'The Artist' Wins Best Picture, Director, Actor at the 84th Academy Awards

5:20 AM ET Mon, 27 Feb 2012

Lindsay Conner, partner for entertainment and media at Manatt Phelps and Phillips, told CNBC, "It means a lot, particular for a smaller film like the Artist that didn't have a gigantic marketing budget going in, it means awareness not only in the United States but really around the world, it is likely to bump its box office numbers and to help down the road with DVD sales and rentals."