Brett Ratner and Don Mischer announced as Oscarcast producers

Posted by · 5:01 pm · August 4th, 2011

Is this the day the earth stood still? Eesh. Via AMPAS release: Brett Ratner and Don Mischer will produce the 84th Academy Awards telecast, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences President Tom Sherak announced today. This will be Ratner’s first involvement with the Oscar show; Mischer will for the second year in a row […]

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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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