The Oscars, also known as the Academy Awards, are an annual awards ceremony. Awards are given out for cinematic excellence. The awards ceremony is held by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

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What do Oscars do when mating?

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The Oscars, or Astronotus ocellatus, from Cichlidae family, are

fairly easy fish to breed. All you need is pretty much leaving

them alone and letting them do their thing if you lucky enough to

get a pair. If not, breeding might be very hard. They are a very

long-lived fish, probably one of the reasons they are so popular

today. Originally from Amazon.

Oscar Fish obviously requires a large tank due to their large

size. They prefer clean and clear water with a deep sand bottom,

and a few large rocks. If you keep plants with you Oscars they

will be dug up however there are some people that believe that

Oscars like to have plants that they can dig up in the aquarium

and this might be true since many large cichlid like to have toys

when kept in aquariums not to get bored. And since Oscars are

large and very smart cichlids, you can actually teach them

tricks, they might want something to do like digging up plant.

Be careful, they are enthusiastic eaters and they love to eat

smaller fish. Thus, only keep them with other fish that are of

the same size. Temperature is important, and should be kept

stable somewhere in 79-86°F range. Feeding Oscars is not a

problem since they will take every food you give, including flake

frozen fish, prawns, pellets, earth worms, crickets, kitchen

scrapes…and of course live food.

The most trying task to do is finding a mating pair. If your

Oscar is adult in size, it becomes a really trial-and-error

process. However once they form pairs they will stay together for

the rest of their life. Probably the most common and effective

method of finding pair of Oscars is to buy 6 or 8 young specimens

(about 1 inch in length), and allowing them to grow up together.

A mating pair can be identified from their mating play, which is

a seemingly aggressive behavior towards each other; lip-locking,

tail-slapping…. If one of the fish is overly aggressive, and it

is a one-sided aggression and you should separate them or risk

loosing one of them.

During their spawning process, they will use their mouths to

clean a flat rock, and the female will lay her eggs there. Not

all the eggs are laid at once; the female will take breathers, at

which time the male moves in and fertilizes the eggs. A female

usually lays 1,000-2,000 eggs. The eggs are opaque at first,

turning transparent in 24 hours. After the eggs are laid, both

parents watch over the eggs, wafting the eggs with their fin and

guarding them against predators. Occasionally they take the eggs

in their mouth, which keeps them clean and turns up bad eggs,

which are then destroyed.

If a constant tank temperature is maintained, the eggs should

hatch in about 36 hours. At first, the fry cannot swim, but they

squirm "en masse" on the rock, living off the egg sac, for about

4 days. The parents constantly attend to their young at this

time. Feeding these fry is easier than other breeds, because of

the baby Oscar's relatively large size. A good and simple plan is

to crush regular processed flake food in your fingers, and just

drop it in. Turn off filtration during fry feeding time to make

it easier for them to find their bits of food.

How the parents act towards their fry depends entirely on each

fish personality. Some have numerous spawn and never bother their

fry; others easily eat their young. To be on the safe side, you

can separate the fry from their parents. However I do not

recommend this until the parents have had a few unsuccessful

spawnings. The fry will reach 1.5 to 2 inches after 12 weeks at

which time they can be sold.

Who has the most awards in miniclip?

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Rob. Rob has won way over 1000000 challenges!

What is another term for leading performer?

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Assuming you mean in a drama or comedy, a leading performer has traditionally been know as the lead, or Principal. A performer today is sometimes reffered to as the star of a performance, or as having a starring role.

Who won an Oscar for portraying Helen Keller?

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Patty Duke won the Oscar for Best Actress in a Supporting Role for portraying Helen Keller in The Miracle Worker(1962).

Anne Bancroft won the Oscar for Best Actress in a Leading Role for portraying Anne Sullivan.

What former Saturday Night Live star was nominated for an Academy Award for Driving Miss Daisy?

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Dan Aykroyd was nominated for Best Supporting Actor for his role in Driving Miss Daisy (1989).

What is the difference between an Oscar and a Grammy?

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An Oscar is given for music and songs that are involved with the movies, and other awards that have nothing to do with music.

A Grammy is awarded for music and music only, in a wide field of various categories (Pop, Soul, Gospel, Rhythm and Blues, Country, Rap, etc.).

What is the secondary title of the fourth installment of the movie franchise that has starred the former spouse of the winner of the academy award for best actress?

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The Answer is Ghost Protocol which starred Tom Cruise. Tom Cruise is the former spouse of Nicole Kidman who was 2003 Academy Award winner for best actress for her portrayal of Virginia Woolf in THE HOURS.

How many Oscars has steven spielberg won as director?

