The Academy of motion pictures and arts is going to change the requirements needed for a movie to be an Oscar eligible. This has been done after raising so many questions on their decision making policy to make a movie worth Oscar nomination. The Academy of motion pictures and arts have now decided to introduce some strict guidelines for the movies which will include much diversity in the stories and so many artist can get multiple chances to showcase their talent. This can be a great step towards motivating the underrated artist and also the artist from different communities who never gets any chance to be a part of this industry like racial, ethnic and disabled groups.
The new guidelines will be applicable from year 2024, applying these guidelines from this or next year will be unfair for the scrips which has been already written or the working of some scripts have been started. It will be really difficult for them to adopt the new guidelines that is why the Academy has decided to make them applicable from year 2024 so that any upcoming idea of writing a script or producing a movie will take care of the new guidelines to be qualified For the best picture at Oscar.
Oscars Announce New Inclusion Requirements for Best Picture Category
The first standard of the new guidelines include that there must be at least one main character and the supporting character should be from an underrepresented racial or ethnic group, Also the 30% of the secondary roles must be from underrepresented groups. If not then the main storyline, theme or narrative must be focused or revolve around these underrepresented groups which include women, people with different skin color, LGBTQ and disabled category.
The second standard of these guidelines include The creative leadership and crew composition of the film, a film must have either at least two leadership positions or department heads be from underrepresented groups and at least one be from an underrepresented racial or ethnic group; at least six other crew members be from underrepresented racial or ethnic groups; or at least 30% of crew members be from underrepresented groups. Top Android 11 New Features
The third standard of these guidelines state that the paid internship And the training opportunities must be provided to below the line workers.
The fourth standard includes Re-presentation in marketing, publicity and distribution teams.
These changes are going to affect these awards in a positive manner maybe.