Tuesday, November 26, 2013

Oscars® Official Screen Credits Forms Due Dec. 2

The 86th Annual Academy Awards

BEVERLY HILLS, CA — Monday, December 2, is the deadline to submit Official Screen Credits (OSC) forms to the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences for 86th Academy Awards® consideration.

For a feature film to be considered for the 2013 Awards, the film’s distributor or producer must deliver an OSC form and legal billing to the Academy’s 8949 Wilshire Boulevard office by 5 p.m. PT on December 2.  If a feature film is released in Los Angeles County in 2013 and the completed OSC form and billing are not delivered by the deadline, the film will be ineligible for Academy Awards in any year.

Printable OSC forms are available online only, at credits.oscars.org for information about submission and feature film eligibility, contact credits@oscars.org or 310-247-3000, ext. 2299.

While the credits submission deadline is December 2, feature films have until midnight, December 31, to open in a qualifying commercial motion picture theater in Los Angeles County and begin a minimum run of seven consecutive days to be eligible for 2013 Oscars consideration.

Entries in the animated feature, documentary, foreign language and short film categories are subject to special rules and qualifying criteria.  The entry deadlines in these categories have already passed. 
Complete 86th Academy Awards rules are available at www.oscars.org/rules.

The 86th Academy Awards nominations will be announced live on Thursday, January 16, 2014, at 5:30 a.m. PT in the Academy’s Samuel Goldwyn Theater.

Academy Awards for outstanding film achievements of 2013 will be presented on Oscar® Sunday, March 2, 2014, at the Dolby Theatre® at Hollywood & Highland Center® and televised live on the ABC Television Network.  The presentation also will be televised live in more than 225 countries and territories worldwide.

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The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is the world’s preeminent movie-related organization, with a membership of more than 6,000 of the most accomplished men and women working in cinema. In addition to the annual Academy Awards–in which the members vote to select the nominees and winners–Academy presents a diverse year-round slate of public programs, exhibitions and events; provides financial support to a wide range of other movie-related organizations and endeavors; acts as a neutral advocate in the advancement of motion picture technology; and, through its Margaret Herrick Library and Academy Film Archive, collects, preserves, restores and provides access to movies and items related to their history. Through these and other activities the Academy serves students, historians, the entertainment industry and people everywhere who love movies.


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