Oscars 2021: how will the ceremony go?

Still scheduled for April 25, the 93rd Oscars ceremony is becoming clearer: the Academy has in fact planned that it take place simultaneously in several places, so that stars and nominees can be present.

Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences

Many are the consequences on the cinema community of the coronavirus pandemic which has affected the world for more than a year now. And among them: the postponement of the award ceremonies. The Oscars are no exception as the culmination of awards season, which usually takes place in February, is shifted to April 25 this year. Things can therefore still evolve, but the Academy has already decided on the form that the event would take, because it will take place simultaneously in several places at the same time.

“In this unique year that has demanded so much from many, the Academy is determined to present unprecedented Oscars, while prioritizing the health of the public and the safety of those who participate.”, can we read in a press release released this Wednesday, February 10. “In order to create the face-to-face show that the global public wants to see, while adapting to the conditions caused by the pandemic, the ceremony will be broadcast live from several venues, including the iconic Dolby Theater.” While the Golden Globes should opt for a virtual edition on February 28, and the question still arises for the Caesars, scheduled for March 12, the Oscars seem to have found the parade.

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And the Academy will undoubtedly not fail to recall it on Monday March 15, the day of the announcement of the nominations. In the meantime, a pre-list has already been unveiled for several categories, and in particular that of the Best Foreign Language Film, in which the French candidate, Deux, as well as Drunk, who is the favorite.

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