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Oscar® Host Seth Macfarlane Goes on mtvU’s “Stand In”

20121130_headerOscar® Host Seth Macfarlane Goes on mtvU’s “Stand In” Series to Announce National Search for College Students to Present Oscar Statuettes

“Stand In: Seth MacFarlane” Premieres on mtvU and mtvU.com on December 10 at 10 a.m. ET/PT

Seth MacFarlanemtvU, MTV’s 24-hour college network, today announced that comedian, writer, producer and this year’s host of the Oscars®, Seth MacFarlane, is the newest guest professor on the network’s ongoing, Emmy®-nominated “Stand In” series. mtvU followed MacFarlane as he travelled to the University of California Los Angeles campus to stun a class full of students during Professor Denise Mann’s “Overview of Contemporary Film Industry” course.

During the class, MacFarlane announced “The Oscar Experience College Search” presented by The Academy and mtvU, a national search for the next generation of Oscar hopefuls. College students who are interested in pursuing careers in film – writing, directing, producing, acting and more – are encouraged to vie for an opportunity to appear live onstage to deliver Oscar statuettes to telecast presenters. In addition to appearing on the Oscar show, winners will be flown to Los Angeles and provided hotel accommodations.

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