 27 at the Kodak Theatre in Hollywood,the 83rd Academy Awards® were presented. Actors Anne Hathaway and James Franco hosted the glitzy and glamorous event with hundreds of invited guests walking up the red carpet before taking their seats in anticipation of an evening of recognition and entertainment. These oldest,best known, most influential, most prestigious and famous film awards have been presented annually since 1929 by an organisation called the Academy of MotionPicture Arts and Sciences. They are held to recognise the excellence of people in the film industry and honour outstanding achievement in theatricallyreleased feature-length motion pictures across a number of categories. Nicknamed the ‘Oscars’ after the distinctive gold statuette that the winners’ receive, it is a culminating showcase of the movie industries season and the year’s best. Massive audiences, from 200 countries world-wide, tune into the televised spectacle.