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“We created this contest last year to give students who are passionate about film, the opportunity to set their sights on the future,” said Craig Zadan and Neil Meron.  “We received so many inspiring submissions this year that it made for a difficult choice, but the talent and stories of these six winners really represent what Team Oscar is all about and convinced us that they are a perfect fit for the Oscar stage.”The “Team Oscar” winners are:Zaineb Abdul-Nabi – University of Michigan (MI) – Hometown: Bronx, NYTayo Amos – Stanford University (CA) – Hometown: Mountain View, CANathan...
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The Academy launched its Oscar season with a trailer starring show host Ellen DeGeneres and 250 tuxedo-clad men and women dancing to “The Walker” by indie pop band Fitz and The Tantrums.  The Oscars® will air Sunday, March 2, 2014, live on ABC.“I had the best time making this,” said DeGeneres.  “I love Paul, I love tWitch, I love Fitz and I like most of the Tantrums.”Paul Feig, a new Academy member, conceived and directed the trailer, which was choreographed by dancers Stephen “tWitch” Boss and Allison Holker. Feig’s directorial credits include “Bridesmaids,” “The Heat” and the...
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 Channing Tatum and The Academy today launched the “Team Oscar” college search on “The Ellen DeGeneres Show,” along with this year’s Oscars host, Ellen DeGeneres, by inviting the next generation of filmmakers to vie for an opportunity to appear onstage during the live Oscar broadcast. Winners will deliver Oscar statuettes to celebrity presenters at the Academy Awards® on Oscar Sunday, March 2, 2014, live on ABC.“We were very happy to have created this college program for last year’s show. It was a huge success, and we’re excited to take it to the next level,” said show producers Craig...
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 Television icon Ellen DeGeneres will return to host the Oscars® for a second time, producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron announced today. The Academy Awards® will be broadcast live on Oscar Sunday, March 2, 2014, on the ABC Television Network."We are thrilled to have Ellen DeGeneres host the Oscars," said Zadan and Meron. "As a longtime friend, we had always hoped to find a project for us to do together and nothing could be more exciting than teaming up to do the Oscars. There are few stars today who have Ellen's gift for comedy, with her great warmth and humanity. She is beloved...
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