Oscars Academy Postpones All In-Person Events and Screenings Until 2022
Covid is still disrupting the Oscar season.
On Friday, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Science canceled all in-person events and screenings for the remainder of 2021.
However, the Academy Museum in Los Angeles is still scheduled to open on Sept.
30, with the museum operating at 50% capacity during business hours and with masks required indoors.According to a letter to Academy members obtained by TheWrap, Academy CEO Dawn Hudson said the group was looking to resume in-person global membership meetings in the spring of 2022 if possible.Oscars voters will still be able to screen movies through the virtual Academy Screening Room — which opened this week with the first For Your Consideration contenders: “Annette,” “Coming 2 America,” “The Mitchells vs.
the Machines” and “The Tomorrow War.”The note also added that the Academy hopes to reopen Academy offices in Los Angeles, New York, and London on a hybrid schedule this fall,
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