A number of new faces are joining the production team on the Oscars for the first time, while one team member is marking his 30th Oscars telecast.
Producers Donna Gigliotti and Glenn Weiss announced 11 key members of the team for the 91st Oscars, which will air live on Sunday, Feb. 24, on ABC. It was previously announced that Weiss would be returning as director for his fourth consecutive year, while sharing producing duties with Gigliotti for the first time.
In a joint statement, Gigliotti and Weiss said: “We are pleased to welcome five new faces to the Oscars production team. These highly accomplished professionals join six returning show veterans, including lighting director Robert Dickinson, who this year commemorates his 30th Oscars ceremony.”
Rob Paine, who has been associated with the Oscars telecast for more than 20 years, returns as the supervising producer.
Click here for the full rundown in today’s announcement.