76th Annual Academy Awards Coverage (2004)
- Date of Ceremony: Sunday, February 29, 2004
- For films released in: 2003
- Nominations Announcement: Tuesday, January 27, 2004
- Location: Kodak Theatre, Los Angeles, California
- Host(s): Billy Crystal (video)
Welcome to Digital Hit’s coverage of the 76th Annual Academy Awards®.
The ceremony held on February 29th, 2004, was produced by Joe Roth and hosted by Billy Crystal. This was the eighth time that Crystal has served as host of the presentation. He hosted four consecutive shows beginning in 1990, then returned following a three-year hiatus to host the 69th, 70th and 72nd telecasts.
For the sixth year in a row, DigitalHit.com was in Hollywood covering the Oscars®. We were on the red carpet, in the pressroom and in the backstage photo room. We have results and commentary as well as a slew of backstage and red carpet photos.
Heading into the ceremony, the following film(s) had five or more nominations:
- The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King: 11
- Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World: 10
- Cold Mountain: 7
- Seabiscuit: 7
- Mystic River: 6
- Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl: 5