Big changes in store for the Oscars: New category, earlier date in 2020 (updated)

The Academy announced future changes coming to the Oscars, including a new category and an earlier airdate in 2020.


The Academy is changing the future of the Oscars.

"We have heard from many of you about improvements needed to keep the Oscars and our Academy relevant in a changing world," Academy leaders said in a letter to members. "The Board of Governors took this charge seriously."

Changes will include adding a new popular film category, moving up the ceremony date two weeks (starting in 2020) and planning "a more globally accessible, three-hour telecast."

UPDATE (9/6/18):
The Academy announced on Sept. 6 that it will not present a new category at its upcoming ceremony in 2019.

"The Academy recognized that implementing any new award nine months into the year creates challenges for films that have already been released," the press release said. "The Board of Governors continues to be actively engaged in discussions, and will examine and seek additional input regarding this category."

That line bolded above could easily be talking about the blockbuster, critical hit "The Black Panther," which Disney is aiming for Best Picture contention.

Academy CEO Dawn Hudson added that further discussion is needed with Academy members before implementing such a big change.

“We have made changes to the Oscars over the years—including this year—and we will continue to evolve while also respecting the incredible legacy of the last 90 years,” she said.



The Academy also shared the news to its 3.2 million Twitter followers.

These changes were discussed at the Board of Governors meeting on Tuesday, where cinematographer John Bailey was re-elected president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences for a second term

Bailey was first elected president last year. Because of term limits, Bailey will have to leave the Board and thus his presidency next summer.

In a letter to members, published by The Hollywood Reporter, the Academy shared more details:
Dear Member,
Last night, the Board of Governors met to elect new board officers, and discuss and approve significant changes to the Oscars telecast.

The Board of Governors, staff, Academy members, and various working groups spent the last several months discussing improvements to the show.

Tonight, the Board approved three key changes:

1. A three-hour Oscars telecast
We are committed to producing an entertaining show in three hours, delivering a more accessible Oscars for our viewers worldwide.
To honor all 24 award categories, we will present select categories live, in the Dolby Theatre, during commercial breaks (categories to be determined). The winning moments will then be edited and aired later in the broadcast.

2. New award category
We will create a new category for outstanding achievement in popular film. Eligibility requirements and other key details will be forthcoming.

3. Earlier airdate for 92nd Oscars
The date of the 92nd Oscars telecast will move to Sunday, February 9, 2020, from the previously announced February 23. The date change will not affect awards eligibility dates or the voting process.

The 91st Oscars telecast remains as announced on Sunday, February 24, 2019.
We have heard from many of you about improvements needed to keep the Oscars and our Academy relevant in a changing world. The Board of Governors took this charge seriously.

We are excited about these steps, and look forward to sharing more details with you.
John Bailey and Dawn Hudson

Popular film category (now on hold)
The most recent category added to the Oscars was more than a decade ago.

The Best Animated Feature category was created in September 2000 by the Board of Governors, which voted in December 2001 to present it for the first time in March 2002.

Before that, the last time a new Academy Award category was established was in 1981, when the Makeup award was created.

Other categories have been adjusted since then. In August of 2012, upon a recommendation from the Designers Branch (formerly known as the Art Directors Branch), the Art Direction award changed its name to Production Design. That same year, in June of 2012, the makeup category was changed to Makeup and Hairstyling.


Ceremony date
Key dates were announced in April for by the Academy its 91st Academy Awards season, leading up to the big day on February 24, 2019 — 200 days away. Those dates, including the ceremony, will not be effected. Nominations are set to be announced on Tuesday, January 22, 2019.

The previously announced dates for the 92nd and 93rd Oscars presentations, however, were originally set for February 23, 2020, and February 28, 2021, respectively. This will be changing.

The 92nd Academy Awards will now move up two weeks to Sunday, February 9, 2020, the earliest date yet. 

No word yet on when nominations would be announced. With approximately 33 days in between nominations and the ceremony recently, that could put the nominations announcement tentatively on Tuesday, January 7, 2020.

Nominations voting for next year will be open on Monday, January 7, 2019, for one week and then international accounting firm PricewaterhouseCoopers has another week to compile the results. If the Academy phases out the mail-in voting, it could in theory speed up the tabulating process.


