The Academy Awards 2017 Live
The Academy Awards 2017 Live,The 89th Academy Awards ceremony, presented by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS), will honor the best films of 2016 and will take place at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, California on February 26, 2017.
The Academy Awards 2017 Live,During the ceremony, AMPAS will present Academy Awards (commonly referred to as Oscars) in 24 categories. The ceremony, televised in the United States by ABC, will be produced by Michael De Luca and Jennifer Todd and directed by Glenn Weiss.Comedian Jimmy Kimmel will host the ceremony for the first time.
In related events, the Academy held its 8th Annual Governors Awards ceremony at the Grand Ballroom of the Hollywood and Highland Center on November 12, 2016.On February 11, 2017, in a ceremony at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel in Beverly Hills, California,the Academy Scientific and Technical Awards were presented by hosts John Cho and Leslie Mann.
The nominees for the 89th Academy Awards were announced on January 24, 2017, via global live stream from the Academy.La La Land received the most nominations with a record-tying fourteen (1950’s All About Eve and 1997’s Titanic also achieved this distinction);Arrival and Moonlight came in second with eight apiece.
Due to the mixed reception and low ratings of the previous year’s ceremony, producers David Hill and Reginald Hudlin declined to helm the upcoming festivities.Actor and comedian Chris Rock told Variety regarding if he would return to host, “Someone else will do it.” Speaking about producing the show, Rock said, “Do they even have a producer yet? I’ll produce.”In November 2016, AMPAS recruited Michael De Luca and Jennifer Todd as producers of the ceremony.”What a talented team,” AMPAS president Cheryl Boone Isaacs said in a press release announcing the decision, “Mike and Jennifer have a great working relationship and a tremendous love and respect of film, and will surely draw from their vast experience to create an exceptional and unforgettable event for movie fans everywhere.”On December 5, 2016, it was announced that Jimmy Kimmel would host the ceremony.Kimmel expressed that it was truly an honor and a thrill to be asked to host Academy Awards commenting “Mike and Jennifer have an excellent plan and their enthusiasm is infectious. I am honored to have been chosen to host the 89th and final Oscars.”