SHORT SUBJECT DOCUMENTARY FILM ENTRIES
DUE SEPTEMBER 4 FOR 2012 OSCARS®

Beverly Hills, CA –Tuesday, September 4, 5 p.m. PT is the deadline for documentary filmmakers to submit short subject documentaries and all required paperwork to the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences for consideration for the 85th Academy Awards®.

To be eligible, the documentaries must complete a seven-day commercial run in a theater in either Los Angeles County or in the Borough of Manhattan in New York, between January 1, 2012, and December 31, 2012. Films completing their qualifying run after September 4 must still complete and submit all paperwork, including legal contracts, by the deadline.

Each completed entry form must be accompanied by supporting materials, including an English-language synopsis of the film, a list of film credits, filmographies of the director(s), 30 DVD copies of the film, and proof of seven-day qualifying exhibition.

Additional information about the documentary awards categories may be obtained by visiting http://www.oscars.org/awards/academyawards/rules/rule11a.html or contacting assistant Awards Coordinator Michelle Ayala at (310) 247-3000, ext. 1117, or via e-mail at mayala@oscars.org.

Academy Awards for outstanding film achievements of 2012 will be presented on Sunday, February 24, 2013, at the Dolby Theatre™ at Hollywood & Highland Center®, and televised live on the ABC Television Network. The Oscar® presentation also will be televised live in more than 225 countries and territories worldwide.

Contact Information

Natalie Kojen
nkojen@oscars.org

 

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