Ceremony length (updated)
The Academy also affirmed the ceremony will stick to three hours in length by only presenting "select categories live, in the Dolby Theatre, during commercial breaks (categories to be determined). The winning moments will then be edited and aired later in the broadcast."

In a follow-up Sept. 6 press release, the Academy provided more details about how the ceremony will be shortened going forward.

Changes to the 91st Oscars (2019) include restructuring and shortening the length of the telecast to three hours. To honor all 24 award categories, six to eight categories will be presented live, in the Dolby Theatre, during commercial breaks. The winning moments will then be edited and aired later in the broadcast. Selected categories will be rotated each year. The Academy will collaborate with the show producer(s) to select these categories.


The 91st Academy Awards, for outstanding film achievements of 2017, will be presented on Sunday, February 24, 2019, at the Dolby Theatre at Hollywood & Highland Center, and will be televised live on ABC and in more than 225 countries worldwide.

COMMENTS

Advertisement

LinkWithin

Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...
Name

007 100 Years Of Movies 12 years a slave 127 hours 1370 wspd 1973 20 days 2009 2010 2011 2012 2012 gg 2012 ggs 2012-2013 2013 2013 gg 2014 2014 gg 2014 ggs 2015 2015 ggs 2016 2017 22 jump street 38th Annual 3d 42 48fps 50 days 74th Annual 77th Annual 81st Annual 82nd annual 83nd Annual 83rd Annual 84th annual 85 years of Oscar 85th Annual 86th Annual 87th Annual 88th Annual 8949 Wilshire 89th Annual 90th Annual 91st Annual 92nd Annual Aaron Paul aaron sorkin ABC Academy Awards academy museum academy originals acceptance speech action actor adam levine adam sandler adam shankman adele after oscar show Alan Cumming album Alec Baldwin Alfonso Cuaron aliens all you need to know alone yet not alone amazing spider-man AMC Theatres american idol american sniper AMPAS amy adams amy poehler Amy Robach analysis anchorman andrew garfield Andrew J. West andy horn andy samberg Andy Wachowski ang lee Angela Lansbury angelina jolie Animated Feature animated short animation Anna Kendrick Anna Mastro Anna Paquin Anne Hathaway annie awards announcement announcer Ansel Elgort app apple archway argo arguing with myself Armie Hammer Arnold Schwarzenegger art direction at the round table Atmos atticus ross auction audio august osage county aurora avatar awards season backstage bad grandpa BAFTA ballot ballots barbara walters Barbra Streisand Barry Chusid baseball batman batman at the oscars battle of the year Baymax Bears beasts of the southern wild Beautiful Creatures behind-the-scenes belgium ben affleck Ben Stiller Ben Whishaw Benjamin Button Best best actress Best Picture Best Picture Showcase Better Midler beverage beverly hilton beyonce Big Hero 6 big wedding billy crystal bingo birdman biutiful black nativity black swan Blake Mitchell bleacher seats blockbuster blue jasmine blue sky studios board of governors bob gunton Bob Hope Bono book box office Boyhood Brad Bird brad pitt bradley cooper branch brand brand identity brave brian grazer British Academy Film Awards Britt Robertson broadway broken city Bruce Willis Bryan Cranston Bryce Dallas Howard Bullet to the Head bullhead Burbank burtt buzz calendar Cameron Diaz campaign canada Cannes cape cod Captain America captain phillips Carla Gugino carrie Cars casting directors Cat Deeley catching fire cate blanchett category CBS News ceremony ceremony poster CFO changes channing tatum charity Charlie Haykel charlize theron chasing mavericks chat Chatting up a STORM checklist Cheryl Boone Isaacs Cheryl Cecchetto Chicago chomet Chris Evans chris hemsworth Chris Pine chris pratt Chris Rock christian bale Christina Kounelias christmas christmas sweater christopher nolan Christopher Plummer CIFF CIM Group cinematic memory cirque cirque du soleil Cleveland cliff dwellings clint eastwood closed circuit cloud atlas cloudy with a chance of meatballs 2 CMO coen coldplay colin farrell College color colorado columbia pictures columbus comedy comics composers concert Conor Gaughan cons construction contest contests contract correspondent costume