Oscars: Glenn Weiss Returns to Direct Ceremony for 7th Time
Glenn Weiss is again within the director’s seat for the Academy Awards, set to direct the Oscars ceremony broadcast for the seventh time in his profession.
This 12 months’s producer Will Packer introduced Tuesday that Weiss would return to direct The 94th Oscars, which air stay on ABC Sunday, March 27.
“You want somebody with the deep technical information and inventive insights of Glenn to create an Oscars present that really celebrates a worldwide love of movie. I’m lucky to be working with him,” Packer mentioned in an announcement.
Glenn Weiss was additionally readily available for final 12 months’s Oscars ceremony that was held partially within the Dolby Theater and likewise in Los Angeles’ Union Station due to COVID protocols. He together with the producers had the objective of constructing the Oscars ceremony resemble a film in the best way it was shot, resulting in a broadcast that regarded not like any of the previous Oscars reveals.
Along with his six earlier Oscars reveals, for which he’s gained two Emmys, he’s additionally directed 20 Tony Awards reveals which have additionally gained him three totally different directing Emmys, in addition to eight DGA Awards throughout the Oscars and Tonys.
Weiss’ further directing credit embody final 12 months’s “Celebrating America,” “The Democratic Nationwide Conference,” “The Kennedy Middle Honors,” “The Primetime Emmy Awards,” “American Music Awards,” “BET Awards,” “Peter Pan Dwell!,” “Dick Clark’s New 12 months’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest,” “Dwell from Lincoln Middle,” “Academy of Nation Music Awards,” “Macy’s 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular” and lots of others.
The 94th Oscars will return to the Dolby Theatre and the Hollywood and Highland Middle this 12 months and can air on ABC and in additional than 200 territories worldwide.