With the Venice Film Festival concluded and the Toronto International Film Festival wrapping up, awards season is formally in full swing. Unfortunately, AMPAS has lots of work to do if it needs folks to turn out to be engaged with the Academy Awards again.
During a gathering between Academy of Motion Pictures Arts & Sciences members, CEO Bill Kramer and President Janet Yang–both appointed this year–outlined a plan to get folks to care concerning the Academy Awards. You know, with out having a Best Actor winner slap a presenter for making a mid-tier joke.
-Hiring producing groups who’re accountable to the Academy and making a devoted crew throughout the Academy solely targeted on the Awards
-Determining how to finest honor all craft areas on air
-Focusing on a love and reverence for film
-Creating an emotional funding within the nominees
-Exploring extensions of the present on streaming
-Continuing the theatrical requirement for eligibility
-Making the pink carpet an occasion
-Continuing to prioritize sustainability, entry, inclusion, and illustration
Hey, that’s eight! The precise number of classes AMPAS unjustly lower from the Academy Awards ceremony final year. Coincidence?
Before this assembly, Kramer said: “It’s our 95th anniversary. We want to return to a show that has reverence for film and 95 years of the Oscars. It’s a moment to really reflect on our membership, all craft areas, our changing industry and our fans. There are ways to do that that are entertaining and authentic and that are tied to our mission to honor excellence in moviemaking.”