Countdown country strong coverage craig zadan creative arts emmys credentials critics awards crystal curtain dallas buyers club daniel craig Daniel Day-Lewis dannette herman danny boyle dark knight dark knight rises Darren Aronofsky data dave bautista David Carr david fincher David Hill david o. russell David Rockwell davis days of future past deadline Debbie Reynolds delivery man Denzel Washington derek mclane design desolation of smaug Despicable Me diary of a wimpy kid dick smith dinosaurs director disaster discussion disney doc feature documentary Dolby Dolby Theatre Don Cheadle Don Mischer don mischer productions download drama dream dredd dumbledore durango Dustin Hoffman DVDs Dwayne Johnson e e-voting earthcam earthquake Eastman Kodak Company eddie murphy edge of tomorrow education EGOT election elections electronic eligible elle fanning ellen degeneres Ellen K elysium Emerson College emily blunt emma stone emma thompson emma watson emmys emmys awards end of watch enders game Entertainment Weekly envelope envelopegate Epic Escape Plan Evangeline Lilly events Evil Dead EW exclusive executives eye on your weekend ezra miller façade facebook falardeau fall fall movies fan chat fan experience fans farsite farsite forecast fashion fault in our stars favorite Fay Kanin feast festivals film film critics film festival final voting finding nemo flight food for your consideration forecast foreign language Forest Whitaker formal wear fox toledo frank darabont Frank Pierson Frankenweenie free free birds friends Frost/Nixon frozen fruitvale station fuller fun size funny or die future fyc gallery Gena Rowlands george clooney get a horse ghostbusters gift guide gil cates gillian flynn girl with the dragon tattoo glenn weiss gloria lamb GMA godzilla gold carpet Golden Globes gone girl good morning america Google gothams governors awards governors ball grammy awards grammys grand ballroom gravity green room guardians of the galaxy guide Guillermo del Toro hairstyling halle berry halloween Hangover Hans Christian Andersen hans zimmer Hansel and Gretel happy Harry Belafonte harry potter hawk koch Hayao Miyazaki heath ledger Heaven is for Real Helen Mirren Henry Henry Mancini her hfpa hi-res highlights hiring history hofstra holidays hollywood hollywood and highland hollywood boulevard hollywood studios homepage honorary oscars honorees hope springs horror host host watch howell hq hudson Hugh Jackman hugo hulu hunger games i love the oscars Iain De Caestecker ian mckellen ice age ides of march Idina Menzel im memoriam images IMAX in memoriam in the land of blood and honey Inarritu independent independent spirit awards inside llewyn davis inside the oscars instagram interactive interstellar interview interviews into the woods invitations invited ipod iron man jack reacher jack ryan jackass James james at the movies james bond james cameron james earl jones James Franco James Gandolfini James Newton Howard Janet Weiss Jason Sudeikis Jean Dujardin Jean-Claude Carrière jeffrey friedman jennifer garner jennifer hudson jennifer lawrence Jeremy Renner Jess Cagle jessica biel jimmy fallon jimmy kimmel jj abrams JMN Studios jmolnar jmolnar.net jobs joe letteri Joe Zee joel edgerton John Goodman john hurt John Kahrs John Leguizamo John McKay john williams Johnny Depp jonah hill jordan carson Joseph Gordon-Levitt Josh Spector Judi Dench Juliane Hare Jurassic Park Jurassic World Justin Kirk Karen Gillan Karen O Kate Upton kate winslet Kathryn Bigelow Katzenberg Keke Palmer kelly ripa Kevin Kline kevin smith key dates Kids Choice Awards kimberly peirce Kirsten Dunst Kodak Theatre Kristen Anderson Lopez Kristen Bell kristen stewart Kristin Chenoweth Kristy Guevara-Flanagan Kristyn Burtt Labor Day LAMB LAMMYs Lana Wachowski lara spencer Large Association of Movie Blogs larry fong Lars von Trier Las Vegas last stand last vegas late night launch Lauren Mark lawless leadership lee daniels lego leonardo dicaprio les jeunes de paris les miserables Leslie Mann leszczewicz Let It Go letterman liam neeson liberty theatre life of pi lincoln linwood dunn theater live live action short live with kelly locations lockdown logo lone survivor look back Looper lord of the rings lottery lowendick luc