January 25, 2022

Fast Facts: 2012 Academy Awards Fact Sheets

Direct from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences.

  • Examples of What You’ll Find:

Number of countries submitting foreign language films

Number of voting members

Number of Oscar statuettes created for 84th Academy Awards

Number of Oscar statuettes given out at the 83rd Academy Awards

Total number of press credentials requested for the 84th Academy Awards

Longest Oscar telecast

74th Academy Awards show, in 2002, with a running time of 4 hours, 23 minutes

Shortest Oscar telecast

31st Academy Awards show, in 1959, with a running time of 1 hour, 40 minutes

This page will provide direct links to transcripts of comments made by winners onstage and backstage. Make sure to refresh your browser as the ceremony progresses.

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Gary Price (gprice@mediasourceinc.com) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.