The Academy Awards is a highlight of Hollywood’s year. The live telecast is the ultimate spotlight of Hollywood with the most prestigious award show. There would be a lot of disappointment if the categories of the animated short and original scores were to be eliminated.
The Academy Awards has always had awards for Animated Short and Original Score, but there are rumors that these categories might be eliminated in 2020. This would not only disappoint many viewers but also make some people question if the category was relevant anymore.
Many people believe that the increased popularity of streaming services like Netflix means that there is less interest in animated shorts and original scores by audiences on TV screens. But others see it differently, saying that streaming has only made these categories more popular because they’re easier to access at any time.
Some people question if these categories are still relevant anymore in today’s media landscape, with more emphasis on streaming than linear TV viewing. But there are still plenty of people who value the unique
In order to cut expenses, the Academy Awards will eliminate categories like Animated Short and Original Score. These categories will be replaced with a category called Best of the Year.
If the Oscars are to continue long into the future, there need to be changes in order for them to remain relevant for today’s audiences. It is time for our most established award show to catch up with today’s media consumption habits and the ever-changing landscape of entertainment.
The Academy has taken a number of steps in recent years that have been intended to reach a broader global audience, as well as younger viewers who might not have grown up watching film or TV. The first was when they moved from a Monday broadcast in February, back to Sunday night in late February. This change had been made because of the now-sporadic nature of the broadcast and how it can end up competing with other major events (like sporting events or awards shows) that would be airing at roughly the same time – but
I wasn’t shocked by the Oscars’ move to cut two classic categories. With the recent announcement, they will be cutting Animated Short Film and Original Score from the telecast.
The Academy has been struggling with ratings for years. With little need to put on a glitzy, glamour-filled show, it makes sense that they would want to cut down on the length. And frankly,,, who is tuning in for those categories anyway?
The animated short films have always felt like a weird category for the Oscars anyway. They are, by their very nature, not movies that you can watch and enjoy with others as you feel like you should be able to do with films of any other category. The animated films are usually watched alone or by one or two people at most. It’s not that we don’t want to watch them; it’s just that those films don’t have a natural audience of friends or family members who can be gathered around a TV set for the evening
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