Will Packer named producer of 94th Oscars

LOS ANGELES (CNS) — Emmy-nominated producer Will Packer will make the 94th Oscars, David Rubin, president of the Academy of Movement Picture Arts and Sciences, introduced Tuesday.

It will be Packer’s initially involvement with the Oscars, which are scheduled to air reside on ABC on Sunday, March 27, 2022, from the Dolby Theatre at Hollywood & Highland Middle.

“The electric power, the elegance, the romance of the imagery in motion pictures has constantly attracted me,” Packer mentioned.

“I am completely embracing the problem of bringing an ode to one of the most iconic mediums in the globe to lifestyle. What an honor!”

Packer has made or government generated a wide array of motion pictures, which include “The Photograph,” “Minimal,” “What Gentlemen Want,” “Evening University,” “Breaking In,” “Girls Trip,” “Experience Along 2” and “Straight Outta Compton.”

His television credits include “That Female Lay Lay,” “Blackballed,” “Ambitions,” “Even bigger,” “Becoming Mary Jane,” “Uncle Buck” and the remake of “Roots,” for which he obtained an Emmy nomination.

Packer is also the founder and CEO of the movie output business Will Packer Productions and Will Packer Media, a television, digital and branded content enterprise.

Shayla Cowan, chief of team of Will Packer Productions and Will Packer Media, will serve as co-producer, the academy reported.