Elizabeth Banks Hosting Sci Tech Oscars

Elizabeth Banks

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updated 02/12/2010 AT 7:00 AM ET

originally published 02/12/2010 AT 8:20 AM ET

This is no Definitely, Maybe scenario: Elizabeth Banks is totally hosting this year’s Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ Scientific and Technical Awards.

At the Feb. 20 dinner in Beverly Hills, the actress will present 15 awards to honor the men, women and companies whose discoveries and innovations have contributed in significant, outstanding and lasting ways to motion pictures. Sounds like the guys behind 3-D advancements and the Avatar team will be busy that night!

The 82nd Annual Academy Awards will be presented on Sunday, March 7, and televised live on ABC beginning at 5 p.m. PT/ 8 p.m. ET.


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