The 82nd Annual Academy Awards show, hosted by dynamic duo Steve Martin and Alex Baldwin, is live on Sunday, March 7, 2010.
Didn’t figure out a way to sneak in with the hottest of Hollywood stars this year? Not to worry. San Diego is throwing its own official Oscar Party at the W Hotel, complete with all the red carpet perks.
The San Diego Film Festival invites you to be a part of an exclusive night across all three luxury levels of the W Hotel during San Diego's only Academy-Sanctioned Oscar Viewing Party. As Hollywood’s most prestigious awards show airs live at the hotel, guests will enjoy complimentary cocktails by NadaRed, gourmet popcorn, and delicious Cupcake Love treats. From the Lobby Lounge to Beach Bar, explore the elegant W Hotel and experience the passion, innovation and creativity behind all of this year’s best films. Dress to impress and be ready to work it for the paparazzi right here in San Diego!
The red carpet arrivals begin at 4pm and the Oscar Live Telecast starts at 5pm. Tickets are $30, and include entrance to the exclusive event, one complimentary drink and gourmet treats. This official Academy-sanctioned viewing party benefits the San Diego Film Foundation. Get your tickets here.
From such great films as “Avatar” and “Inglourious Basterds”, to amazing performances by actors and actresses including Jeff Bridges, Morgan Freeman, Meryl Streep and Sandra Bullock, this year showcased an incredible line-up of talent. But, who will take home the Oscar? We’ll just have to wait and see. Let’s take a look at some of this year’s nominees.
And the nominees are…
Best Picture: Avatar, The Blind Side, District 9, An Education, The Hurt Locker, Inglourious Basterds, Precious, A Serious Man, Up, Up in the Air
Actor in a Leading Role: Jeff Bridges, George Clooney, Colin Firth, Morgan Freeman, Jeremy Renner
Actress in a Leading Role: Sandra Bullock, Helen Mirren, Carey Mulligan, Gabourey Sidibe, Meryl Streep
Directing: Avatar, The Hurt Locker, Inglourious Basterds, Up in the Air, Precious
Discover more of the 2010 nominees and view more red carpet photos at oscar.com.
Don’t miss out on San Diego’s only Academy-Sanctioned Oscar Viewing Party, presented by the San Diego Film Festival, on Sunday, March 7, 2010 at the W Hotel.