Coronavirus: BAFTA In Talks With Distributors About 2021 Eligibility Flexibility
BAFTA is in talks with distributors relating to eligibility for movies for subsequent 12 months’s awards season provided that many received’t be launched theatrically as a result of coronavirus.
A BAFTA spokesperson mentioned: “BAFTA is reviewing how to make sure that movies scheduled for launch throughout this unsure interval stay eligible, and are working with distributors and studios on this. It might be unfair that movies scheduled for launch throughout this era can be at a drawback for BAFTA Movie 2021.
“As well as, BAFTA’s personal screening and occasions programme can not occur as regular so we’re in discussions with distributors to see if we are able to make these obtainable on-line supported by on-line Q&As the place possible. The well being and wellbeing of our members, company, trade companions and our employees stay our high precedence.”
A bunch of flicks have had their theatrical runs cancelled or have been pushed to later dates. BAFTA’s guidelines stipulate that motion pictures have theatrical runs in most classes.
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