besson luncheon lupita luz pena macfarlane Maggie Gyllenhaal maggie simpson Maggie Smith makeup makeup and hairstyling maleficent mama man of steel Mandela mansfield marc friedland march madness marilyn monroe Mark Ruffalo mark wahlberg marlon brando marquette tribune martin freeman martin scorsese marvel mary poppins Maureen O’Hara may 4 mccue McG mcginnis media meet the oscars meeting megan fox Megan Telles Melancholia Melissa McCarthy membership men in black Meryl Streep mesa verde Michael B. Seligman michael bay michael caine michael fassbender Michael Gold michael moore michael shannon Michael Strahan Michele Josue Mike Myers military Milk Milo Ventimiglia Minions mitchell mo'nique molnar monsieur lazhar monsters monsters ball monsters university moonlit studios moonrise kingdom morgan freeman mountains Movie Movie 43 movies mtvU mtvU.com muppets muppets most wanted murphy music musical Must List myhre natalie portman national board of review nbc need for speed needham Neighbors neil meron neil patrick harris Neill Blomkamp Neve Campbell Never Too Early Movie Predictions new address New York New York Times news roundup Nick Robinson Nickelodeon nicole kidman Nielsen night at the museum Nikki Finke noah nominations nominees non-stop noomi rapace norah jones not another happy ending november man Now You See Me numberless nyfcc obituary oblivion obsesson Octavia Spencer odd life ohio olympus has fallen omaze on the day on the red carpet on the waterfront ona one direction open air theater Open Heart open letter opening monologue Oprah orchestra ordinary love organization original score original song oscar Oscar Central Oscar Concert oscar Etiquette oscar fan experience Oscar Journey oscar millionaire oscar night america oscar night american oscar odds Oscar pool oscar race oscar roadtrip Oscar Special Oscar Sunday oscar update oscar week Oscar.com Oscars oscars 2014 oscars 2015 Oscars 2016 oscars outdoors Oscars Twist oscars.org otrc out of the furance outside Oz Oz The Great and Powerful pacific rim pagosa springs pain and gain panel paperman paranormal activity Parker party patrick doyle patton oswalt Paul Giamatti Paul Shoulberg PDF Pennebaker performance performers perks of being a wallflower perry janes Peter Facinelli Peter Gabriel peter jackson pharrell williams philomena photos pierce brosnan Piero Tosi Pink Pink Panther pixar planes planet of the apes playing for keeps podcast Polich Tallix poll pool pop culture poster pre-show prediction central predictions premium rush preparations presenters preservation president President Tuxedo press room preview primetime emmys print printable prisoners prizes producer producers production design production designer profile programming Project Runway promotions pros q and a Quartet Queen Latifah quick quiz R.S. Owens radio Randy Haberkamp ratings Ratner Ray Dolby Ballroom Ray Romano reactions recap Red 2 red carpet red dawn Reginald Hudlin Regis Philbin reminder list reporters resident evil results Rethink. review Richard Ayoade Richard Linklater Richard Wagner ricky gervais ridley scott rio 2 rise of guardians rise of the planet of the apes road to nominations roadtrip rob epstein Rob Marshall Robert Downey Jr Robert Lopez Robert Morton Robert Osborne Robert Stromberg Robert Zemeckis robertson Robin Roberts robin swicord robin williams robocop robots Rockwell Group Roger Ebert romcom ron howard rosamund pike rosen roskam round table Royce Hall RSS rules rumor rush Russell Crowe ryan gosling ryan seacrest sag awards sailcloth Sally Field samsara samuel goldwyn theater Samuel L. Jackson Sandra Bullock Santa Monica Civic Auditorium Sarah saturday night live Savannah Guthrie saving mr. banks Scarlett Johannson scary movie schedule sci-fi scitech score screen actors guild screeners secret secret life of walter mitty Seligman semi-finalists Sequoia Productions set set design seth macfarlane seth meyers Seth Rogen setup shame shawshank trail shooting shortlist shorts Sid Ganis side effects Sidney Poitier silver linings silver linings playbook sin city skyfall skype sleeping beauty slider Slumdog Millionaire SNL sofia coppola somewhere Son of Saul sony pictures Sound of Music soundtrack space space opera sparkle special