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Oscar envelopes explained: How presenters get winning names

LOS ANGELES (AP) - A look at how the Academy Awards' winners envelopes are handled before being opened live onstage:

- The consulting firm PwC, formerly Price Waterhouse Coopers, tabulates the winners based on ballots cast by the academy's 6,687 voting members. Unlike the nominations, which rely on a branch-specific, preferential-voting system, winners are chosen by popular vote - except for best picture, which uses the preferential method, wherein voters rank their favorite films in order

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