Raj Kapoor, who has served as a producer and government producer of quite a few Grammy Awards telecasts, has been named government producer and showrunner of the 96th Oscars, that are set to air reside on ABC on Sunday, March 10, 2024.
Katy Mullan has been tapped as government producer, and Hamish Hamilton as director.
This might be Kapoor and Mullan’s first time government producing and Hamilton’s fourth time directing the Oscars. Kapoor has labored on the present for the previous seven years and most lately served as producer for the ninety fifth Oscars.
Kapoor has obtained six Primetime Emmy nominations – 4 of them for excellent selection particular (reside) for The Grammys in 2019, 2021 and 2022 and Oscars in 2023. His different two Emmy nods are for excellent selection particular (pre-recorded). He received in 2022 for Adele: One Night time Solely and is a present nominee for Norman Lear: 100 Years of Music & Laughter. (The long-delayed 2023 awards might be introduced on Jan. 15, 2024.)
“As a Canadian boy of South Asian descent and a girl from London who grew up watching the Oscars, dreaming of being part of it, this is a ‘pinch me’ moment!” Kapoor and Mullan stated in a joint assertion. “This has been an exceptional year for the movies, and it’s an absolute privilege to be leading the team celebrating the global film industry and the astounding talents that bring these cinematic stories to life. We’re dedicated to making it a remarkable celebration for all.”
“Raj and Hamish have been incredible Oscars collaborators, and we are delighted to welcome them and Katy to lead the 96th Oscars,” Academy CEO Invoice Kramer and Academy president Janet Yang stated in an announcement. “Their deep love of cinema, fresh vision, and tremendous live television expertise is perfect for our reinvigorated show.”
A number of folks from the artistic crew behind the ninety fifth Oscars are returning to work on the 96th Oscars, together with artistic director Kenny Gravillis, manufacturing designers Misty Buckley and Alana Billingsley, crimson carpet present government producer David Chamberlin, and crimson carpet artistic consultants Lisa Love and Raúl Àvila.
Along with his Emmy-nominated work, Kapoor’s credit embrace the ACM Awards, the Latin Grammys, The Emmy Awards, Magnificence and the Beast: A thirtieth Celebration and The Disney Household Singalong.
Mullan is an government producer, showrunner and accomplice within the world reside occasion manufacturing firm Achieved + Dusted. Her work in reside leisure ranges from producing the London Olympics opening and shutting ceremonies to The Little Mermaid Reside! Her latest credit embrace Magnificence and the Beast: A thirtieth Celebration, Step Into…The Motion pictures and the Disney Household Singalong franchise.
Hamilton made his Oscars debut directing the 82nd Academy Awards telecast in 2010 and subsequently directed the 86th and 87th Oscars. He has obtained 11 Primetime Emmy nominations, for guiding 4 Tremendous Bowl half-time reveals, two Oscar telecasts, two Grammy telecasts, Lizzo: Reside in Live performance and the opening ceremonies of the 2012 London Olympics.
Hamilton, who has directed 14 Tremendous Bowl halftime reveals, was Emmy-nominated for those starring Justin Timberlake, Jennifer Lopez & Shakira and Rihanna in addition to the all-star hip-hop celebration starring Dr. Dre, Snoop Dogg, Mary J. Blige, Eminem, Kendrick Lamar and 50 Cent. He obtained two Emmy nods for the one starring Rihanna, one as a producer and one as a director. That and Lizzo: Reside in Live performance are pending, so Hamilton has three possibilities to win his first Primetime Emmy in January.
Hamilton, a accomplice within the world reside occasion manufacturing firm Achieved + Dusted, has obtained a Peabody Award and a BAFTA Award. He was additionally a 2002 Grammy nominee for Robbie Williams – Reside on the Albert, a contender for greatest long-form music video.
The 96th Oscars might be held on Sunday, March 10, 2024, on the Dolby Theatre at Ovation Hollywood and might be televised reside on ABC and in additional than 200 territories worldwide.
The Grammys haven’t but introduced their manufacturing crew. The 66th Annual Grammy Awards might be held on Feb. 4, 2024.