The Oscars have been delayed for a second consecutive year, with the date for the 2022 ceremony pushed back a month to March 27.
The 94th Academy Awards can be held at their usual location, the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles, and will largely return to their pre-pandemic form.
Relaxed eligibility ideas allowing motion photographs to skip cinemas and debut on streaming services will remain in place on account of the pandemic, the academy said.
Earlier Academy ideas stated a movie must be shown in a commercial cinema in Los Angeles for at least seven consecutive days, at some stage whereby duration screenings must happen at least three times daily.
With cinemas closed on account of the pandemic, these ideas were relaxed last year, in what was broadly viewed as a enhance for motion photographs on streaming platforms together with Netflix and Amazon High Video.
The postponement also avoids potential scheduling clashes with the Great Bowl and Iciness Olympics, each of which are on account of take place in mid-February.
Two Oscars traditions cancelled in 2021 because of the pandemic, the Governors Awards and nominees luncheon, will return on January 15 and March 7 respectively.
Nominations can be announced on February 8 although, on account of coronavirus, the academy warned dates may be discipline to change.