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Spielberg has won three Academy Awards -- two for directing "Schindler's List" (1993) and "Saving Private Ryan" (1998), and one for producing "Schindler's List," which was a Best Picture winner.

What film won the Oscar best picture in 2005?

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The Academy Award for Best Picture in 2005 went to "Crash."
The other nominees were:

  • "Brokeback Mountain"
  • "Capote"
  • "Good Night and Good Luck"
  • "Munich"

Is Al Pacino the best actor?

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What is post scoring?

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Generally, post-'anything' means that whatever 'anything' might be is added after principal Photography is complete and the film is being edited.

Scoring has to do with music.

Who created the costumes in 1925's Ben-Hur?

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Ethel P. Chaffin and Erteé.

How many Oscars was Fanny and Alexander nominated for?

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Ingmar Bergman's filmed reminiscence of his childhood was nominated for six 1983 Academy Awards and won four:

  • Best Foreign Language Film (Bergman).
  • Best Cinematography (Sven Nykvist).
  • Best Art Direction (Anna Asp, art direction; Susanne Lingheim, set decoration).
  • Costume Design (Marik Vos-Lundh).

Bergman also was nominated for Best Director and Best Original Screenplay.

What brothers were nominated for Oscars?

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Ira Gershwin (lyrics) and his brother George Gershwin (music) were nominated for Best Song "They Can't Take That Away From Me" from Shall We Dance (1937). I believe they're the first Oscar nominated brothers. Norma Shearerwas nominated 6 times for Best Actress. She won the first time she was nominated, in 1930. That same year her brother, Douglas Shearer, won his first of seven Oscars, for Sound in The Big House.

What movies won the Oscar for Best Picture in 1939 and 1955 and 1997?

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The Academy Award for Best Picture of 1967 went to "In the Heat of the Night." The Best Picture winner for 1990 was "Dances With Wolves."

What does best picture mean?

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The Best Picture award is a merit of the Academy Awards. It is given annually to one film since 1929. It is considered the most prestigious of the Oscars and is usually saved for last at the actual Academy Awards ceremony.

Why is Kathryn Bigelow famous?

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Kathryn Bigelow is the first woman to win the Oscar for Best Director, for her film The Hurt Locker, in 2010. The Hurt Locker is the story of a bomb disposal team in the Iraq war.

Kathryn Bigelow swept the Oscars this year, with The Hurt Locker being nominated in 9 categories and winning 6 awards. The film also swept the BAFTA awards this year.

The Hurt Locker's success at the Oscars and BAFTA were all the more startling as the film defeated Avatar, the biggest blockbuster of all time. Curiously the director of Avatar, James Cameron, is Kathryn Bigelow's ex-husband.

Did Russell crow play a spaniard in gladiator?

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Because that is what the script called for.

What Academy Awards did the movie whatever happened to baby Jane get nominated for?

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Best Actress (Bette Davis) Best Supporting Actor (Victor Buono) Best Costume Design in Black and White Best Cinematography in Black and White Best Sound

Which male actor has the most Oscars for acting only?

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Most of them won only once. Here are a few one-time-winners: Ben Kingsley, Al Pacino, Peter Finch, Humphrey Bogart, James Cagney, Clark Gable, Paul Newman, Martin Landau, Morgan Freeman, Sean Penn, Tim Robbins, Henry Fonda, ...

Who were the Academy Award winners of 2009?

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James Stewart

Who were the Best Actor Oscar nominees for 2003?

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The nominees for Best Actor of 2003 were: Johnny Depp for "Pirates of the Caribbean: Curse of the Black Pearl"; Sir Ben Kingsley for "House of Sand and Fog"; Jude Law for "Cold Mountain"; Bill Murray for "Lost in Translation"; and Sean Penn for "Mystic River." The Oscar was awarded to Penn, who went on to win the category again for his performance in "Milk" (2008).

What director was nominated for the Oscars 12 times?

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Jack Nicholson holds the record for most Academy Award nominations for an actor with 12. Meryl Streep leads all actresses with 18 Oscar nominations.

Who were the Oscar nominees for Best Cinematography in 2008?

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No Casablanca won three Oscars:

---- Academy Award for Best Picture - Warner Bros. (Hal B. Wallis, producer)

Academy Award for Best Director - Michael Curtiz

Academy Award for Writing Adapted Screenplay - Julius J. Epstein, Philip G. Epstein and Howard Koch

It was also nominated for another five Oscars:

Academy Award for Best Actor - Humphrey Bogart

Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor - Claude Rains

Academy Award for Best Cinematography, black-and-white - Arthur Edeson

Academy Award for Film Editing - Owen Marks

Academy Award for Original Music Score - Max Steiner ----