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A History of Oscar Speeches

A History of Oscar Speeches The amount of words per speech Category Key Best Motion Picture Foreign Language Film Actor in Leading Role Gordon E Sawyer Actress in a Leading Role Honorary Award Honorary Foreign Language Film Award Actor in a Supporting Role İrving G. Thalberg Memorial Award Actress in a Supporting Role Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award Animated Feature Film Art Direction Make Up Sound Effects Editing Art Direction (B&W) Music Scoring Sound Mixing Art Direction (Colour) Music Song Special Achievement Award Special Achievement Award (Sound) Best Picture Production Design Special Achievement Award (Visual Effects) Cinematography Short Film (Animated) Short Film (Dramatic Cinematography (B&W) Special Award Live Action) Cinematography (Colour) Short Film (Live Action) Special Visual Effects Writing (Adapted Screenplay) Costume Design Short Subject (Animated) Costume Design (B&W) Short Subject (Cartoon) Writing (Original Screenplay) Writing (Screenplay adapted from other material) Costume Design (Colour) Short Subject (Live Action) Writing (Screenplay based on material previously produced or published) Directing Short Subject (Two-reel) Writing (Screenplay written directly for the screen) Documentary (Feature) Sound Writing (Story and Screenplay-based on factual material or material not previously published or produced) Documentary (Short Subject) Sound Editing Writing (Story and Screenplay-written directly for the screen) Film Editing Sound Effects Speech length by category Actress in a leading role Actor in a leading role Actor in supporting role Actress in a supporting role A breakdown of acknowledgements in speeches We have analysed 465 speeches from the Best Actor, Best Actress, Best Supporting Actor, Best Supporting Actress, Best Motion Picture and Best Director categories in order to determine who gets acknowledged the most in award speeches. Category key and total acknowledgements in numbers Family & Friends Support Team Sound Department Producer 408 Lawyer Therapist Assistant Husband Sound Department Sound mixer Son 56 13 27 Driver 2 Accountant Daughter Wife Father Friend Mother 50 Family 57 Grandmother 1 Organisation 354 46 Brother 34 Children 10 19 Ex-Partner Actor 3 Girlfriend 12 Grandfather 364 Niece Sister Talent Management Teacher/Coach Brother Boyfriend 11 Cousin 2. 1. Agent Publicist 105 Manager 8 Tutor 17 Trainer Studio Exec. 115 31 Acting teacher Piano teacher Director 266 Misc. Visual Department Misc. Crew 6 Costume Backer Historical Figure 36 Brand Celebrity Governor Politician Art Director Cinematographer 47 Designer Visual Effects Artist Art Department 2 Set Decorator Production Manager Editor Choreographer Assistant Director 1 11 Promoter 4 Researcher Actress 238 1 13 Production 5 Designer Character 12 26 Stuntman Animal 4 Casting Director 1 Screenwriter 121 Fashion/Beauty Writer Music Religion 73 Make-up Artist 20 Stylist Hair Stylist 35 Playwright 9 Poet Author Composer 11 Musician 29 Writer The most acknowledged studios in speeches Columbia Fox HBO Onon DreamWorks НВО Sony Pixar Paramount Disney Miramax Universal Film4 BBC Disney Searchlight MGM The most acknowledged countries and cities in speeches New York Vietnam Canada Boston Mexico London New Zealand Brooklyn İndia Los Angeles San Francisco United States Germany Chicago Englond Hollywood Texas China /WOOC Copyright Big Group Ltd

A History of Oscar Speeches

shared by BigGroup on Feb 27
The creative content team decided to research, analyse and visualise the 1400 recorded speeches delivered at the Oscars to identify some of the most interesting trends.




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