Netflix’s Approach for Oscars 2021: Skip the Festival Circuit — Exclusive

Netflix’s Approach for Oscars 2021: Skip the Festival Circuit — Exclusive
As awards groups adjust to the evolving post-pandemic reality, so will the studios. And the first up is everyone’s favorite Oscar insurgent, Netflix: While it will provide sponsorship for some major festivals in 2020, it’s not planning to send any of their films or talent to attend them.

Among the titles this removes from the circuit are David Fincher’s “Mank,” starring Gary Oldman and Amanda Seyfried; Ron Howard’s “Hillbilly Elegy,” starring Amy Adams; Charlie Kaufman’s “I’m Thinking of Ending Things” starring Toni Collette and Jesse Plemons; George C. Wolfe’s “Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom,” starring Viola Davis, Denzel Washington, and Chadwick Boseman; Radha Blank’s Sundance debut “The 40-Year-Old Version”; and Ramin Bahrani’s “White Tiger.”

In any other year, this might seem unthinkable. The Telluride, Venice, Toronto, and New York film festivals are primary launching pads for Oscar-season movies and are considered as the
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