Inside the Oscars

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The network that brings you all the glitz and glam of Hollywood's biggest night invites you inside the Oscars. How has filmmaking and the way we enjoy movies changed? What makes a film Oscar-worthy in 2021? And what will pass for red carpet fashion this year? All bets are off, but one thing's for sure: this year’s Academy Awards will be like no other. A six-part series hosted by Good Morning America's Ginger Zee, featuring Chris Connelly, Kelley Carter, Janai Norman, and Jason Nathanson. Watch the 93rd Oscars Sunday, April 25 on ABC.

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Ep. 4: Fashion Statements
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Hollywood is synonymous with glamour, but it’s not all frivolous and superficial. What the stars choose to wear on Oscar Sunday can send a powerful message. Janai Norman talks to stylist Joe Zee about the groundbreaking fashion statements we’ve seen on red carpet, and how the pandemic could impact how the nominees dress this year. Plus, Ginger lands her biggest “get” for this series. Academy Production and Logistics Manager Lauren Selman pulls back the curtain on Hollywood’s biggest night and shares a glimpse behind the scenes.
Apr 15, 2021
Ep. 3: Anatomy of the Academy
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What does it take to win Best Picture? It’s more complicated than you might think. ABC News Radio’s Jason Nathanson joins host Ginger Zee for a crash course in the campaign tactics and number crunching that determines who gets to accept Hollywood’s biggest honor. Plus, learn the backstory of a love story like no other between a man and an octopus.
Apr 08, 2021
Ep. 2: #OscarsSoProgressive?
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Host Ginger Zee and The Undefeated’s Kelley Carter discuss the importance of representation on and off camera, and how the Academy’s changing membership is reflected in this year’s Oscars nominations. Plus, Best Actress nominee Andra Day on the leap of faith it took for her to jump into acting and portray her idol, Billie Holiday. And, the director behind the Oscar-nominated documentary short "A Love Song for Latasha" explains why keeping Latasha Harlins’ memory from fading became her passion project.
Apr 01, 2021
Ep. 1: And the Nominees Are?
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You can watch almost all of this year’s Oscar nominated movies from your living room, but without blockbuster releases and battles over box office rankings many of the best new films have flown under the radar. Host Ginger Zee and ABC News entertainment contributor Chris Connelly help get you up to speed on all the extraordinary movies you may have missed. Plus, a preview of the history that could be made on Oscar Sunday, and how the Academy is contending with all the curveballs of COVID ahead of Hollywood’s biggest night.
Mar 25, 2021
Presenting 'Inside the Oscars'
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An inside look at this year's Academy Awards, coming Thursday, March 25. A six-part series hosted by Good Morning America's Ginger Zee, featuring Chris Connelly, Kelley Carter, Janai Norman, and Jason Nathanson. Watch the 93rd Oscars Sunday, April 25 on ABC.
Mar 13, 2021
'Inside Frozen 2' - Ep. 7: Legacy, Influence and Impact
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In the year since its release, "Frozen 2" has become the number one animated movie of all time and its Grammy-nominated soundtrack has spent the most weeks at number one of any soundtrack – surpassing the record set by the first "Frozen" film! ABC News' Ginger Zee is back with Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez, the Oscar-winning husband and wife team behind the music for "Frozen" and "Frozen 2," for an intimate look at the impact of songs like "Into The Unknown," "When I Am Older" and "Show Yourself" -- all which have taken on unexpected new meaning in 2020. - A rare behind-the-scenes look at the making of Frozen 2. For the first time, the Oscar-winning filmmakers of Walt Disney Animation Studios are pulling back the curtain, revealing the creative process that brought the next chapter in the Frozen saga to life! And step "Into the Unknown" with songwriters Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez for a sneak peek at Frozen 2's all-new soundtrack. Hosted by Ginger Zee of ABC News. A production of ABC Audio in collaboration with Walt Disney Animation Studios. Loving this series? Tell us with a rating and a quick review: http://bit.ly/2CZNQ4a
Dec 09, 2020
'Inside Frozen 2' - Ep. 6: The Songs and the Songwriters
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** Note: This episode contains "Frozen 2" spoilers. "Show Yourself." "Into the Unknown." "Lost in the Woods." These are just some of the songs that steer the emotional narrative of "Frozen 2." ABC News' Ginger Zee sits down for an intimate, one-of-a-kind performance of these songs by the team that wrote them: Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez. In this episode, you'll get a deeper look into the songwriting process from raw idea to finished product. - A rare behind-the-scenes look at the making of Frozen 2. For the first time, the Oscar-winning filmmakers of Walt Disney Animation Studios are pulling back the curtain, revealing the creative process that brought the next chapter in the Frozen saga to life! And step "Into the Unknown" with songwriters Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez for a sneak peek at Frozen 2's all-new soundtrack. Hosted by Ginger Zee of ABC News. A production of ABC Audio in collaboration with Walt Disney Animation Studios. Loving this series? Tell us with a rating and a quick review: http://bit.ly/2CZNQ4a
Dec 25, 2019
'Inside Frozen 2' - Ep. 5: Olaf and the Animators
