Los Angeles: There was a lot of speculation about how the Oscars would be held in the midst of the Kovid epidemic and it has now been confirmed that the award will not be virtual.
“Oscar-in-person will telecast,” a representative of the academy told Variety.com.
However, the Academy of Motion Arts and Sciences has decided to pursue the annual telecast on April 25, 2021 due to the epidemic.
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Several sources have shared that pushing the award ceremony backward, the academy hopes to regain normalcy to the cinema hall, allowing it to compete for more film at the annual festival.
Now, the academy is focusing on ensuring that the event takes place in a traditional way. However, it remains to be seen how he planned to hold the ceremony at the Dolby Theater in Los Angeles.
Meanwhile, the Malayalam film Jallikattu has been selected as the official Indian entry in the Best International Feature Film category at the upcoming 93rd Academy Awards, 2021.
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The 2021 Oscars are scheduled to take place on 25 April. The shortlist for next year’s Academy Awards will be unveiled on 9 February and nominations will be announced on 15 March.