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Last Updated: Saturday February 21 2009 16:26 GMT

The Oscars

Some of the 2007 Oscar winners

The Oscars are the biggest film awards in the world.

They've been going since 1929 and are the awards that everyone in the movie biz wants to win, whether they work in front of the camera or behind it.

They're organised by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, which film bods call 'the Academy' for short.

Different types of film from all over the world are also recognised, with categories including best animation, best documentary and best foreign language film.