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The Academy Awards are the most prominent film award in the UnitedStates. The Awards are granted by the AcademyofMotionPictureArtsandSciences, a professional honorary organization with over 6000 members currently. Academy Awards are nicknamed "Oscars", which is also the nickname of the statuette. Awards are given in many categories, including /BestPicture, /BestDirectory,/ BestActor, and /BestActress. A list of awards (incomplete, please add more!): */BestPicture */BestActor (in a leading role) */BestActress (in a leading role) */BestSupportingActor */BestSupportingActress */BestDirector