The Oscars will certainly be glitzy and over-the-top this year, but there's one truly nice addition to the ceremony that manages to tone down the Hollywood fakery for something genuine: Instead of hot women handing out the statuettes, student filmmakers will. "This tradition of the buxom babe that comes out and brings the trophy to the presenter to give to the winner seemed to be very antiquated and kind of sexist, too," producer Neil Meron told the Associated Press. The college-student contest—which asked young filmmakers to submit videos answering the question "How will you contribute to the future of movies?"—gave the Oscars an opportunity to bring up people "who actually care about film and are the future of film" on stage, Meron said. 

The six students that will join Seth MacFarlane onstage hail from places as far away as Zimbabwe. One is a chemistry major while the other is a Marine Corps veteran. All of their social media accounts have proven not only sweet examples of their excitement, but a nice behind the scenes look at the show. Here are the kids you'll be seeing a lot of come Sunday night.

ChaRon Brabham

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Brabham is from Brooklyn and a theater major at State University of New York, Pottsdam. 

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Hearin Ko 

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Ko's Twitter feed says she's from "Shangai/Seoul/Boston," she but attends Emerson College in Boston and is a Visual and Media Arts student

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Abe Diaz 

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Diaz, from Duluth Minnesota, is a chemistry major at DePaul University in Chicago, who considers film "a hobby," according to the AP. 

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Jennifer Brofer

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Brofer, according to her website, was a member of the Marine Corps' Delayed Entry Program, joining right after September 11, 2001. In the Marines she served as both a print reporter and broadcaster. She is now enlisted in the Radio-Television-Film program at the University of Texas at Austin. She originally hails from Austin. 

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AJ Young

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A student at Columbia College Chicago, Young is from Mesa, Arizona. His work is showcased at LuckyCockroach.com

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Tatenda Mbudzi

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Mbudzi is a UCLA student originally from Harare, Zimbabwe. 

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