Oscar® Is Center Stage in 81st Academy Awards® Poster

Beverly Hills, CA (January 29, 2009) — The iconic Oscar statuette is spotlighted center stage among the bright, glowing lights of the Kodak Theatre in the official poster of the 81st Academy Awards®, the Academy of Motion Picture of Arts and Sciences announced today. The poster is now available for purchase.

The artwork presents the point of view that host Hugh Jackman and Academy Award® winners, presenters and performers will experience from the stage of the Kodak on February 22.

The posters will be ready to ship in late January with distribution of more than 50,000 posters worldwide. The poster will only be available on the Academy’s Web site at www.oscars.org or by calling 1-800-554-1814.

The 27x40-inch color poster is printed on premium quality, Forest Stewardship Certified paper. This is the only 81st Academy Awards commemorative item available for sale to the public.

Academy Awards for outstanding film achievements of 2008 will be presented on Sunday, February 22, 2009, at the Kodak Theatre at Hollywood & Highland Center®, and televised live by the ABC Television Network. The Oscar presentation also will be televised live in more than 200 countries worldwide.

81st Academy Awards Poster

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