The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has announced the 2013 winners of its 85th Annual Academy Awards.
Nominations ballots were mailed to the voting Academy members. Members from each of the branches voted to determine the nominees in their respective categories—actors nominate actors, film editors nominate film editors, etc. All voting members were eligible to select the Best Picture nominees. All active and life members of the Academy were eligible to select the winners in all categories.
Academy Awards for outstanding film achievements of 2012 were presented on Sunday, February 24, 2013, in Hollywood. The Oscar presentation was televised live in more than 225 countries worldwide.