73rd Academy Awards (2000): The Ceremony

Nominations Announcement | Ceremony Details | Presenters | Song Performances | Other Performances | Production Staff | Ceremony Emmys | Pre-Show Details | Sci-Tech Awards

Nominations Announcement

Nominations Announcement Date: Tuesday, February 13, 2001
Nominations Presenters: Kathy Bates, Robert Rehme
Nominations Morning Category Presentation: Supporting Actor
Nominations Morning Category Presentation: Supporting Actress
Nominations Morning Category Presentation: Actor
Nominations Morning Category Presentation: Actress
Nominations Morning Category Presentation: Director
Nominations Morning Category Presentation: Original Screenplay
Nominations Morning Category Presentation: Adapted Screenplay
Nominations Morning Category Presentation: Foreign Language Film
Nominations Morning Category Presentation: Picture

Ceremony Details

Awards Ceremony Date/Time: Sunday, March 25, 2001, 5:30pm
Location: Shrine Auditorium, Los Angeles
Televised On: ABC
Host: Steve Martin
Length: 3 hours, 23 minutes
Nielsen Ratings: 25.86 rating
Viewers: 42.93 million


Host Introducton: Steve Martin: Susan J. Helms, Yury Usachov, James S. Voss
Production Design: Catherine Zeta-Jones
Supporting Actress: Nicolas Cage
Film Editing: Russell Crowe
Animated Short Film: Ben Stiller
Live Action Short Film: Ben Stiller
Original Song Introduction: “My Funny Friend and Me”: Halle Berry
Best Picture Introduction: Traffic: Ben Affleck
Costume Design: Penelope Cruz
President’s Welcoming Remarks: Robert Rehme
Supporting Actor: Angelina Jolie
Sound Mixing: Mike Myers
Sound Editing: Mike Myers
Best Picture Introduction: Chocolat: Ashley Judd
Original Song Introduction: “A Love Before Time”: Julia Stiles
Cinematography: Julia Roberts
Best Picture Introduction: Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon: Morgan Freeman
Makeup & Hairstyling: Kate Hudson
Honorary Award: Jack Cardiff: Dustin Hoffman
Documentary Short Subject: Samuel L. Jackson
Documentary Feature: Samuel L. Jackson
Original Song Introduction: “A Fool in Love”: Sarah Jessica Parker
Visual Effects: Michelle Yeoh, Chow Yun-Fat
Scientific & Technical Awards; and Gordon E. Sawyer Award: Irwin W. Young: Renee Zellweger
Best Picture Introduction: Gladiator: Sigourney Weaver
Introduction: Original Score excerpts: Goldie Hawn
Music: Original Score: Goldie Hawn
Irving G. Thalberg Award: Dino De Laurentiis: Anthony Hopkins
Original Song Introduction: “I’ve Seen It All”: Winona Ryder
In Memoriam: John Travolta
Foreign Language Film: Juliette Binoche, Jack Valenti
Original Song Introduction: “Things Have Changed”: Jennifer Lopez
Original Song: Jennifer Lopez
Actor: Hilary Swank
Best Picture Introductoin: Erin Brockovich: Annette Bening
Honorary Award: Ernest Lehman: Julie Andrews
Actress: Kevin Spacey
Presenter Introduction: Arthur C. Clarke: Tom Hanks
Writing: Adapted Screenplay: Arthur C. Clarke (in Sri Lanka)
Writing: Original Screenplay: Tom Hanks
Directing: Tom Cruise
Picture: Michael Douglas

Previous Acting & Directing Winners

The tradition of prior acting winners returning the subsequent year to present the opposite-gender category is a long one. Each year, we look to see whether the prior winners returned. There was an intermittent tradition where the prior directing winner returned as well, but this was a rare occurrence.

Actor – Kevin Spacey: Yes
Actress – Hilary Swank: Yes
Supporting Actor – Michael Caine: Yes
Supporting Actress – Angelina Jolie: Yes
Directing – Sam Mendes: No

Song Performances

A Fool in Love: Susanna Hoffs, Randy Newman
I’ve Seen It All: Bjork
A Love Before Time: Coco Lee
My Funny Friend and Me: Sting
Things Have Changed: Bob Dylan (in Sydney)

Original Song Film Performers

Was the song performed at the Oscars by the same individuals who performed it in the film?

A Fool in Love: Yes (Performed in the Film by: Randy Newman, Susnna Hoffs)
I’ve Seen It All: Partial (Bjork only) (Performed in the Film by: Bjork, Peter Stormare)
A Love Before Time: Yes (Performed in the Film by: CoCo Lee)
My Funny Friend and Me: Yes (Performed in the Film by: Sting)
Things Have Changed: Yes (Performed in the Film by: Bob Dylan)

Other Performances

Original Score Nominees: Yo-Yo Ma, Itzhak Perlman

Ceremony Production Staff

Announcer: Gina Tuttle
Conductor / Musical Arranger: Bill Conti
Director: Louis J. Horvitz
Producer: Gilbert ‘Gil’ Cates
Writer: Hal Kanter, Buz Kohan, Rita Cash
Writer (Special Material): Steve Martin, Andy Breckman, Jon Macks, Rita Rudner, Bruce Vilanch
Production Design: Roy Christopher


Nominations: 8
Wins: 1
Variety Music or Comedy Special: Nominee
Directing for a Variety Special: Nominee
Performance in a Variety or Music Program: Nominee (Steve Martin, host)
Multi Camera Picture Editing for a Special Miniseries or a Movie: Nominee
Lighting Design Lighting Direction for a Variety Series: Nominee
Art Direction for Variety or Nonfiction Programming: Nominee
Sound Mixing for a Variety Series or Special: Winner
Technical Direction Camerawork Video Control for a Miniseries Movie or a Special: Nominee

Pre-Show Details

Pre-Show Date/Time: Sunday, March 25, 2001, 5:00pm
Pre-Show Presenter: Chris Connelly, Julie Moran, Jim Moret

Scientific & Technical Awards

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