Seven of the world’s most talented social
media artists invited
to creatively explore Oscar® Week as part of
“Imagine What’s Possible” campaign
LOS ANGELES, CA — The Academy today announced a unique Oscars social media
campaign where seven artists from platforms including Instagram, Tumblr and Vine
will cover the excitement of Oscar Week events through their own creative
perspective. The Oscars, hosted by Neil Patrick Harris, will air on Sunday,
February 22, live on ABC.
Throughout Oscar Week and on Oscar Sunday, the artists will create and share
their work with fans through their personal social media accounts. The Academy
will share each individual piece through its social channels as well.
“There are amazing artists working on social media platforms and we’re
creating an opportunity for them to experience the Oscars and share their
perspective on this incredible event with the world,” said Josh Spector, the
Academy’s Managing Director of Digital Media & Marketing. “Instagram, Tumblr
and Vine are home to so much creative talent and they were the perfect partners
to help bring this to life.”
The Oscars Creators include:
Huber – An Instagram graphic designer and photographer who explores
beautiful landscapes and remarkable exteriors.
King – A Vine filmmaker known for his “magic Vines” and digital sleight of
Octavious– An Instagram photographer, artist and dynamic visual
Palmer – A one-of-a-kind Instagram photographer who composes her own unique
Randolph – A portrait photographer from Tumblr with an eye for capturing the
Samaniego – A photographer and GIF artist from Tumblr known for his dazzling
cityscapes and other unique perspectives.
Wilson – A Vine filmmaker better known as “BatDad,” who captures his
superhero moments with his suburban family.
Follow along with the campaign throughout Oscar Week through the
Academy’s social media channels:
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