The 93rd Oscars Show producers Jesse Collins, Stacey Sher and Steven Soderbergh recently announced 14 key members of the production team for the 93rd Academy Awards. Below is a list of the seven black members who make up the show’s new talent and veterans! OScars Questlove Production Team, Dream Hampton
Drummer, DJ, producer, writer and founding member of hip hop group The Roots, Questlove joins the Oscars production team as the show’s musical director. He is the musical director of “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon”, for which The Roots is the house group. Five-time Grammy AwardÂ® winner, Questlove has held musical leadership roles with artists such as D’Angelo, Eminem and Jay-Z. He produced through his production company Two One Five Entertainment the documentary series “Hip Hop: The Songs That Shook America” ââand will then direct a documentary on Sly Stone. He made his directorial debut with the feature documentary âSummer of Soul (â¦ Or, When the Revolution Could Not Be Televised),â which premiered at the 2021 Sundance Film Festival and received both the Grand Jury Prize and Audience Prize for the best American documentary. . Questlove is a member of the Academy and has performed at the Oscars before.
dream joins the Oscars production team as a screenwriter. Award-winning filmmaker and writer, his most recent works include the feature documentary “Treasure”, the HBO documentary “It’s a Hard Truth Ain’t It”, the BET documentary series “Finding Justice” and Lifetime’s Emmy’s nominated “Surviving R Kelly” , which broke audience records and won a Peabody Award. hampton was named to the 2019 TIME 100 list of the world’s most influential people.
Co-producer Jeannae Rouzan-Argile joins the Oscars production team for the first time. She is a screenwriter and producer, and vice president of promotions for Jesse Collins Entertainment. For more than 15 years, Rouzan-Clay has been at the helm of several television shows for major networks and streaming platforms, including CBS, BET, VH1, Nickelodeon and Netflix. NAACP Image AwardÂ® winning producer, her work includes awards including âBET Awardsâ, âBlack Girls Rock! “,” BET Honors “,” ABFF Honors “and” Soul Train Awards “; specials such as “Super Bowl LV Halftime Show Starring The Weeknd”, “The 14th Annual Stand Up for Heroes”, “The All-Star Nickmas Special”, “Leslie Jones: Time Machine”, “Dear Mama”, “Def Comedy Jam 25 “and” BET Presents Love and Happiness: A Celebration of Obama “and the” Sunday Best “competition series.
Co-producer Dionne Harmon joins the Oscars production team for the first time. She is Executive Vice President of Content and Strategy at Jesse Collins Entertainment, where she oversees the development and production of unscripted and scripted content. Four-time NAACP Image Award winner, Harmon has produced tents and specials including âA Grammy Salute to the Sounds of Changeâ, âSuper Bowl LV Halftime Show Starring The Weekndâ, âJohn Lewis: Celebrating a Heroâ, “BET Awards”, “BET Hip Hop Awards”, “Soul Train Awards” and “BET Presents Love & Happiness: An Obama Celebration”, as well as the comedy specials “Leslie Jones: Time Machine” and “Amanda Seales: I Be Knowin ‘âand the contest showsâ Rhythm + Flow âandâ Nashville Squares â. On the script side, Harmon’s credits include the BET miniseries “The Bobby Brown Story” and the “American Soul” series.
Rodney Barnes returns to the Oscars production team as a screenwriter. Writer and producer, he is currently executive producer of an untitled HBO series about the 1980s Los Angeles Lakers, and showrunner, writer and creator of “Things That Make White People Uncomfortable” for HBO Max. Barnes wrote “The Falcon” by Marvel Comics, “Lando: Double or Nothing” by Marvel / Lucasfilm and “Quincredible” for the Lion Forge imprint. Other credits include “Wu-Tang: An American Saga”, “The Boondocks” and “Everybody Hates Chris”.
Amberia Allen returns as a writer at the Oscars for the second year in a row. She has written for “The Daily Show with Trevor Noah” and “The Last OG” and has written for numerous live awards and variety specials including “Golden Globe Awards”, “Primetime Emmy Awards” and “The Mark Twain American Comedy Award In addition, Allen holds a PhD in Sociology from UCLA and is a co-author of UCLA’s annual report on Diversity in Hollywood.
Mitchell Marchand returns to the Oscars show as a writer. His credits as a comedy writer include award shows such as “BET Awards”, “Hip Hop Awards”, “UNCF Evening of Stars”, MTV Video Music Awards “,” NAACP Image Awards “and” Primetime Emmy Awards ” “. He wrote jokes for big name talents like Jamie Foxx, Anthony Anderson, Mike Epps, Kevin Hart and Chris Rock, and created presentations for Oprah Winfrey, Tyler Perry, Quincy Jones and Kerry Washington. As of 2021, Marchand’s work can be seen on the Netflix series “The Upshaws” and the second season of “Kids Say the Darndest Things” on CBS.
