Inside the Oscars Telecast: 7 Candid Instagram Moments (Photos)

See the backstage snapshots the Academy shared of everyone from Julianne Moore and Patricia Arquette to Liam Neeson

The Oscars magic might have been happening on stage but the real fun was behind the scenes.

The Academy gave their Instagram followers a backstage pass to their prep space Sunday night, featuring candid snapshots of everyone from presenters Dakota Johnson and Jennifer Aniston to Neil Patrick Harris’ tighty-whities moment.

1. Miles Teller and Margot Robbie prep before taking the stage for their recap of the Academy’s Sci-Tech Awards

Last min prep #oscars

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2. Seconds after Patricia Arquette’s Best Supporting Actress victory and Meryl Streep‘s enthusiastic reception, the “Boyhood” winner makes her way backstage

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3. Dakota Johnson and Liam Neeson take a quiet moment while waiting for their turn to hit the stage

Liam and dakota waiting for their turn on stage #oscars

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4. Common and John Legend celebrating their win for “Glory”

The moment after they won #oscars A photo posted by The Academy (@theacademy) on

5. Will Arnett and Quest Love prepping for their moment to shine during “Everything Is Awesome”

Questlove and batman hanging with team oscar. Guess who batman is #oscars

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6. Julianne Moore gets escorted backstage by Matthew McConaughey after her first ever Oscar win

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7. The rear view of Neil Patrick Harris you didn’t see during the Oscars broadcast

Yeah he just did that #oscars

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