Jan 09, 2015
By Michael Kramer
The Oscar nominees in all 24 categories are going to hear their names announced next week – in a live news conference.
The Academy Awards producers are launching a new tradition – of revealing all the Oscar contenders in a media news conference. In the past, only the most popular categories were presented live – with the remainder announced in a news release.
Actor Chris Pine, directors JJ Abrams and Alfonso Cuaron, and Academy president Cheryl Boone Isaacs will unveil the nominees early Thursday at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ headquarters in Beverly Hills, California.
The announcement will stream live on the Academy’s website.
This year the Oscars will be presented at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles on February 22nd.