Set Renderings For 88th Annual Academy Awards

The 88th annual Academy Awards featured more Swarovski crystals than any previous set design for the Oscars. Designed by Derek McLane, the proscenium was covered in 37,000 Swarovski crystals and weighed 20,000 pounds. The set also included tiered clusters of Oscars statues. Scroll through the gallery to view McLane's set renderings.

Derek McLane's Academy Awards Set

Backstage At The 88th Annual Academy Awards

The 88th Annual Academy Awards Lighting Plots

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