Pick this year’s Academy Awards and be crowned Aotearoa’s #1 Oscar expert

Pick the winners of the 94th Academy Awards and get ready to celebrate your status as Aotearoa’s #1 Oscar expert.

UPDATE: We have our 2022 champion – congratulations to Sam Parkins who correctly picked 22 out of the 23 categories. Four other entrants scored the same, with the winner determined at random.


This year’s Oscars are almost upon us, and once more Flicks is encouraging you to prove your superiority over fellow cinefiles.

Make your picks at the link below, and await victory—this year’s champ will win a t-shirt and mug commemorating this monumental achievement, as well as $200 of vouchers to use at your favourite cinema.

You’re welcome to enter as many times as you like before midday Monday March 28 (we’ll count your most recent picks received before then). In the event of a tie, a winner will be chosen at random.

That’s all you need to know in terms of the rules—if you need help making your picks, check out Dominic Corry’s predictions for the main categories and Steve Newall’s tips for the rest of the ballot (including the technical categories and short films that can be a puzzle to predict).

Then, armchair experts, CLICK HERE and make your Oscar picks!

The 94th Academy Awards will be held on Sunday March 27 (US time).

Watch in New Zealand on Monday March 28 on TVNZ2. Red carpet footage will screen in the morning, with the awards ceremony starting 1pm.