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How stars survive awards season

8 February 2013 Last updated at 00:09 GMT

The film industry is in the thick of awards season with nominees preparing their speeches and deciding on that all important headline stealing outfit.

But with one ceremony following another, the endless run of red carpets in the build up to the Oscars can get tiring.

So what do the stars think of these ceremonies and how do they survive them?

BBC News spoke to some of the nominees at ceremonies in London who described the awards season as "overwhelming, surreal and enjoyable".

Video journalists: Sophie van Brugen and Rachel Curtis.