Thursday, August 5, 2021

Oscars Will Limit Ceremony to Presenters, Nominees and Their Guests (EXCLUSIVE)

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The movie academy introduced its nominations on Monday, and with it, the primary concrete particulars in regards to the 93rd ceremony, together with using Los Angeles’ Union Station as a venue, after being compelled to relocate resulting from pandemic restrictions. Variety has obtained an unique letter that was despatched to all Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences members from Academy President David Rubin detailing how the ceremony will likely be held.

The academy is not going to maintain any in-person occasions, together with nominations screenings, the annual nominees luncheon or different programming. In addition, the one individuals who will likely be allowed to attend the Oscars would be the nominees themselves, their friends and the ceremony’s presenters.

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The telecast will likely be produced by Jesse Collins, Stacey Sher and Steven Soderbergh, which is certain to be an attention-grabbing ceremony. The academy acknowledged throughout Monday morning’s nominations a file variety of actors of shade, two girls administrators and one of many strongest finest image lineups to this point (within the ultimate 12 months of the sliding scale).

There has been no official announcement but a few host, presenters or different particulars relating to the telecast, however the pleasure is palpable all through the trade.

Click right here for a full record of nominations.

The Oscars will likely be broadcast reside on April 25.

Read full letter beneath.

Dear Fellow Academy Members,

I be a part of you in congratulating all our Oscar nominees. We at the moment are lower than two months away from an Oscars present on the iconic Los Angeles landmarks Union Station and Dolby Theatre. A present that can undoubtedly be distinctive and memorable!

Though we’d hoped the pandemic can be extra in our rearview mirror by the month of April, the well being and security of our members and Oscar nominees are our major concern, so we’ve needed to make some mandatory selections about a few of our extremely anticipated Oscar-week occasions.

This 12 months, these attending the awards in particular person will likely be nominees, their visitor, and presenters — with an viewers of thousands and thousands watching and cheering from all all over the world. As a consequence, we won’t be able to conduct our annual member ticket lottery.

We additionally is not going to maintain any in-person occasions, together with nominations screenings, the Oscar Nominees Luncheon and such beloved Oscar-week events because the International Feature Film nominee cocktail reception, and public programming for the Short Film, Documentary, Animated Feature, International Feature Film and Makeup and Hairstyling classes. I’m sorry so as to add that this 12 months’s awards additionally is not going to embrace a post-Oscars Governors Ball celebration, or Oscar Night watch events in London and New York.

In a 12 months marked by a lot uncertainty, one factor is with out query: We have enlisted the perfect trio of producers—Jesse Collins, Stacey Sher and Steven Soderbergh—to place collectively an Oscars present like none different, to honor the extraordinary motion pictures, memorable performances and achievements in filmmaking of the previous 12 months.

We respect your assist and understanding, as all of us sit up for an thrilling present on April 25th.

Warm regards,

David Rubin
Academy President

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