Rule Eight: Special Rules for the Cinematography Award
A Reminder List of all eligible motion pictures shall be made available along with a nominations ballot to all members of the Cinematographers Branch, who shall vote in the order of their preference for not more than five motion pictures.
The five productions receiving the highest number of votes shall become the nominations for final voting for the Cinematography award.
In accordance with Rule Two Paragraph 5, only principal position credit(s) shall be considered eligible for the Cinematography award.
Final voting for the Cinematography award shall be restricted to active and life Academy members.