Oscars 2016 Production Team Announced

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Fourteen main members of the production team for the 88th Oscars have been announced. The Oscars will be coming to television sets courtesy of ABC live on Sunday, 28th February of this year.

Glenn Weiss will be the director of the telecast debut. Weiss has a lot of experience under his belt. He has directed 15 Tony Awards. For this accomplishment he has already won three Emmys.  

Among some of the other accolades that Weiss has managed to lay claim to are: Billboard Music Awards, BET Awards and American Music Awards.

As for the supervising producer, Michael Seligman, he has done 300 television shows and is a mastermind of the media. Of the 13 Emmy nominations he has garnered, 11 are for the backbreaking work he did regarding the Oscar telecasts.

Among some of the work for which he has received recognition may be included: The American Giving Awards, Stand Up to Cancer and Return to the Titanic…Live!    

The list of consulting producers include: Cindy Hauser, Nicolle Yaron and Chris Pizzi. Hauser is responsible for the on-screen visuals especially the In Memoriam segment.

Hauser has dealt in graphic details and visual displays. She has also engaged in several high profile events. YouTube Play and Google Engage are two of her major achievements.

Yaron is the element producer who is concerned with social media relations. Among her credits may be included: The Voice, Rising Star and World’s Funniest. She has received the MTV Movie Awards and People’s Choice Awards. 

Pizzi will be collaborating with Lori Margules in the capacity of insert producer. Pizzi won three Emmys for the hard work he did on the NFL, PGA and NASCAR.

This gentleman has done a lot of consultative jobs for the FOX News Channel. A few of the other names include: production designer Derek McLane, show choreographer Fatima Robinson, head writer Billy Kimball, music producer Byron Phillips, music director Harold Wheeler, talent producer Taryn Hurd and last but not least the lighting designer Robert Dickinson.

These distinguished ladies and gentlemen have dealt in all sorts of creative endeavors such as: Peter Pan Live, Happy, The Simpsons, the NAACP Image Awards, Dancing with the Stars, Teen Choice Awards, Grammy Awards and Tony Awards. They are a super-innovative bunch. Be ready to see them all working from behind the scenes on February 28th at the Dolby Theater in Hollywood. It will be a night to remembers in the annals of time.  

The 88th Oscars will be held on Sunday, February 28, at the Dolby Theatre® at Hollywood & Highland Center® in Hollywood, and will be televised live by the ABC Television Network. The Oscar presentation also will be televised live in more than 225 countries and territories worldwide.

Originally posted in i4u News

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