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Thursday, February 05, 2009

Jessica Biel hosts The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' Scientific and Technical Awards

IMTA alum Jessica Biel has been given the honor of hosting the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' Scientific and Technical Awards on Saturday at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel. The show is expected to be aired at the Awards show on February 22. According to the LA Times: "The Academy recognizes achievements on three levels: technical (a certificate), scientific and engineering (a plaque) and merit (an Oscar statuette). This year, six such achievements will be honored."Jessica competed at IMTA in 1994 where she debuted her acting, singing and dancing abilities. She signed with an agent and manager who helped her land the breakthrough role of Mary Camden on the beloved long-running WB series 7th Heaven. She has gone on to star in many major motion pictures such as I Now Pronounce You Chuck and Larry, The Illusionist, Stealth, Elizabethtown, Home of the Brave, Easy Virtue, Nailed, Powder Blue and Next. Jessica is not only talented and beautiful she has a big heart as well. One of the charities Jessica supports is the nonprofit, no kill Much Love Animal Rescue organization which works to reduce overpopulation and mistreatment of domestic animals.

Tune in on February 22 to see Jessica handing out the Scientific and Technical Awards!

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