Oscars poised to loosen no-Zoom policy for this year’s ceremony

Oscars poised to loosen no-Zoom policy for this year’s ceremony

The Guardian

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Concerns over inclusivity for non-US-based nominees and those who are vulnerable or shielding to be raised with show producers in Tuesday summit

Producers for this year’s Oscars ceremony are said to be considering relaxing their policy of mandatory in-person attendance for this year’s nominees.

According to a story in the Hollywood Reporter, the Academy has invited all nominees to participate in a Tuesday morning Zoom “conversation with show producers” Steven Soderbergh, Stacey Sher and Jesse Collins. This will include “updates about the show” as well as details on options should they need to participate remotely.

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