Monday, February 09, 2015

What Are the Sci-Tech Awards?

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences are the people who, among other things, put on the Oscars. But a few weeks before then, they also throw the annual Scientific and Technical Awards, or Sci-Tech. This show honors the latest in technical innovation, and it gets a cursory mention every year during the Oscar broadcast. I've always been curious to attend the Sci-Tech Awards, and for Popular Mechanics I finally got my chance. The event was this past Saturday, at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel, which required me getting into a tux. What I found was an awards show, hosted this year by Miles Teller and Margot Robbie, that suggests the future of moviegoing. I had a blast covering the event, and I hope you enjoy this recap