Pete Docter, Jonas Rivera & Tim Miller Host Oscar Week Events

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The Academy will present a series of public programs celebrating this year’s Oscar nominees in select categories in the week leading up to the 89th awards ceremony. Held in the Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills, Oscar Week events will include sessions on Animated Feature Film (hosted by Pete Docter and Jonas Rivera) and Animated and Live Action Short Film (hosted by Tim Miller).

The Oscar Week schedule will also cover Documentary Feature, Documentary Short Subject, Foreign Language Film, and Makeup & Hairstyling.

Oscar Week: Shorts

Tues., Feb. 21 at 7 p.m.

Hosted by director Tim Miller

Miller received an Oscar nomination in the Animated Short Film category for Gopher Broke and most recently directed last year’s Deadpool. The program will delve into the Animated Short Film and Live Action Short Film categories with complete screenings of all the nominated films as well as onstage panel discussions with the filmmakers (schedules permitting).

Animated Short nominees: Blind Vaysha, Theodore Ushev; Borrowed Time, Andrew Coats and Lou Hamou-Lhadj; Pear Cider and Cigarettes, Robert Valley and Cara Speller; Pearl, Patrick Osborne; Piper, Alan Barillaro and Marc Sondheimer.

Oscar Week: Animated Features

Thurs., Feb. 23 at 7:30 p.m.

Hosted by director Pete Docter and producer Jonas Rivera

Docter and Rivera took home Animated Feature Film Oscars last year for Inside Out. Docter’s other feature credits include Up, which Rivera also produced, Monsters Inc. and Toy Story. This year’s nominees in the Animated Feature Film category (schedules permitting) will talk about their creative processes and present clips illustrating their techniques.

Animated Feature nominees: Kubo and the Two Strings, Travis Knight and Arianne Sutner; Moana, John Musker, Ron Clements and Osnat Shurer; My Life as a Zucchini, Claude Barras and Max Karli; The Red Turtle, Michael Dudok de Wit and Toshio Suzuki; Zootopia, Byron Howard, Rich Moore and Clark Spencer.

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