Posters & Books

85 Years of the Oscar

The official history of the Academy Awards, 85 Years of the Oscar captures the thrill of the film industry's most significant and popular event with more than 750 photographs and an informative text by renowned film historian and Hollywood insider Robert Osborne.

85 Years of the Oscar, newly revised and expanded, is the official history of the Academy Awards. Following an introductory chapter on the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and the birth of the Oscars, the book presents the story of each year's awards, beginning with the very first, for the years 1927–28. Author Robert Osborne surveys the movies in competition, recounts the speculation on various winners, and describes events during the awards ceremony. He also provides a complete listing of the all the nominees and winners in every category.

Each year is illustrated with evocative stills from winning films and candid shots from the awards ceremony. Altogether, the book features more than 750 rare photographs, including original movie posters for every best picture. Drawing on Osborne's profound knowledge of film, the Academy's exceptional archives, and the personal reminiscences of stars from Katharine Hepburn to Clint Eastwood, 85 Years of the Oscar is unrivaled in illustration, accuracy, and completeness.



86th Academy Awards Poster

86th Academy Awards Posters

Order the 86th Oscars Special Edition Poster (Liquid) and 86th Oscars Special Edition Poster (Spotlight).

Download and share the 86th Academy Awards poster and celebrate the movies!



Show Programs

Official Academy Awards Show Programs

The official Oscars program is now available for purchase. The program features all of the nominated films and filmmakers commemorating the historic 86th Awards.








Digital Dilemma 2

The Digital Dilemma 2

Presenting the most comprehensive study done to date on the challenges facing independent filmmakers, documentarians and nonprofit audiovisual archives, representative of their current status relative to digital preservation.


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