Other members of the production tram include:
Rob paine has been associated with telecasting the Oscars for over 20 years and returns as supervising producer. Paine has over 200 televised events to his name and has won eight Primetime EmmyÂ® Award nominations, one Daytime Emmy Award nomination and a Peabody Award. Her credits include “Celebrating America,” “A West Wing Special to Benefit When We All Vote,” 12 Super Bowl halftime shows, “The Kennedy Center Honors” and the “Primetime Emmy Awards.”
Co-producer Raj kapoor joined the Oscars for the fifth year in a row, overseeing content and on-screen performance. Her recent credits include “The Wonderful World of Disney: The Little Mermaid Live!” “Mariah Carey Magical Christmas Special”, “Grammy AwardsÂ®”, “Primetime Emmy Awards”, “Academy of Country Music Awards”, “Latin Grammys”, “The E! People’s Choice Awards â,â Stand Up to Cancer âand severalâ The Disney Family Singalong âspecials. Kapoor has organized numerous large-scale international tours for Carrie Underwood, Faith Hill and Tim McGraw, One Republic, âAmerican Idolâ, âSo You Think You Can Danceâ, Backstreet Boys, Shania Twain, Juanes, Jonas Brothers and Demi Lovato .
Taryn hurd joined the Oscars for the eighth consecutive year as a talented producer. She has also been a talent producer at the last six Governors’ Awards ceremonies, as well as numerous television variety specials and awards shows.
Richard LaGravenese is a first-time writer for the Oscars show. Writer, director and film and television producer, he won an OscarÂ® nomination for his original screenplay of “The Fisher King”. Her other writing credits include “Unbroken”, “Water for Elephants”, “The Horse Whisperer”, “Beloved”, “The Mirror Has Two Faces”, “The Bridges of Madison County”, “A Little Princess” and ” The Ref. “He has written and directed films such as” The Last Five Years “,” Beautiful Creatures “,” PS I Love You “,” Freedom Writers “, the” Pigalle “segment in” Paris, Je T’Aime And âLiving Out Fort.â His television credits include âBehind the Candelabra,â for which he received an Emmy nomination; the Emmy-nominated documentary âA Decade under the Influenceâ and the legal series âThe Divideâ .
Editor-in-chief Jon macks returns for its 24th Oscar TV show. He was honored with eight Primetime Emmy Award nominations, including three for Oscar telecast. In addition to his Oscar work, Macks wrote for 22 years on “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno” and writes for Billy Crystal, Steve Martin, Chris Rock, Martin Short, Helen Mirren and Michael Douglas. Over the past year, he wrote for the 2020 Democratic National Convention, prepared the debate for President Biden, and was one of two editors for the “Celebrating America” ââInaugural Night special.
Production designer David rockwell returns to the Oscars squad. He previously served as Production Designer for the 81st and 82nd Academy Awards, the latter earning him a Primetime Emmy Award. Rockwell is the founder and president of Rockwell Group, an interdisciplinary architecture and design firm with a focus on innovation. He has designed sets for over 60 theatrical productions, both on and off Broadway, including âShe Loves Meâ, for which he won a Tony AwardÂ®, âKinky Bootsâ and âHairsprayâ. Rockwell’s current work includes The Perelman, a new art center in New York (restaurant and lobby interior designer); Nobu hotels and restaurants around the world; 1 Toronto Hotel; Smithsonian âFUTURES,â an exhibit celebrating the Smithsonian’s 175th anniversary; and Drama, a new book exploring architecture and theater published by Phaidon in May. Honors include the Cooper Hewitt National Design Award, the Smithsonian National Design Museum, and the Presidential Design Award.
Lighting designer Robert dickinson returns for its 32nd Academy Awards. It won 18 Primetime Emmy Awards, including three for Oscar TV shows. In addition, Dickinson was honored with two Daytime Emmy Awards. His credits include “The Kennedy Center Honors”, “Grammy Awards”, “Primetime Emmy Awards”, “Tony Awards”, “Golden Globe Awards” and “Academy of Country Music Awards”; Olympic ceremonies in Atlanta, Salt Lake City, Athens and Vancouver; the ceremonies of the European Games in Baku; and the specials âPeter Pan Live! and “The sound of live music!” ”
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