Advertisement
Oscars' Bosses Have Banned Zoo...

Celeb

Oscars' Bosses Have Banned Zoom At This Year's Ceremony

Fionnuala .Jones
Fionnuala .Jones

11:43 19 Mar 2021


Share this article


No hoodies either!

There will be no Zoom calls at this year's Oscars, organisers have said.

In a letter sent to nominees and published by Deadline, the show's producers said: "For those of you unable to attend because of scheduling or continued uneasiness about traveling, we want you to know there will not be an option to Zoom in for the show."

Instead, nominees, their guests and presenters will be required to take a Covid-19 test ahead of the ceremony.

There will also be a COVID-19 safety team on site throughout the evening with the whole event treated as an "active movie set".

The 93rd Academy Awards are set to take place at an in-person event at Union Station in Los Angeles, with some live elements from the ceremony's usual home at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood.

Organisers are also cracking down on the dress code.

The letter said: "We're aiming for a fusion of inspirational and aspirational, which in actual words means formal is totally cool if you want to go there, but casual is really not."

Jason Sudeikis on Zoom at the 2021 Golden Globes

The Oscar nominees were announced this week, with Hollywood drama Mank leading the field with 10 nominations.


Share this article


Read more about

Academy Awards Academy Awards 2021 Dress Code Mank Oscars Oscars 2021 Oscars Ceremony Oscars Red Carpet Zoom

You might like

Live: Title

Description

Added to queue
Removed from queue

On Air

Share

Share

Next up on queue

Title
Description
Duration

There are currently no podcasts in the queue

Go to podcasts

On Air

The Sound of the City at Night

The Sound of the City at Night

00:00-06:00

Share

Up next

The Sound of the City with Bre...

The Sound of the City with Brendan Roache

06:00-09:00

Share

Saturday Social

Saturday Social

09:00-12:00

Share

The Sound of the City with And...

The Sound of the City with Andy Clarke

12:00-16:00

Share

The Sound of the City with Kar...

The Sound of the City with Karl Dawson

16:00-19:00

Share

98FM Throwback Anthems with Ba...

98FM Throwback Anthems with Barry Dunne

19:00-22:00

Share

98FM Dance

98FM Dance

22:00-00:00

Share

The Sound of the City at Night

The Sound of the City at Night

00:00-06:00

Share

00:00:00 / 00:00:00

Share on