Chris Pine and Zoë Saldana will be hosting the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ Scientific and Technical Awards next month.
First presented in 1931, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ Scientific and Technical Awards “honor achievements that improve the production, distribution and exhibition of movies.”
The pair will present nine awards to twenty-five individual recipients in a presentation set for February 9 at the Beverly Hills Hotel.
“We are thrilled to have Chris and Zoe host the Sci-Tech Awards,” said Academy President Hawk Koch. “Their film experience with the kind of technical advancements these awards honor makes them the perfect pair for the job.”
Part of the presentation will be aired on February 24 in the Oscar telecast.