BigStar.com to be Lead Advertiser/Marketer on Oscar Site

Oscar.com, the official Web site of the
Academy Awards, has signed BigStar.com as its exclusive e-commerce video and
DVD partner and lead advertiser.

BigStar.com hosts the official Oscar.com
store, which features discounted prices on all movies that have been nominated
for an Oscar or have previously won an Oscar, as well as other movies in which
1998 nominees have starred.

ABC Internet Group and the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences produce
Oscar.com. Financial arrangements for the deal were not disclosed. As part of
the agreement, no other filmed entertainment retailer will sponsor, promote or
be affiliated with Oscar.com.

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