Final Oscar® Ballots Due Tuesday by 5 p.m.
Beverly Hills, CA (February 16, 2009) — Voting members of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences must return their completed final Oscar ballots to PricewaterhouseCoopers by 5 p.m. on Tuesday, February 17.
Ballots received after the 5 p.m. deadline will not be counted.
Final ballots were mailed to the 5,810 voting members of the Academy on Wednesday, January 28.
Once PricewaterhouseCoopers has tabulated the votes, the winners’ names will be placed in sealed, foil-lined envelopes.
Brad Oltmanns and Rick Rosas, the lead balloting partners, will be the only people to know the results prior to the envelopes being opened on Oscar Night®.
Academy Awards for outstanding film achievements of 2008 will be presented on Sunday, February 22, 2009, at the Kodak Theatre at Hollywood & Highland Center®, and televised live by the ABC Television Network. The Oscar presentation also will be televised live in more than 200 countries worldwide.