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The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will create an updated shortened version of the "Oscar" ceremony.

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On the night of March 11, the 96th Academy Awards ceremony took place. The winner in the “Best Documentary” nomination was the film “20 Days in Mariupol”. However, the Disney Entertainment company did not include the award ceremony of the Ukrainian film in the abbreviated international telecast.

Recently it was reported that the American Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will edit the abbreviated telecast of the Oscar ceremony, including the moment of award presentation. Ukrainian team. This is reported by Deadline.

According to the mass media, the decision to change the 90-minute version of the video was made after the Suspilne TV channel, which has the rights to broadcast the Oscars in Ukraine, expressed its indignation at the absence of the awarding of documentarians and the speech of director Mstislav Chernov in the international abbreviated television version.

Chairman of the Board of Public Broadcasting, Mykola Chernotytskyi, in a comment to journalists, said that the Ukrainian side has not yet received official confirmation of this decision, but is waiting for a conversation with the executive director of the American Academy of Film Arts on the initiative of the latter.

Our team was shocked and deeply disappointed when we did not see the “Best Feature Documentary” nomination in the editing of the international version, where the film “20 Days in Mariupol” deservedly won. Mstislav Chernov's powerful speech emphasized the unity between Ukraine and the world – it is all the more regrettable to see the exclusion of this full of truth and power of the episode from the version distributed to the world licensees of the “Oscar”, – said Lukyan Galkin, executive producer of the “Suspilne” TV channel at the time. Culture”.

In response, the National Television and Radio Broadcasting Council called on the management of the Walt Disney Company to create and distribute to broadcasters an updated international version, which will preserve the fragment with the presentation of the award in the nomination “Best Documentary Feature”.< /p>

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will create an updated shortened version of the "Oscar" ceremony.

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