86th Academy Awards (2013): The Ceremony

Nominations Announcement | Ceremony Details | Presenters | Song Performances | Other Performances | Production Staff | Ceremony Emmys | Pre-Show Details | Governor Awards | Sci-Tech Awards

Nominations Announcement

Nominations Announcement Date: Thursday, January 16, 2014
Nominations Presenters: Chris Hemsworth, Cheryl Boone-Isaacs
Nominations Morning Category Presentation: Supporting Actor
Nominations Morning Category Presentation: Supporting Actress
Nominations Morning Category Presentation: Original Song
Nominations Morning Category Presentation: Adapted Screenplay
Nominations Morning Category Presentation: Original Screenplay
Nominations Morning Category Presentation: Animated Feature
Nominations Morning Category Presentation: Documentary Feature
Nominations Morning Category Presentation: Foreign Language Film
Nominations Morning Category Presentation: Director
Nominations Morning Category Presentation: Actress
Nominations Morning Category Presentation: Actor
Nominations Morning Category Presentation: Picture

Ceremony Details

Awards Ceremony Date/Time: Sunday, March 2, 2014, 5:30pm
Location: Dolby Theatre at Hollywood & Highland Center
Televised On: ABC
Host: Ellen DeGeneres
Length: 3 hours, 34 minutes
Nielsen Ratings: 24.70 rating
Viewers: 43.74 million

Presenters

Supporting Actor: Anne Hathaway
Introduction: Animated Heroes montage: Jim Carrey
Original Song Introduction: “Happy”: Kerry Washington
Costume Design: Samuel L. Jackson, Naomi Watts
Makeup & Hairstyling: Samuel L. Jackson, Naomi Watts
Best Picture Introduction: American Hustle, Dallas Buyers Club, The Wolf of Wall Street: Harrison Ford
Introduction: Team Oscar contest winners: Channing Tatum
Animated Short Film: Matthew McConaughey, Kim Novak
Animated Feature: Matthew McConaughey, Kim Novak
Introduction: Real Life Heroes montage: Sally Field
Visual Effects: Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Emma Watson
Original Song Introduction: “The Moon Song”: Zac Efron
Live Action Short Film: Kate Hudson, Jason Sudeikis
Documentary Short Subject: Kate Hudson, Jason Sudeikis
Documentary Feature: Bradley Cooper
Governors Awards: Kevin Spacey (NOTE: Recognizing Angela Lansbury, Steve Martin, Piero Tosi; Angelina Jolie – Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award)
Foreign Language Film: Viola Davis, Ewan McGregor
Best Picture Introduction: Nebraska, Her, Gravity: Tyler Perry
Original Song Introduction: “Ordinary Love”: Brad Pitt
Scientific & Technical Awards: Kristen Bell, Michael B. Jordan
Sound Mixing: Chris Hemsworth, Charlize Theron
Sound Editing: Chris Hemsworth, Charlize Theron
Supporting Actress: Christoph Waltz
President’s Remarks: Announcement of Academy Museum of Motion Pictures opening 2017: Cheryl Boone Isaacs
Cinematography: Amy Adams, Bill Murray
Film Editing: Anna Kendrick, Gabourey Sidibe
Introduction: The Wizard of Oz 75th anniversary tribute and performance of “Over the Rainbow”: Whoopi Goldberg
Production Design: Benedict Cumberbatch, Jennifer Garner
Introduction: Superheroes montage: Chris Evans
In Memoriam: Glenn Close
Best Picture Introduction: Philomena, Captain Phillips, 12 Years a Slave: Goldie Hawn
Original Song Introduction: “Let It Go”: John Travolta
Music: Original Score: Jessica Biel, Jamie Foxx
Original Song: Jessica Biel, Jamie Foxx
Writing: Adapted Screenplay: Penelope Cruz, Robert De Niro
Writing: Original Screenplay: Penelope Cruz, Robert De Niro
Directing: Angelina Jolie, Sidney Poitier
Actress: Daniel Day-Lewis
Actor: Jennifer Lawrence
Picture: Will Smith

Previous Acting & Directing Winners

The tradition of prior acting winners returning the subsequent year to present the opposite-gender category is a long one. Each year, we look to see whether the prior winners returned. There was an intermittent tradition where the prior directing winner returned as well, but this was a rare occurrence.

Actor – Daniel Day-Lewis: Yes
Actress – Jennifer Lawrence: Yes
Supporting Actor – Christoph Waltz: Yes
Supporting Actress – Anne Hathaway: Yes
Directing – Ang Lee: No

Song Performances

Happy: Pharrell Williams
Let It Go: Idina Menzel
The Moon Song: Karen O, Ezra Koenig
Ordinary Love: U2

Original Song Film Performers

Was the song performed at the Oscars by the same individuals who performed it in the film?

Happy: Yes (Performed in the Film by: Pharrell Williams)
Let It Go: Partial (Idina Menzel only) (Performed in the Film by: Idina Menzel, Demi Lovato)
The Moon Song: Partial (Karen O only) (Performed in the Film by: Scarlett Johansson, Joaquin Phoenix, Karen O)
Ordinary Love: Yes (Performed in the Film by: U2)

Other Performances

In Memoriam (Wind Beneath My Wings): Bette Midler
Wizar of Oz 75th Anniversary Tribute: Over the Rainbow: Pink

Ceremony Production Staff

Announcer: Cedering Fox
Conductor / Musical Arranger: William Ross
Director: Hamish Hamilton
Producer: Neil Meron, Craig Zadan
Writer: Kristin Gore, Amy Ozols, Jon Macks
Writer (Special Material): Ellen DeGeneres, Alison Balian, Vance DeGeneres, Liz Feldman, Jason Gelles, Mike Gibbons, Alex Herschlag, Kevin Leman, Kevin Nealon, Paula Pell, Lauren Pomerantz, Allison Silverman, Adam Yenser
Production Design: Derek McLane

Emmys

Nominations: 8
Wins: 1
Special Class Programs: Nominee
Directing for a Variety Special: Nominee
Music Direction: Nominee
Lighting Design Lighting Direction for a Variety Special: Nominee
Art Direction for Variety or Nonfiction Programming: Winner
Hairstyling for a Multi Camera Series or Special: Nominee
Sound Mixing for a Variety Series or Special: Nominee
Technical Direction Camerawork Video Control for a Miniseries Movie or a Special: Nominee

Pre-Show Details

Pre-Show Date/Time: Sunday, March 2, 2014, 4:00pm
Pre-Show Presenter: Jess Cagle, Lara Spencer, Robin Roberts, Tyson Beckford

Governors Awards

Governors Awards Date: Saturday, November 16, 2013

Scientific & Technical Awards

No Information Available Yet

Leave a Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.