Final preparations for the 84th Academy Awards are in full swing at the Kodak Theatre as the big event is just hours away.

While the rehearsals for the award presentations and acceptance speeches are progressing at the back stage, television crews are busy rehearsing for the non-stop coverage of the event.

Crews are not leaving anything for chance as they spruce up the red carpet before the arrival of the guests Sunday and conduct security sweep in the area with the sniffer dogs to make sure the safety of the evening.

Take a look at the preparations at the Kodak Theatre for the annual big event in the film world.