The 2021 Oscars won’t be held practically, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences disclosed to Variety Tuesday, and will rather be a conventional in-person service.
“The Oscars in-person broadcast will occur,” a rep for the Academy said.
The awards show was deferred and moved to April 25, 2021 in the midst of the Covid pandemic — generally in the expectations that auditoriums would resume so more movies would be qualified. All things being equal, it altered principles, making streaming-just movies qualified unexpectedly. However, that later date — moved from Feb. 28, 2021 — could prove to be useful as COVID-19 cases have soar as of late and the world keeps on anticipating vaccines.
Presently, the academy should suss out subtleties for the live show while keeping up wellbeing conventions, including the number of visitors will be permitted inside the Dolby Theater in Los Angeles, Calif., where the show is ordinarily held.
“The academy has done a walkthrough of the Dolby as of late to see all the different choices,” the rep told Variety of the 3,400-seat scene.
The 2021 Golden Globes were likewise pushed back, presently scheduled to occur on Feb. 28. Ordinarily, the show is the first to commence awards season and hung on the main Sunday of the calendar year. The Hollywood Foreign Press Association reported in July that the show would be live from the Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills and facilitated by Tina Fey and Amy Poehler.
The Critics Choice Awards, scheduled for March 7, and the Screen Actors Guild awards — which will be held March 14 — are additionally still on, however organizers disclosed to Variety the two shows’ arrangements are as yet not yet decided.