The Oscar award winning director Steven Spielberg who is against the Netflix received equal treatment at the Oscars as theatrical releases,will speak about the issue at the academy meeting.
“Steven feels strongly about the difference between the streaming and theatrical situation,” an Amblin spokesperson told Indiewire. “He’ll be happy if the others will join [his campaign] when that comes up [at the Academy Board of Governors meeting]. He will see what happens.”
Particular rules changes could have effects on films outside Netflix, however. Some independent releases don’t spend much more time in the theater than the “token qualifications” Spielberg referred to.
The news has sparked debate online among industry members, with several coming out in favour of Netflix.
The legendary director considers the typical TV format movies should be considered for Oscars,the Netflix movies should give proper other means of academy awards like Grammy.