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** Note: This episode contains "Frozen 2" spoilers. Josh Gad, who is back as the lovable snowman, Olaf, in Disney's "Frozen 2," talks with ABC News' Ginger Zee about the growth of his character, and the hilarious recording sessions that help bring him to life. Zee also talks with "Frozen 2's" co-head of animation Becky Bresee, and supervising animator of "Elsa," Wayne Unten about the dizzying array of animated designs that make the film a moving work of art. - A rare behind-the-scenes look at the making of Frozen 2. For the first time, the Oscar-winning filmmakers of Walt Disney Animation Studios are pulling back the curtain, revealing the creative process that brought the next chapter in the Frozen saga to life! And step "Into the Unknown" with songwriters Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez for a sneak peek at Frozen 2's all-new soundtrack. Hosted by Ginger Zee of ABC News. A production of ABC Audio in collaboration with Walt Disney Animation Studios. Loving this series? Tell us with a rating and a quick review: http://bit.ly/2CZNQ4a
Dec 18, 2019
'Inside Frozen 2' - Ep. 4: The Art of the Soundtrack
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** Note: This episode contains "Frozen 2" spoilers. The power of music is that it can make our hearts beat faster, give us a hint of what's to come or leave us wanting more, sometimes all at once, and the score for "Frozen 2" is no exception. Disney Animation head of music Tom MacDougall and composer Christophe Beck spoke with ABC News' Ginger Zee about creating the film's powerful instrumentals and how the score is used tell Anna and Elsa's story on a deeper, more emotionally-resonant level. - A rare behind-the-scenes look at the making of Frozen 2. For the first time, the Oscar-winning filmmakers of Walt Disney Animation Studios are pulling back the curtain, revealing the creative process that brought the next chapter in the Frozen saga to life! And step "Into the Unknown" with songwriters Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez for a sneak peek at Frozen 2's all-new soundtrack. Hosted by Ginger Zee of ABC News. A production of ABC Audio in collaboration with Walt Disney Animation Studios. Loving this series? Tell us with a rating and a quick review: http://bit.ly/2CZNQ4a
Dec 11, 2019
'Inside Frozen 2' - Ep. 3: The Frozen Path
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** Note: This episode contains "Frozen 2" spoilers. From the animators to the artists, the songwriters to the actors, everyone plays a role in bringing a project like "Frozen 2" to life. ABC News' Ginger Zee talks with the Oscar-winning team of producer Peter Del Vecho and "Frozen 2" director Chris Buck about bringing all the elements together, and breaking new ground with passion, vision, and a little bit of patience. - A rare behind-the-scenes look at the making of Frozen 2. For the first time, the Oscar-winning filmmakers of Walt Disney Animation Studios are pulling back the curtain, revealing the creative process that brought the next chapter in the Frozen saga to life! And step "Into the Unknown" with songwriters Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez for a sneak peek at Frozen 2's all-new soundtrack. Hosted by Ginger Zee of ABC News. A production of ABC Audio in collaboration with Walt Disney Animation Studios. Loving this series? Tell us with a rating and a quick review: http://bit.ly/2CZNQ4a
Dec 04, 2019
'Inside Frozen 2' - Ep. 2: Return to Arendelle
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** Note: This episode contains "Frozen 2" spoilers. "Frozen" became the top-grossing animated feature of all time after its 2013 release, so creating a sequel to the beloved film about two royal sisters' unbreakable bond wasn't something "Frozen 2" writer/director Jennifer Lee took on lightly. Lee talks with ABC News' Ginger Zee about the challenges of crafting a new adventure for Anna, Elsa, Olaf, Kristoff and Sven, and being a creative leader at Walt Disney Animation Studios. - A rare behind-the-scenes look at the making of Frozen 2. For the first time, the Oscar-winning filmmakers of Walt Disney Animation Studios are pulling back the curtain, revealing the creative process that brought the next chapter in the Frozen saga to life! And step "Into the Unknown" with songwriters Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez for a sneak peek at Frozen 2's all-new soundtrack. Hosted by Ginger Zee of ABC News. A production of ABC Audio in collaboration with Walt Disney Animation Studios. Loving this series? Tell us with a rating and a quick review: http://bit.ly/2CZNQ4a
Nov 27, 2019
'Inside Frozen 2' - Ep. 1: Into the Unknown
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From the first note, to the last lyric, what does it take to craft a new musical journey for "Frozen 2?" Oscar-winning songwriters Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez, the husband and wife team who created the music for "Frozen" and "Frozen 2," talk with ABC's Ginger Zee about composing the film's new soundtrack. - A rare behind-the-scenes look at the making of Frozen 2. For the first time, the Oscar-winning filmmakers of Walt Disney Animation Studios are pulling back the curtain, revealing the creative process that brought the next chapter in the Frozen saga to life! And step "Into the Unknown" with songwriters Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez for a sneak peek at Frozen 2's all-new soundtrack. Hosted by Ginger Zee of ABC News. A production of ABC Audio in collaboration with Walt Disney Animation Studios. Loving this series? Tell us with a rating and a quick review: http://bit.ly/2CZNQ4a
Nov 20, 2019
Trailer: 'Inside Frozen 2'
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A rare behind-the-scenes look at the making of Frozen 2. For the first time, the Oscar-winning filmmakers of Walt Disney Animation Studios are pulling back the curtain, revealing the creative process that brought the next chapter in the Frozen saga to life! And step "Into the Unknown" with songwriters Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez for a sneak peek at Frozen 2's all-new soundtrack. Hosted by Ginger Zee of ABC News. A production of ABC Audio in collaboration with Walt Disney Animation Studios. Loving this series? Tell us with a rating and a quick review: http://bit.ly/2CZNQ4a "Inside Frozen 2" is produced by ABC Audio, makers of "The Dropout," the award-winning daily ABC News podcast "Start Here," and more: http://www.abcaudio.com/podcasts
Nov 12, 2019