event special guests spencer spider-man Spielberg Spike Lee spotify spreecast Stanley Weber star star at the movies Star Trek star wars statistics statuette step up revolution stephen king Stephenie Meyer steve bass Steve Carell steve jobs Steve Martin Steven Soderbergh Stevens streaming student academy awards students submissions submitted Sugar Man summer summer movies super 8 superman sweepstakes Sylvester Stallone symposiums Taken 2 tally tammy tbt TCM team oscar technology ted teenage mutant ninja turtles telecast television television academy telluride thank you That Awkward Moment thats my boy the artist the avengers the best man holiday the butler the buzz the campaign The Class The counselor the croods the dark world the Descendants the drop the fighter the force awakens the giver the gold knight the heat the hobbit The Host the illusionist the impossible the king's speech The LEGO movie The Lone Ranger the maze runner The Moon Song The Oscars The Other Woman The Public Transportation Snob The Purge The Reader The Rock the shawshank redemption the smurfs the social network the view the watch The Winter Soldier The Wrap theatre theme this is the end thor thriller throwback thursday thrust stage tiger boy Tim Burton Tim Gunn timelapse timeline tina fey Tina Gordon Chism titanic today show toledo toledo free press tom brokaw tom cruise tom hanks tom hardy Tom Hooper Tom Oyer Tom Sherak Tommy Lee Jones tony awards Top 10 top 3 toronto total recall tournament trailer train plane and automobile Transcendence transformation transformers transparency travel tree of life trent reznor tribute tron tron: legacy trouble with the curve true grit turbo tusk tuxedo tv tv guide twilight Twitter Ty Simpkins Tyler Perry tyson beckford U2 UCLA unexpected journey united airlines universal university of michigan USA Today uzo aduba vacation venice video video on demand Vince Vaughn viola davis Virginia Madsen visual effects VOD voting vulture WALL-E Wally Pfister walmart walt disney world Walter Wanda Sykes Warm Bodies warner bros. Way Way Back waynes world website wes anderson what we know white house whitney houston who wants to be a millionaire whoopi goldberg will ferrell will smith William H. Macy william ross winners Wizard of Oz wnwo wnwo today wolf of wall street wolfgang puck Wolverine wonder woman wonder women wont back down world world war z worlds end wreck-it ralph wspd wtol x-men year in review youre next YouTube Zac Efron zach galifianakis Zaineb Abdul-Nabi Zap2It zarafa Zero Dark Thirty zoe saldana zombies zug
false
ltr
item
The Gold Knight - Latest Academy Awards news and insight: Big changes in store for the Oscars: New category, earlier date in 2020 (updated)
Big changes in store for the Oscars: New category, earlier date in 2020 (updated)
The Academy announced future changes coming to the Oscars, including a new category and an earlier airdate in 2020.
https://3.bp.blogspot.com/-G8HIHCfkJlk/WonKCrryiTI/AAAAAAAAKyQ/mnKp8e4Fx3EC1ISSJKn-OopxqwMJgKjVwCPcBGAYYCw/s640/89thOscars-Stage.jpg
https://3.bp.blogspot.com/-G8HIHCfkJlk/WonKCrryiTI/AAAAAAAAKyQ/mnKp8e4Fx3EC1ISSJKn-OopxqwMJgKjVwCPcBGAYYCw/s72-c/89thOscars-Stage.jpg
The Gold Knight - Latest Academy Awards news and insight
http://www.thegoldknight.com/2018/08/big-changes-oscars.html
http://www.thegoldknight.com/
http://www.thegoldknight.com/
http://www.thegoldknight.com/2018/08/big-changes-oscars.html
true
4436267806331908220
UTF-8
Not found any posts VIEW ALL Readmore Reply Cancel reply Delete By Home PAGES POSTS View All RECOMMENDED FOR YOU LABEL ARCHIVE SEARCH ALL POSTS Not found any post match with your request Back Home Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat January February March April May June July August September October November December Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec just now 1 minute ago $$1$$ minutes ago 1 hour ago $$1$$ hours ago Yesterday $$1$$ days ago $$1$$ weeks ago more than 5 weeks ago Followers Follow THIS CONTENT IS PREMIUM Please share to unlock.
(Liking will not post to your Facebook wall)
Copy All Code Select All Code All codes were copied to your clipboard Can not copy the codes / texts, please press [CTRL]+[C] (or CMD+C with Mac) to copy