The 93rd Academy Awards will likely be held in April 2021 (Image: Getty Pictures)
The Academy has stated that the 2021 Oscars will likely be an ‘in-person’ occasion after the coronavirus pandemic brought on an enormous quantity of 2020’s awards exhibits to be carried out just about.
Nevertheless, a spokesperson stated in a press release to Variety: ‘The Oscars in-person telecast will occur.’
It’s unclear what kind an in-person ceremony will take – whether or not there will likely be any type of viewers, or if it would take its lead from different awards exhibits, together with the Emmys, which featured stars internet hosting in particular person, however nominees showing through video hyperlink and a live stream instead of an audience.
Since 2002, the Academy Awards have been hosted on the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles, which has a seating capability of three,400.
Earlier this yr it was introduced the awards would be postponed, with Academy President David Rubin and Academy CEO Daybreak Hudson releasing a press release saying: ‘For over a century, motion pictures have performed an essential function in comforting, inspiring, and entertaining us in the course of the darkest of occasions.
Since 2002, the ceremony has been hosted on the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles (Image: Getty Pictures)
‘They actually have this yr. Our hope, in extending the eligibility interval and our Awards date, is to offer the pliability filmmakers want to complete and launch their movies with out being penalized for one thing past anybody’s management.
‘This coming Oscars and the opening of our new museum will mark an historic second, gathering film followers world wide to unite by way of cinema.’
The delay has additionally meant extra movies have time to be accomplished and nominated, which means a change within the eligibility guidelines.
The 2020 Emmys had been held just about (Image: Getty Pictures)
The Academy web site confirmed the eligibility interval for Academy Awards consideration has been prolonged past the usual December 31 deadline: a function movie will need to have a qualifying launch date between January 1, 2020 and February 28, 2021.
The 2020 Oscars was one of many solely awards exhibits to go ahead as planned this yr, going down in early February, earlier than the consequences of the pandemic had been totally felt.
Bong Joon Ho’s Parasite gained finest image, whereas Renee Zellweger landed the most effective actress award for her function in Judy.
Joaquin Phoenix, in the meantime, scooped up the most effective actor statuette for his function in Joker.
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