The Academy Awards, known as "The Oscars," constitute Hollywood's most high-profile award ceremony for the cinema industry.
The Oscars are broadly considered the industry's most prestigious set of prizes, certainly for mainstream cinema. Recent DW content on the glitzy gala can be found on this page.
The German Film Awards, also called Lola Awards, have changed names a few times over the years. Just like the Oscars, they honor the most outstanding films of the last year - but have also been criticized in recent past.