David Rockwell, whose firm designed the Kodak Theatre at the Hollywood & Highland Center, will design the sets for the 2009 Academy Awards telecast.
Other projects designed by Rockwell Group include a freestanding building for Cirque du Soleil at Walt Disney World in Florida; the Elinor Bunin-Munroe Film Center at Lincoln Center in New York; the Walt Disney Family Museum in San Francisco, scheduled to open in 2009; in addition to restaurants and hotels. The firm is also involved with the master plan of Coney Island, including Steeplechase Plaza.
The 81st Academy Awards ceremony will be held on Sunday, February 22, 2009, at the Kodak Theatre at Hollywood & Highland Center. In the US, it’ll be televised live by ABC.
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