Can you believe it's already been nearly a year since last year's ceremony? Since Glenn Close did "Da Butt" dance, Chloé Zhao made history, and Nomadland won Best Picture? In the final countdown on to this year's 94th Oscars, A.frame is here to make sure you are in the know about the who, what, when and where of the show.
When is this year's Oscars ceremony?
The Oscars will be held on Sunday, March 27, starting at 5 p.m. PT/8 p.m. ET and televised live on ABC and in more than 200 territories worldwide.
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Where is this year's Oscars ceremony?
The Oscars returns to its home at the Dolby Theatre at Ovation Hollywood.
Set your reminder for the 94th #Oscars - airing LIVE at 8e/5p on @ABCNetwork! https://t.co/ioQNPcKpVj— The Academy (@TheAcademy) March 24, 2022
Which films are nominated?
The Power of the Dog is the year's most-nominated film, with 12 total nominations, including Best Directing and Best Adapted Screenplay, both for Jane Campion. Dune follows with 10 nominations, then Belfast and West Side Story with seven apiece. See the full list of nominees.
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Who is hosting the Oscars?
After going host-less three consecutive ceremonies, the 94th Oscars will be emceed by not just one… or two… but three hosts: Regina Hall, Amy Schumer and Wanda Sykes.
They just have to do better than last year's hosts... 😉— The Academy (@TheAcademy) March 10, 2022
Catch @MoreReginaHall, @amyschumer and @iamwandasykes host the #Oscars LIVE Sunday, March 27 on @ABCNetwork! pic.twitter.com/inzA0r0ef5
Who will be the presenting?
Here is the full list of presenters: Halle Bailey, Stephanie Beatriz, Josh Brolin, Ruth E. Carter, Sean "Diddy" Combs, Kevin Costner, Jamie Lee Curtis, DJ Khaled, Jacob Elordi, Lady Gaga, Jennifer Garner, Jake Gyllenhaal, H.E.R., Tiffany Haddish, Woody Harrelson, Tony Hawk, Anthony Hopkins, Samuel L. Jackson, Lily James, Zoë Kravitz, Daniel Kaluuya, Mila Kunis, John Leguizamo, Simu Liu, Rami Malek, Shawn Mendes, Jason Momoa, Bill Murray, Lupita Nyong'o, Elliot Page, Rosie Perez, Tyler Perry, Chris Rock, Tracee Ellis Ross, Jill Scott, Naomi Scott, J.K. Simmons, Kelly Slater, Wesley Snipes, Uma Thurman, John Travolta, Shawn White, Serena Williams, Venus Williams, Yuh-Jung Youn and Rachel Zegler.
Who are the trophy presenters?
Sofia Ayerdi and DeAnte' Massenburg, both alumni of The Academy's Oscars Gold Intern Program, and Joshua Suiter and Zaria Woodford, aka Mister and Miss North Carolina A&T State University.
Relive the moment @willpowerpacker and @ShaylaCowan surprised Sofia, DeAnte, Zaria and Joshua with the news that they were selected to be this years #Oscars trophy presenters. pic.twitter.com/kSIgvxkije— The Academy (@TheAcademy) March 14, 2022
Who's putting the show on?
Emmy nominee Will Packer will produce this year's ceremony, with Shayla Cowan, chief of staff of Will Packer Productions and Will Packer Media, serving as co-producer. "I'm fully embracing the challenge of bringing an ode to one of the most iconic mediums in the world to life," Packer said.
Six-time Oscars director Glenn Weiss will return to helm the 94th Academy Awards. (Weiss won back-to-back Emmy Awards in 2017 and '18 for directing the Oscars.) "You need someone with the deep technical knowledge and creative insights of Glenn to create an Oscars show that truly celebrates a global love of film," Packer said. "I'm fortunate to be working with him."
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