Producer Steven Soderbergh (Steven Soderbergh) referred to the logistics of organizing the ceremony as “cri feet”
Mexico City- After criticizing its policy of not accepting virtual participation and the criticism that the entire Oscars ceremony must face to face this year, the college seems to be changing its mind.
Producer Steven Soderbergh (Steven Soderbergh) said at the studio representatives and figurines nominations meeting on Tuesday that the logistics of organizing the ceremony were paralyzed.
What worries several artists is that the producers announced that they will add locations in London and other countries for people who cannot travel to the United States due to pandemic restrictions.
Soderbergh and co-producer Stacey Sher (Stacey Sher) apologized for the confusing guidelines and reiterated that they are still studying how to overcome this year’s challenging ceremony.
“London has been 100% confirmed. We are negotiating with the venue. We are currently unable to share with you. As far as tickets are concerned, there is nothing more: they are nominees plus guests, nothing more.” The meeting.
The meeting was postponed twice and was held on the morning of Tuesday, April 30 through Zoom.
Similarly, it is reported that all speeches in the original song category will be held in Los Angeles, and it has not yet been decided whether to require attendees to wear masks when they are seated.
The producer revealed in a letter sent to the nominees on March 18 that those unable to attend the awards ceremony will not have the option of Zoom or video calls. This decision has not been welcomed by foreign stars and other filmmakers. country.
The organizer wrote: “We will do our best to provide a safe and enjoyable evening for everyone and millions of fans around the world. We believe that virtuality will reduce these efforts.”
The nominee and host were told that each guest will be allowed to attend the ceremony, which will be held as an outdoor performance at Union Station in downtown Los Angeles.
Although it has not yet been confirmed, a musical performance is expected to be held at the Dolby Theater at the awards ceremony.
“Variety” reported that the producer is considering plans to rotate a group of people in and out of the award-winning area to prevent Covid-19. At the same time, the cleaning staff will disinfect the chairs and tables between rotations.
The Oscar was originally scheduled to be held on February 28, but it was postponed due to the pandemic. Now they will be held on April 25th.