EntertainmentMastering the Art of Celebrating Victories at Awards Shows

Mastering the Art of Celebrating Victories at Awards Shows

All the world’s a stage and the Golden Globe awards are no exception.
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The threat of being played off the stage during an awards-show speech has become quite the ordeal. Last year, a piano started to play two minutes into Michelle Yeoh’s thank-yous speech. Click here to see what she did.

Sometimes, stars need extra time at awards shows to make an impact, but the show must go on. If you were in charge, how would you handle a rambling winner? This guide shows what to do.

As it turns out, it’s not the orchestra conductor who decides when to play off a winner. It’s the show’s director who controls the music and decides how long each speech should be. Read more about the behind-the-scenes balance to make sure the show runs smoothly and everyone is heard.

Find out how to control long acceptance speeches gracefully and steer the show to success.

Awards shows may be for the nominees, but they ultimately need to entertain the viewers. Get a behind-the-scenes look at what goes into planning an awards show for everyone to enjoy.

A behind-the-scenes look at how speeches are managed and executed during awards shows, providing a better understanding of the orchestration behind show planning and execution.

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