Golden Globes Alter Film Eligibility Rules in Wake of Theater Closures

Published on Mar 26, 2020

With theaters across America closed for the foreseeable future and the industry's release calendar in disarray, the Hollywood Foreign Press Association has decided to alter its film eligibility rules for the 2021 Golden Globes. To be eligible for a Golden Globe, films had to screen for HFPA members at a third party facility in the greater Los Angeles area, but that rule has been suspended, with new guidelines dictating that distributors must provide voters with a screening link or a DVD copy of the film so they can view it at home. The new rule will be in effect …

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Author: Jeff Sneider