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One hundred sixty-six features have been submitted for consideration in the Documentary Feature category for the 91st Academy Awards.The submitted features, listed in alphabetical order, are:“Above and Beyond: NASA’S Journey to Tomorrow”“Active Measures”“Amazing Grace”“American Chaos”“Andy Irons: Kissed by God”“Antonio Lopez 1970: Sex Fashion & Disco”“Avicii: True Stories”“Bali: Beats of Paradise”“Bathtubs over Broadway”“Be Natural: The Untold Story of Alice Guy-Blach锓Believer”“Better Angels”“Bill Coors: The Will to Live”“Bisbee ’17”“The Bleeding Edge”“Boom for Real: The Late Teenage...
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Thursday, November 15, is the deadline to submit Oscars Submission Forms (OSF) in the general entry categories to the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences for 91st Academy Awards® consideration.  Films will not be accepted for consideration after the deadline.For a feature film to be considered for the 2018 Awards, the film’s distributor or producer must upload via Dropbox a scanned, signed copy of the OSF and legal billing (complete on-screen credits) or deliver a signed OSF and the film’s legal billing to the Academy’s 8949 Wilshire Boulevard office.  The deadline for...
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Twenty-five features have been submitted for consideration in the Animated Feature Film category for the 91st Academy Awards.The submitted features, listed in alphabetical order, are:“Ana y Bruno”“Dr. Seuss’ The Grinch”“Early Man”“Fireworks”“Have a Nice Day”“Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation”“Incredibles 2”“Isle of Dogs”“The Laws of the Universe – Part I”“Liz and the Blue Bird”“Lu over the Wall”“MFKZ”“Maquia: When the Promised Flower Blooms”“Mirai”“The Night Is Short, Walk on Girl”“On Happiness Road”“Ralph Breaks the Internet”“Ruben Brandt, Collector”“Sgt. Stubby: An American Hero”“...
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GLENN WEISS TO CO-PRODUCE AND DIRECT THE OSCARSOscar-winning producer Donna Gigliotti will produce the 91st Oscars, and Emmy®-winning director Glenn Weiss will co-produce and direct the show, Academy President John Bailey announced today.  The Oscars will air live on the ABC Television Network and broadcast outlets worldwide on Sunday, February 24, 2019.“Donna and Glenn will infuse new energy and vision into this 91st awards presentation, and we are excited about a broad-based creative relationship with these two artists,” said Bailey.“I’m grateful to the Academy and ABC for entrusting...
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Three hundred forty-one feature films are eligible for the 2017 Academy Awards®, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced today.To be eligible for 90th Academy Awards consideration, feature films must open in a commercial motion picture theater in Los Angeles County by midnight, December 31, and begin a minimum run of seven consecutive days.Under Academy rules, a feature-length motion picture must have a running time of more than 40 minutes and must have been exhibited theatrically on 35mm or 70mm film, or in a qualifying digital format. Feature films that receive their...
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The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today announced that seven films remain in competition in the Makeup and Hairstyling category for the 90th Academy Awards®.The films are listed below in alphabetical order:“Bright”“Darkest Hour”“Ghost in the Shell”“Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2”“I, Tonya”“Victoria & Abdul”“Wonder”On Saturday, January 6, 2018, all members of the Academy’s Makeup Artists and Hairstylists Branch will be invited to view 10-minute excerpts from each of the seven shortlisted films. Following the screenings, members will vote to nominate three films for final...
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The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today announced that 141 scores from eligible feature-length motion pictures released in 2017 are in contention for nominations in the Original Score category for the 90th Academy Awards®.The eligible scores along with their composers are listed below, in alphabetical order by film title:“Alien: Covenant,” Jed Kurzel, composer“All I See Is You,” Marc Streitenfeld, composer“All the Money in the World,” Daniel Pemberton, composer“Annabelle: Creation,” Benjamin Wallfisch, composer“Band Aid,” Lucius, composer“Battle of the Sexes,” Nicholas Britell,...
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The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today announced that 70 songs from eligible feature-length motion pictures released in 2017 are in contention for nominations in the Original Song category for the 90th Academy Awards®.The original songs, along with the motion picture in which each song is featured, are listed below in alphabetical order by film title and song title:“U.N.I (You And I)” from “And the Winner Isn’t”“Love And Lies” from “Band Aid”“If I Dare” from “Battle of the Sexes”“Evermore” from “Beauty and the Beast”“How Does A Moment Last Forever” from “Beauty and the Beast”“...
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The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today announced that 10 films remain in the running in the Visual Effects category for the 90th Academy Awards®.The films are listed below in alphabetical order:“Alien: Covenant”“Blade Runner 2049”“Dunkirk”“Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2”“Kong: Skull Island”“Okja”“The Shape of Water”“Star Wars: The Last Jedi”“Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets”“War for the Planet of the Apes”The Academy’s Visual Effects Branch Executive Committee determined the shortlist.  All members of the Visual Effects Branch will now be invited to view 10-...
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The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today announced that nine features will advance to the next round of voting in the Foreign Language Film category for the 90th Academy Awards ®.  Ninety-two films had originally been considered in the category.The films, listed in alphabetical order by country, are:Chile, “A Fantastic Woman,” Sebastián Lelio, director;Germany, “In the Fade,” Fatih Akin, director;Hungary, “On Body and Soul,” Ildikó Enyedi, director;Israel, “Foxtrot,” Samuel Maoz, director;Lebanon, “The Insult,” Ziad Doueiri, director;Russia, “Loveless,” Andrey Zvyagintsev,...
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