ELI5: Explain Like I'm 5

academy awards

The Academy Awards is a big important party for everyone who makes movies like actors, directors, writers, designers, and many others. They all get dressed up in fancy clothes and walk down a red carpet to a special place where a lot of people are watching them, and they get to sit in special seats to watch a show.

The show is like a big competition to see which movies were the best in things like acting, music, and writing. There are a lot of different awards to win, like Best Actor or Best Supporting Actress, and they all have special names for them like Oscars.

These Oscars are like big shiny statues that look like people holding a giant golden ball. When someone wins, they get to go up on stage and make a big speech and thank all of the important people who helped them make their movie.

The Academy Awards are really important because they show everyone which movies were the best and most loved by people who really love movies. Sometimes the movies that win will be remembered forever and become really popular all around the world.