Amid coronavirus pandemic, varied occasions like Cannes and MET Gala, Tony Awards, Emmys, and festivals have been cancelled or postponed to keep away from giant gatherings. With that being mentioned, it looks like The Academy has determined to postpone Oscars 2021. The award present was scheduled for February 28, 2021, however now has been delayed by two months.
“For over a century, films have performed an necessary function in comforting, inspiring, and entertaining us in the course of the darkest of occasions. They definitely have this 12 months. Our hope, in extending the eligibility interval and our Awards date, is to supply the pliability filmmakers want to complete and launch their movies with out being penalized for one thing past anybody’s management,” Academy president David Rubin and CEO Daybreak Hudson mentioned in an announcement (through Selection). “This coming Oscars and the opening of our new museum will mark a historic second, gathering film followers around the globe to unite via cinema.”
The official account of The Academy tweeted, “It is true! Subsequent 12 months’s #Oscars will occur on April 25, 2021. This is what else it is advisable to know: The eligibility interval for the Oscars shall be prolonged to February 28, 2021. Nominations shall be introduced on March 15, 2021. Academy Museum will open on April 30, 2021.”
It is true! Subsequent 12 months’s #Oscars will occur on April 25, 2021.
This is what else it is advisable to know:
– The eligibility interval for the Oscars shall be prolonged to February 28, 2021
– Nominations shall be introduced on March 15, 2021
– @AcademyMuseum will open on April 30, 2021 pic.twitter.com/cTsqOfsf8k
— The Academy (@TheAcademy) June 15, 2020