91st Academy Awards (2018): 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: Tuesday, January 22, 2019
Nominations Presenter: Kumail Nanjiani, Tracee Ellis Ross
Nominations Morning Category Presentation: Group 1: Supporting Actress, Costume Design, Sound Mixing, Sound Editing, Animated Short, Live Action Short, Original Score, Film Editing, Supporting Actor
Nominations Morning Category Presentation: Group 2: Foreign Language Film, Documentary Short, Documentary Feature, Produciton Design, Cinematography, Visual Effects, Makeup & Hairstyling, Animated Feature, Original Song, Adapted Screenplay, Original Screenplay, Actor, Actress, Directing, Picture

Ceremony Details

Awards Ceremony Date/Time: Sunday, February 24, 2019, 5:00pm
Location: Dolby Theatre at Hollywood & Highland Center
Televised On: ABC
Host: None
Length: 3 hours, 22 minutes
Nielsen Ratings: 20.6 rating
Viewers: 29.6 million

Presenters

Opening Number: Queen Medley:
Montage: 2018 at the Movies:
Introduction: Tina Fey, Maya Rudolph, Amy Poehler
Supporting Actress: Tina Fey, Maya Rudolph, Amy Poehler
Documentary Feature: Jason Momoa, Helen Mirren
Best Picture Introduction: Vice: Tom Morello
Makeup & Hairstyling: Stephan James, Elsie Fisher
Costume Design: Brian Tyree Henry, Melissa McCarthy
Production Design: Jennifer Lopez, Chris Evans
Cinematography: Tyler Perry
Original Song Introduction: “I’ll Fight”: Emilia Clarke
Best Picture Introduction: A Star Is Born: Serena Williams
Sound Editing: James McAvoy, Danai Gurira
Sound Mixing: James McAvoy, Danai Gurira
Best Picture Introduction: The Favourite: Queen Latifah
Foreign Language Film: Angela Bassett, Javier Bardem
Original Song Introduction: “The Place Where Lost Things Go”: Keegan-Michael Key
Best Picture Introduction: Black Panther: Trevor Noah
Film Editing: Michael Keaton
Supporting Actor: Daniel Craig, Charlize Theron
Academy Museum: Laura Dern
Animated Feature: Michelle Yeoh, Pharrell Williams
Original Song Introduction: “When a Cowboy Trades His Spurs for Wings”: Kacey Musgraves
Best Picture Introduction: Bohemian Rhapsody: Mike Myers, Dana Carvey
Animated Short Film: Awkwafina, John Mulaney
Documentary Short Subject: Awkwafina, John Mulaney
Best Picture Introduction: Roma: Diego Luna, Jose Andres
Visual Effects: Paul Rudd, Sarah Paulson
Original Song Performance: “Shallow”:
Live Action Short Film: Krysten Ritter, KiKi Layne
Original Screenplay: Samuel L. Jackson, Brie Larson
Adapted Screenplay: Samuel L. Jackson, Brie Larson
Original Score: Tessa Thompson, Michael B. Jordan
Original Song: Constance Wu, Chadwick Boseman
In Memoriam: John Bailey
Best Picture Introduction: BlacKkKlansman: Barbra Streisand
Actor: Allison Janney, Gary Oldman
Best Picture Introduction: Green Book: Amandla Stenberg, Congressman – John Lewis
Actress: Frances McDormand, Sam Rockwell
Directing: Guillermo del Toro
Picture: Julia Roberts

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 – Gary Oldman: Yes and No (Presented: Best Actor)
Actress – Frances McDormand: Yes and No (Presented: Best Actress)
Supporting Actor – Sam Rockwell: Yes and No (Presented: Best Actress)
Supporting Actress – Allison Janney: Yes and No (Presented: Best Actor)
Directing – Guillermo del Toro: Yes

Song Performances

All the Stars: Not Performed
I’ll Fight: Jennifer Hudson
The Place Where Lost Things Go: Bette Midler, Marc Shaiman (on Piano)
Shallow: Bradley Cooper, Lady Gaga
When a Cowboy Trades His Spurs for Wings: Gillian Welch, David Rawlings

Original Song Film Performers

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

All the Stars: Not Performed (Performed in the Film by: Kendrick Lamar, Sza)
I’ll Fight: Yes (Performed in the Film by: Jennifer Hudson)
The Place Where Lost Things Go: No (Performed in the Film by: Emily Blunt, Joel Dawson, Nathanael Saleh, Pixie Davies)
Shallow: Yes (Performed in the Film by: Bradley Cooper, Lady Gaga)
When a Cowboy Trades His Spurs for Wings: No (Performed in the Film by: Tim Blake Nelson, Willie Watson)

Other Performances

Opening Number: Medley: Queen, Adam Lambert
In Memoriam: Los Angeles Philharmonic

Ceremony Production Staff

Announcer: Randy Thomas
Conductor / Musical Director: Rickey Minor
Director: Glenn Weiss
Producer: Donna Gigliotti
Writer: Jon Macks, Mitchell Marchand, Mike Reiss, Matt Roberts, Beth Sherman
Writer (Special Material): Carol Leifer, Chuck Sklar, Mason Steinberg
Production Design: David Korins
Costume Design: Katja Cahill

Emmys

To be Announced

Pre-Show Details

Pre-Show Date/Time: Sunday, February 24, 2019, 3:30pm
Pre-Show Presenter: Billy Porter, Ashley Graham, Elaine Welteroth, Maria Menounos, Ryan Seacrest

Governors Awards

Date: Sunday, November 18, 2019
Governors Awards Date: Sunday, November 18, 2019
Location: Ray Dolby Ballroom at Hollywood & Highland center

Scientific & Technical Awards

Date: Sunday, February 9, 2019
Location: Beverly Wilshire Hotel
Host: David Oyelowo

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