Danette Herman Named Coordinating Producer for Oscar® Telecast

Beverly Hills, CA (January 20, 2011) – Danette Herman has been named coordinating producer for the 83rd Academy Awards®, telecast producers Bruce Cohen and Don Mischer announced today.

“Danette brings solid-gold experience with the entire film community to the show,” said Cohen and Mischer.  “We are extremely pleased that she will once again be an integral part of the Oscar team.”

A specialist in live and taped television specials and events, Herman has served in various capacities on the Academy Awards telecast for more than 36 years.  In 2010 she was co-producer of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ Governors Awards, coordinating producer for “The 33rd Kennedy Center Honors” and co-producer for “The 62nd Primetime Emmy® Awards.” She also has continuing associations with “CNN Heroes,” “Stand Up to Cancer” and “An American Celebration at Ford’s Theatre.”

Academy Awards for outstanding film achievements of 2010 will be presented on Sunday, February 27, 2011, at the Kodak Theatre at Hollywood & Highland Center®, and televised live on the ABC Television Network.  The Oscar presentation also will be televised live in more than 200 countries worldwide.

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