21 February 2013 12:20 PM, PST | cinemablend.com | See recent Cinema Blend news »

Every aspiring actor and filmmaker has at some point imagined what it would be like to take to the stage on Oscar night. Now, six such dreamers will have the chance thanks to a change in Oscar tradition. While past winners and Hollywood icons are the ones chosen to present the awards on Oscar night, the actual trophy is traditionally carried by a gorgeous model. However, the AP has got word that the Academy Awards is mixing it up this year, giving film students the chance to become a part of Oscar history. The telecast's co-producers Neil Meron and Craig Zadan created a contest, asking film students "How will you contribute to the future of film?" From more than 1,100 submissions.in the form of essays and 30-second videos.a lucky six were selected to play a part in the 85th Academy Awards. Speaking on the change-up, Meron offered: "This tradition »


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