Oscars 2013: Beasts director's 'fairytale'
24 February 2013 Last updated at 23:31 GMT
Stars, fans and members of the media are in Hollywood for what is likely to be one of the most unpredictable Academy Awards for years.
Director Benh Zeitlin is nominated for his first feature film, Beasts of the Southern Wild.
The star of the film, Quvenzhane Wallis, could become the youngest actress ever to win an Oscar.