Access The Oscars Online
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has launched an online “All Access” pass for Oscar night on Oscar.com.
Beginning at 3:30 p.m. PT, Sunday, February 27, visitors to Oscar.com will be able to view red carpet arrivals of actors and celebrities via multiple camera angles. During the broadcast on ABC, users can view the backstage “Thank You Cam” where winners make their acceptance remarks.
For $4.99 users can register to get more online access, including multiple “360 cams” that can be controlled with the click/drag functionality of a mouse. Inside the Kodak Theater, viewers will see the presenters’ hair and makeup area, watch the guests interact during commercial breaks and see the Academy’s official winner portrait area.
The access continues at the Governors Ball, where users will be able see Oscar winners arriving at the party and having their statuettes being affixed with nameplates.
iPad, iPhone and iPod touch users can access the Oscar Backstage Pass App for $0.99 in the App Store.