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 (“Visitors,” “Erin Brockovich”), Emmy-nominated producer Jesse Collins and Oscar-nominated producer Stacey Sher.
This will likely be their first time producing the present.
“The upcoming Oscars is the right event for innovation and for re-envisioning the chances for the awards present. It is a dream staff who will reply immediately 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 after we want them essentially the most.”
Normally held in February or March to shut out Hollywood’s awards season, the Oscars will this yr happen in April resulting from 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 give attention to the flicks and the individuals who make them in a brand new manner, 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.