Oscars will still use accountant organisation PwC notwithstanding envelopegate blunder

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Martha Ruiz and Brian Cullinan before this year’s Oscars ceremony

Oscars organisers are to continue regulating accountancy organisation PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) notwithstanding a best film mix-up.

PwC had taken shortcoming for a “unacceptable” mistake that saw La La Land poorly announced as a leader instead of Moonlight, a Academy said.

Its president, Cheryl Boone Isaacs, wrote in a minute to members that new manners will also meant electronic inclination are criminialized backstage.

PwC’s Brian Cullinan was held posting Twitter photos only before a mix-up.

PriceWaterhouseCoopers depends a votes and organises a envelopes being handed out during a ceremony. Mr Cullinan was a accountant who gave a wrong pouch to actor Warren Beatty, ensuing in the fumble during final month’s ceremony.

Media captionThe impulse La La Land’s producers realised Moonlight had won best picture

Ms Boone Isaacs said: “From a night of a rite by today, PwC has taken full shortcoming for a mistake.

“After a consummate review, including an endless display of revised protocols and desirous controls, a house has motionless to continue operative with PwC.”

The firm’s US authority and comparison partner Tim Ryan will now take a “greater slip role” during destiny ceremonies.

A third chairman will also turn partial of PwC’s on-site group during a Oscars. This particular will have believe of a endowment winners and will lay in a control room with a show’s executive via a event, she added.

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Oscars horde Jimmy Kimmel helped scold a blunder on stage

Just before a best design announcement, Mr Cullinan tweeted a backstage print of La La Land’s best singer leader Emma Stone, mins before handing presenters Beatty and Faye Dunaway a pouch for best singer in a heading role, rather than best picture.

Ms Boone Isaacs pronounced Mr Cullinan’s daze caused a error.

Mr Cullinan and his associate PwC accountant Martha Ruiz were told they would never work during a Oscars again. It was a awards’ many high-profile blunder given they began in 1929.

PwC pronounced a accountants done “a array of mistakes” and unsuccessful to follow determined backstage protocols.


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