Oscar Temporarily Changes Their 2021 Eligibility Rules

Oscar Marquee Dolby Theater

April 29, 2020

The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences’ (AMPAS) board of governors have voted to change the eligibility rules for the 93rd Oscars due to the significant impact of the corona virus that has to the complete closure of movie theaters and postponement of film releases.

Prior to the Corona virus,, to be eligible, theatrical releases were required to have a continuous 7-day, 3 screening per day release in Los Angeles for Oscar eligibility.

For the 2021 Oscars, films that had a scheduled theatrical release but have gone straight to VOD/Streaming are now eligible for an Academy Award.

The board of governor also voted to consolidated the Best Sound Editing and Best Sound Mixing into a new category Best Sound.

The 93rd Academy Award is schedule for February 28, 2021, at the Dolby Theater in Hollywood, CA.

List of 13 Entertainment Resources for Industry Personnel

Here is a list of 13 resources for those out of work in the entertainment industry.

SAG-AFTRA Foundation
https://sagaftra.foundatin/assistance/disasterrelief

Will Rogers Motion Picture Pioneers Assistance Fund
https://www.wrpioneers.org/contact

#PayUpHollywood
https://www.surveymonkey/com/r/GQKXL5K

Motion Picture and Television Fund
https://mptf.comgu

Actors Fund
actorsfund.jotform.com/20076630518860

Writers Guild of America, West
https://www.wga.org/members/employment-resources/covid-19-resources

Writers Guild of America, East
www.wgaeast.org/covid19/

Directors Guild of America
https://www.dga.org/News/Guild-News/2020/April202/CoronaVirusMessageFromSchlammelHollander_032016.as

International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees
https://www.iatse.net/cornoavirus-update-portal

Recording Academy
https://wwwe.grammy.com/sites/com/files/covid-19_relief_app_2020_revised.pdf

Teamsters Local 399
https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAlpQLSeolQqMnavtY3FqWNljiwV8D9Jw/viewform

The Artists Rights Alliance
https://medium.com/@artistrightsnow/artist-rights-alliance-resource-list-ac801d811ed7

Equal Sound
https://www.sweetrelieft.org/uploads/1/2/5/8/125899890/sr-grant-application-2011-new-logov2.pdfs

 

I PROMISE a Documentary about Lebron James Public School in Akron

Lebron James

Lebron James new documentary tells the story about his Akron, Ohio school, I Promise.

Dedicated to helping underserved kids. Kids that are dealing with the same challenges Lebron faced as a child.

Lebron James is truly making a difference in the lives kids that live in his hometown of Akron.

View  the trailer below.