The Television Academy has recently announced that from now on, Oscar-nominated projects will no longer be eligible to compete for Emmy Awards. This rule will be applicable from the beginning of 2021. This rule was released just days after the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences released a new statement saying that some films from streaming sites will be eligible for the 2021 Oscar Awards.
The makers want to make sure that the new rules will be followed for the selection process of the Emmy Awards which is going to take place on February 28, 2021. This rule was introduced as it is common to see the overlap of accolades for non-fiction projects, such as documentaries. Read more to know about the new rules set by the board of the Emmy Awards.
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The TV Academy noted these changes, which followed AMPAS' coronavirus-inspired move that allows films to compete without theatrical distribution. They released a statement, "The Television Academy supports the recent decision from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences to allow feature films, originally intended for theatrical distribution but made available via streaming or video on demand during the current pandemic crisis, to compete at the 2021 Oscars”. They also stated that, "Further, the Television Academy ruled in March that effective in 2021, programs that have been nominated for an Oscar will no longer be eligible for the Emmys competition".
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2020 Oscar Nominations
- Ford v Ferrari
- The Irishman
- Jojo Rabbit
- Little Women
- Marriage Story
- Once Upon a Time in Hollywood
- Antonio Banderas for Pain and Glory
- Leonardo DiCaprio for Once Upon a Time in Hollywood
- Adam Driver for Marriage Story
- Joaquin Phoenix for Joker
- Jonathan Pryce for The Two Popes
- Cynthia Erivo for Harriet
- Scarlett Johansson for Marriage Story
- Saoirse Ronan for Little Women
- Charlize Theron for Bombshell
- Renee Zellweger, for Judy
Best Supporting actor
- Brad Pitt – Once Upon a Time in Hollywood as Cliff Booth
- Tom Hanks – A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood as Fred Rogers
- Anthony Hopkins – The Two Popes as Pope Benedict XVI
- Al Pacino – The Irishman as Jimmy Hoffa
- Joe Pesci – The Irishman as Russell Bufalino
Best Supporting Actress
- Laura Dern – Marriage Story as Nora Fanshaw
- Kathy Bates – Richard Jewell as Barbara "Bobi" Jewell
- Scarlett Johansson – Jojo Rabbit as Rosie Betzler
- Florence Pugh – Little Women as Amy March
- Margot Robbie – Bombshell as Kayla Pospisil
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