LOS ANGELES — The film academy has finally revealed the Oscar categories that will be presented during the commercial breaks of this year’s broadcast.
A spokesperson for the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences said Monday that the awards for cinematography, film editing, makeup and hairstyling and live-action short will be presented off-air.
The winning speeches will air later in the broadcast and will also be live-streamed on Oscar.com and the film academy’s social accounts.
The plan to hand out certain awards during commercials to achieve a three-hour runtime was announced in August. In future years, four to six rotating categories could be cut from the broadcast.
The 91st Oscars will air on ABC on Feb. 24.
The Associated Press