The 2021 Oscars are shaping up to be the most unique Academy Awards ceremony to date. Presented by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS), the show will once again be held in person at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California. Despite the most challenging year on record for the film industry, the 93rd Academy Awards will still look to capture all the glitz and glam that it is perennially known for, just two months later than its usual February air date.
Here’s everything you need to know about the 2021 Oscars, including the 93rd Academy Award ceremony date, time, channel, and presenters.
What Date Are the 2021 Oscars?
The 93rd Academy Awards ceremony will take place on Sunday April 25, 2021, two months later than originally planned. It is the latest date in the history of the event.
David Fincher’s “Mank” leads the pack with 10 nominations. Six other films, each nominated for Best Picture, have a total of six nominations.
The eight films competing for the Best Picture award, universally considered the most prestigious of the lot, include “The Father,” “Judas and the Black Messiah,” “Mank,” “Minari,” “Nomadland,” “Promising Young Woman,” “Sound of Metal” and “The Trial of the Chicago 7.”
The full list of categories and nominations can be viewed HERE.
What Time Are the 2021 Oscars?
The 93rd Academy Awards ceremony will air live at 8:30 p.m. ET/5:30 p.m. PT on April 25, 2021. Red carpet coverage of the event will be featured in the hours leading up to the live ceremony.
How to Watch the 2021 Oscars?
The 93rd Academy Awards ceremony will air live on ABC network television. Check your local listings for the channel. The ceremony will also be available to stream online via ABC.com and the ABC app, provided the user has an active cable subscription.
Who Is Hosting the 2021 Oscars?
The 93rd Academy Awards ceremony does not have a host and there are no expectations that a host will be announced in the immediate future. Though the Academy hasn’t yet made it official, this year’s ceremony is expected to proceed without a host, the same as last year. Instead, a number of actors and other illustrious members of the film industry are expected to introduce the various segments and present the awards throughout the night.
Hollywood veterans Jesse Collins, Stacey Sher, and director Steven Soderbergh are producing the ceremony.
Who Is Presenting At the 2021 Oscars?
To date, some 15 presenters have been announced for the ceremony. Among them are prestigious actors Renee Zellweger, Joaquin Phoenix, Laura Dern and Brad Pitt.
Esteemed filmmaker Bong Joon Ho, last year’s winner of Best Screenplay, Best Directing, and Best Picture, will present an award. Other notable names such as Halle Berry, Regina King, Marlee Matlin, Rita Moreno, Reese Witherspoon Angela Bassett, Don Cheadle, Bryan Cranston, Harrison Ford, and Zendaya will present.