The 89th Oscars are right around the corner, and The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences are announcing the nominees this morning (January 24).
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is doing something totally different this year. Instead of meeting at The Academy’s headquarters in Beverly Hills at 4AM, the brand will deliver this year’s nominations via live stream on , , the Academy’s digital platforms, a satellite feed, and through local broadcasters, including Good Morning America.
Academy Jennifer Hudson, Brie Larson, Emmanuel Lubezki, Jason Reitman, and Ken Watanabe will be delivering the nominations via produced videos with Academy president Cheryl Boone Isaacs.
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is a global community of more than 7,000 of the most accomplished artists, filmmakers and executives working in film. In addition to celebrating and recognizing excellence in filmmaking through the Oscars, the Academy supports a wide range of initiatives to promote the art and science of the movies, including public programming, educational outreach and the upcoming Academy Museum of Motion Pictures, which is under construction in Los Angeles.
Make sure to catch the live stream above beginning at 5:18AM PST/8:18AM PST. Hosted by Jimmy Kimmel, the 89th Oscars airs Sunday, February 26th @ 5:30PM PST/8:30PM EST on ABC.