The model for this year’s acting presentations?

Posted by · 5:41 pm · February 23rd, 2011

I mentioned yesterday that the multi-presenter format used for the acting awards in the last two Oscar ceremonies is being scrapped this year. However, while we’re doing away with the five-way individual tributes, producer Bruce Cohen claimed they were adopting an idea from the “1970 Oscars” that would ensure every nominee gets duly celebrated. Looking […]

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Oscarcast loses montages and acting tributes

Posted by · 9:13 am · February 22nd, 2011

Forgive me if this news, from the Hollywood Reporter, is a couple of days old — I’m still catching up on Oscar-related nuggets I missed while I was in Berlin. But I was so pleased by these details relating to Sunday’s telecast that I had to share them. I’m on the record as saying I […]

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Cohen, Mischer tapped as Oscarcast producers

Posted by · 6:41 pm · June 22nd, 2010

What a novel idea, getting a jump on things.  The press release, in part: Academy Award®-winning producer Bruce Cohen and acclaimed television producer/director Don Mischer will produce the 83rd Academy Awards telecast, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences President Tom Sherak announced this evening. Mischer will also serve as the telecast’s director. This will […]

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