Margot Robbie And Miles Teller To Host Academy’s Sci-Tech Awards

MARGOT ROBBIE AND MILES TELLER TO
HOST
ACADEMY’S SCI-TECH AWARDS

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LOS ANGELES, CA – Actors Margot Robbie and Miles Teller will host the Academy
of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ Scientific and Technical Awards
Presentation on Saturday, February 7, at the Beverly Wilshire in Beverly Hills. 
They will present 21 awards to 58 individual recipients during the
evening.

“We’re very excited to have Margot and Miles hosting this year’s
Sci-Tech Awards,” said Academy President Cheryl Boone Isaacs.  “Both are fresh
voices in our industry and will be a welcome addition to the night where we
honor our colleagues’ technical achievements.”

“Margot and Miles
represent some of the best of the next generation of rising stars and it is only
fitting that they host an evening saluting the film innovations and innovators
who will inform the future,” said Oscar producers Craig Zadan and Neil
Meron.

Robbie gave a breakout performance in the Oscar®-nominated feature
“The Wolf of Wall Street” in 2013.  Her most recent credits include starring
roles in “Z for Zachariah” and “Focus,” which is due out next month. In the
summer of 2016, Robbie will be seen starring in “Tarzan” and the highly
anticipated “Suicide Squad.”

Teller stars in the current Best Picture
nominee “Whiplash.”  Later this year, he will appear in the feature “Bleed for
This,” as well as “The Fantastic Four” and “Insurgent,” the sequel to
“Divergent.” Teller also appeared in the 2013 film “The Spectacular
Now.”

Portions of the Scientific and Technical Awards Presentation will
be included in the Oscar telecast.

The 87th Oscars will be held on
Sunday, February 22, 2015, at the Dolby Theatre® at Hollywood & Highland
Center® in Hollywood, and will be televised live on the ABC Television Network
at 7 p.m. ET/4 p.m. PT. The Oscars, produced by Zadan and Meron, also will be
televised live in more than 225 countries and territories worldwide.

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