The 93rd Academy Awards shall be held in 2021, however they will not occupy their conventional February spot on the calendar. As an alternative, Variety studies, the Oscars have been formally pushed again from February 28 to April 25, on account of issues over the continuing COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic.
The rescheduling has additionally affected the submission deadlines for numerous classes. Characteristic movies will qualify if submitted between January 1, 2020 and February 28, 2021. Particular classes, equivalent to animated options, will must be submitted by December 1, 2020. Nominations shall be formally introduced on March 15, 2021.
As for the present itself and the shape it should take when April does lastly roll round, issues are much less sure. Will the Dolby Theater be stored at half-capacity to keep up social distancing between nominees? What concerning the purple carpet interviews? It is all nonetheless up within the air. ABC Leisure president Katey Burke defined in an announcement that “[We are in] uncharted territory this 12 months and can proceed to work with our companions on the Academy to make sure subsequent 12 months’s present is a secure and celebratory occasion that additionally captures the thrill of the opening of the Academy Museum of Movement Photos.”
Although the present pandemic definitely is uncharted territory, that is really the fourth time the Oscars have been postponed. They had been rescheduled in 1938, 1968, and 1981 as effectively.
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