For the award will fight ten challengers.
The American film Academy has limited the number of contenders in the main category of the Oscars. Beginning with the 94th ceremony will be ten, reports the Chronicle.info with reference to the Correspondent.
“Since the 94th ceremony, which will take place in 2021, in the category of Best film will be presented ten of the nominees, unlike fluctuating from year to year the number of”, — stated in the message of the film Academy.
Previously, in this category the number of pictures varied from year to year or from five to ten. For example, in 2019 categories, there were eight nominees and in 2018 and 2020 — nine.
Also, it is reported that from now academics will be able all year round to view the contenders for the Oscars through a special Academy Screening platform Rooм. According to the organisers, it will give the voter sufficient time to read all the contenders for the award.
Earlier at the Academy of motion picture arts stated that it considered the possibility of moving the ceremony of the Oscar. According to some sources, the ceremony, scheduled for February 2021, will be postponed later date. Another source reports that the date of broadcast of the awards has not changed and is scheduled for February 28, 2021.