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ACADEMY’S OSCAR® WEEK EVENTS CELEBRATE THIS YEAR’S NOMINEES
LOS ANGELES, CA — In the week leading up to the 90th Oscars®, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will present a series of public programs celebrating this year’s nominees in the Animated Feature Film, Documentary Feature, Documentary Short Subject, Foreign Language Film, Makeup and Hairstyling, Original Score, and Animated and Live Action Short Film categories. Events will be held at the Academy’s Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills and Walt Disney Concert Hall in downtown Los Angeles.
OSCAR WEEK: SHORTS
Waititi received an Oscar nomination in 2004 for the live action short film “Two Cars, One Night.” He most recently directed last year’s “Thor: Ragnarok.” The program will delve into the Animated Short Film and Live Action Short Film categories with complete screenings of all the nominated films as well as onstage panel discussions with the filmmakers (schedules permitting).
OSCAR WEEK: DOCUMENTARIES
Amend is a film editor whose documentary feature credits include “The Case Against 8” and the Oscar winners “Into the Arms of Strangers: Stories of the Kindertransport” and “The Long Way Home.” Williams is a director who won an Oscar in 2010 for the documentary feature “Music by Prudence,” and received an Oscar nomination in 2017 for the documentary feature “Life, Animated.” His other credits include “God Loves Uganda” and “Blackface.” All the films nominated in the Documentary Feature and Documentary Short Subject categories this year will be presented in an evening of clips and onstage discussions with the filmmakers (schedules permitting).
THE OSCAR CONCERT presented with the Los Angeles Philharmonic
With Thomas Wilkins, conductor; Terence Blanchard, trumpet; special guests, TBA
OSCAR WEEK: ANIMATED FEATURES
Hosted by directors Byron Howard and Rich Moore, and producer Clark Spencer
OSCAR WEEK: FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM
Johnson won the 1988 Best Picture Oscar for “Rain Man,” and received a second nomination for “Bugsy.” The directors of the nominated films in the Foreign Language Film category (schedules permitting) will explore a wide range of topics, from their experiences developing their projects, to the challenges of their profession. The program will include clips from each of the nominated films.
OSCAR WEEK: MAKEUP AND HAIRSTYLING SYMPOSIUM
Burwell won an Oscar for her work on “Braveheart,” and was nominated for “Saving Private Ryan.” Her other feature credits include “Lincoln” and “The Princess Bride.” ” Engelman, has served as a makeup artist on such features as “Burlesque,” “Heat,” “Moonstruck,” “Rocky IV,” and “Ghostbusters.” Blondell is a BAFTA-winning hairstylist for “The Aviator” whose other film credits include “The Revenant,” “Django Unchained,” “Shampoo” and “Harold and Maude.” In Oscar Week’s final public event, the nominees in the Makeup and Hairstyling category (schedules permitting) will reveal the secrets behind their on-screen work. Photographs, appliances, molds, wigs and other items will be on display in the theater lobby.
Samuel Goldwyn Theater
The 90th Oscars® will be held on Sunday, March 4, 2018, at the Dolby Theatre® at Hollywood & Highland Center® in Hollywood, and will be televised live on the ABC Television Network. The Oscars also will be televised live in more than 225 countries and territories worldwide.
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