Special events producer named coordinator of Governor's Ball

Special events producer Cheryl Cecchetto of Sequoia Prods. has been named coordinator of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences’ Governors Ball for the 13th year in a row.

Also, Danette Herman will return as executive in charge of talent for the March 24 Oscar kudocast. This is the 26th year Herman has been associated with the show, serving for 16 of them as executive in charge of talent.

The Governors Ball gala immediately follows the 74th Academy Awards. Cecchetto and her team will be responsible for every detail of the event, including decor, lighting, sound, rentals, entertainment, food and personnel.

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