HOLLYWOOD, CALIFORNIA - The very talented Ron Howard and Brian Grazer, two of the co-chairs behind Imagine Entertainment, were at the 81st Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences Oscars Nominees Luncheon, held annually prior to the Awards to honour those who have been nominated for an Oscar. Imagine Entertainment's "Frost/Nixon" is up for five Academy Awards this year.
The five Oscars that Imagine Entertainment's "Frost/Nixon" has been nominated for are in the categories of Best Picture, Writing (Adapted Screenplay), Directing, Best Actor In A Leading Role, and Film Editing. Ron Howard himself is up for an Oscar in Directing for his work on the film. The duo of Grazer and Howard have a track record of creating excellence and in addition to "Frost/Nixon" are well known for many other highly acclaimed motion picture films and documentaries like "A Beautiful Mind", "Apollo 13", and "The Da Vinci Code". Ron Howard's work on the highly successful movie "Cocoon", released in 1985, won the movie two Academy Awards.
The 81st Academy Awards have promised this year to bring the 'art' back to the business and also to explore the creative genius. They will be broadcast live on February 22, 2009 at 5PM (Pacific) and 8PM (Eastern) from the Kodak Theatre in Hollywood, California.