The Academy of Movement Image Arts and Sciences and ABC on Tuesday introduced a trio of completed producers who will oversee the 2021 award present that features the Oscar-winning Soderbergh (“Site visitors,” “Erin Brockovich”), Emmy-nominated producer Jesse Collins and Oscar-nominated producer Stacey Sher.
This shall be their first time producing the present.
“The upcoming Oscars is the proper event for innovation and for re-envisioning the probabilities for the awards present. It is a dream group who will reply instantly to those instances,” stated Academy President David Rubin and Academy CEO Daybreak Hudson in a joint assertion. “The Academy is happy to work with them to ship an occasion that displays the worldwide love of films and the way they join us and entertain us once we want them probably the most.”
Normally held in February or March to shut out Hollywood’s awards season, the Oscars will this yr happen in April because of delays attributable to the coronavirus pandemic.
“We’re thrilled and terrified in equal measure. Due to the extraordinary state of affairs we’re all in, there’s a possibility to concentrate on the flicks and the individuals who make them in a brand new approach, and we hope to create a present that actually FEELS like the flicks all of us love,” stated Collins, Sher and Soderbergh in a joint assertion.
Collins has produced many awards exhibits and tv specials together with the Grammy Awards and the BET Awards. Sher is an Oscar-nominated producer identified for movies like “Django Unchained” and “Erin Brockvich.”
The Academy Awards airs Sunday, April 25, 2021.