Agents can vote for oscars

Thanks to a new vote from the board of governors of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, agents – or “artists representatives” – are now eligible to cast votes for Academy Awards. Welcome to a new era of the Oscars. Read More »

emmys changes

In the age of Peak TV, it’s far too easy for great television to fly under the radar. But the Emmy Awards are attempting to rectify that by expanding the number of nominees in key categories, including its best comedy and drama categories. The comedy and drama categories have been expanded to feature eight nominees, while other categories will expand based on submissions.

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2020 Emmy Awards Host

Perennial awards season host and late night talk show presence Jimmy Kimmel will serve as the 2020 Emmy Awards host, although he’s uncertain exactly how the ceremony will work amid the coronavirus pandemic. “I don’t know where we will do this or how we will do this or even why we are doing this, but we are doing it and I am hosting it,” he said in a statement. Get the details below.
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Academy Awards Delayed

Well, that didn’t take very long. This morning we ran a story revealing that the board of governors of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences would be meeting today to discuss potentially postponing the date of the 2021 Oscars ceremony. Now, it’s official: the 93rd Oscars ceremony will now be held on April 25, 2021. The awards ceremony was originally scheduled for February 28, 2021, but now films released up to and including that date will be able to qualify for nominations.

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2021 oscars date

The 2021 Oscars could possibly be delayed in one of the few times in the prestigious award’s 93-year history. The board of governors of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences are meeting today to discuss potentially postponing the date of the 2021 Oscars ceremony, which has long been scheduled for February 28. But with the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic obstructing the releases of many potential Oscar contenders this year, the 93rd Oscars ceremony may be delayed as long as eight weeks.

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Best Picture Nomination Number

The Oscars have been allowing between 5-10 films to be nominated for Best Picture each year, but that’s about to change. Today, the Academy announced they will be locking the number of Best Picture noms at 10, and they’ll also be putting representation and inclusion standards for eligibility in place. It’s worth noting that these changes won’t go into effect until the 94th Academy Awards.

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mtv movie awards postponed

We may never find out who wins Best Kiss — though we may not want to find out, in the age of coronavirus-induced social distancing. This year’s MTV Movie Awards, which are usually held in June, have been postponed indefinitely due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. But there may be a chance that this glitzy awards ceremony will be pushed to December.

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parasite grand bell awards

Parasite‘s winning streak continues more than a year after its historic Palme D’or win at last year’s Cannes Film Festival. Bong Joon-ho‘s darkly comic thriller won big at South Korea’s prestigious Grand Bell Awards this week, scooping up five awards for Best Film, Best Director, Best Supporting Actress for Lee Jung-eun, Best Screenplay, and Best Music. It’s fitting that the record-setting film which brought the South Korean film industry to the front of the global stage would end its incredible awards season in Korea.

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Hollywood’s biggest night might be postponed. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences are considering pushing back the 2021 Oscars, which are set to be held in February, due to concerns over the ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

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Parasite anniversary

I know time has essentially ceased to matter in the quarantine era, but for those of you who still appreciate marking things like anniversaries, Bong Joon-ho‘s Oscar-winning masterpiece Parasite is coming up on the one year anniversary of its premiere at the 2019 Cannes Film Festival. Neon, the up-and-coming distributor which helped guide the movie to its historic award season run, has released a video celebrating “a year of cinema” and tracking the movie’s incredible journey from Palm d’Or winner to the Oscar afterparty. Read More »