People Magazine Partners With The Academy To Host This Year's Oscar® Fan Experience

NEW YORK, NY – PEOPLE, the No. 1 celebrity and entertainment brand, has partnered with the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences to present the 2013 Oscar Fan Experience on Oscar Sunday, February 24. The Oscar Fan Experience celebrates movie buffs around the world by giving selected guests access to Oscar's big day like they have never experienced before. After receiving more than 20,000 submissions, 700 fans were selected to watch and cheer nominees, presenters and film's biggest stars as they arrive on the most anticipated red carpet of the year. As the show starts, Oscar Fan Experience guests will be whisked away for an exclusive viewing party at the El Capitan Theatre in Los Angeles, where they will be treated to special Oscar surprises and treats from PEOPLE.

"We are thrilled to be a part of this year's Oscar Fan Experience," said Karen Kovacs, publisher, PEOPLE. "We know that like our PEOPLE readers, Oscar fans love to see their favorite stars on the biggest night in Hollywood. We are extremely excited to play a part in giving 700 people a chance to experience film's magical night in person."

Oscars® for outstanding film achievements of 2012 will be presented on Sunday, February 24, at the Dolby Theatre™ at Hollywood & Highland Center® and will be hosted by Seth MacFarlane. The Oscar presentation will be televised live on the ABC Television Network and in more than 225 countries worldwide. For more information go to Oscar.com or download the official Oscars app.

Fans can visit PEOPLE.com and Oscar.com for unprecedented access into this year's Academy Awards®.

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Contact Information

Laurie Coghlan, PEOPLE
Laurie_Coghlan@timeinc.com

Tarrah Lee Curtis, Academy
tcurtis@oscars.org

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