IBTimes UK film reporters Alfred Joyner and Ben Skipper predict who will be the big winners at the 86th Academy Awards.

Can Steve McQueen's epic 12 Years a Slave make it a hat trick by taking home the Golden Globe, Bafta and Oscar for Best Picture?

Will veteran Leonardo DiCaprio finally achieve an Oscar first for Best Actor?

Will Hollywood's new 'It' girl Lupita Nyong'o beat firm favourite Jennifer Lawrence to be crowned Best Supporting Actress?

And have British filmmakers down enough to rival their American counterparts in the major categories?

You will be able to find the answers to all the above right here.

IBTimes UK will be reporting live on the scene and bringing you all the red carpet arrivals and winners as they are revealed.

So tune into our live blog from 8.30pm PST (1.30am GMT) for red carpet arrivals, emotional acceptance speeches, and Oscar-worthy tantrums.