There are many speculations around how the Oscars would be held amid the pandemic, and it is now confirmed the award ceremony will not go virtual. “The Oscars in-person telecast will happen,” said a representative from the Academy .
Academy of Motion Arts and Sciences has decided to postpone the annual telecast to April 25, 2021, owing to the pandemic. Many sources have shared that by pushing the awards ceremony back, the Academy hopes for cinema halls to get back to normal, allowing for more film to compete in the annual celebration.
The Academy is planning to make sure that the event is held in traditional manner. So, it is to be seen how they put a plan in place to hold the ceremony at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. The 2021 Oscars are scheduled to take place on April 25. The shortlist for next year’s Academy Awards will be revealed on February 9, and nominations will be announced on March 15.