As a filmmaker, the Oscars elicit an electricity of awe. Sheer determination mixed with talent and sprinkled with some luck can equal quite an intoxicating rise to stardom. The glory and tradition of the Academy Awards' ceremony are LA's equivalent to the Super Bowl. Parties, gatherings and celebrations unite the city. On a misty preparation for next day's main event, I caught the essence of what I feel brings it all together: perfection in preparation.