Some people have the Super Bowl, others have the Academy Awards—it’s the Big Game for fans of Hollywood and high fashion.
Advertisers dish out phenomenal sums to secure 30 second spots
—nearly as much as a Super Bowl spot—while the PR professionals hired to promote the films and actors nominated for awards watch anxiously to see if their clients take home an Oscar.
In other words, it’s a big deal, no matter how much Hollywood skeptics scoff.
As you prepare for the big event, take in this infographic from Confused.com
with 14 facts about the Oscars. For example, the swag bag the Academy gave attendees in 2012 contained £14,218.44 worth of stuff—that’s $21,690.23.
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