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Academy Announces New Rules for 87th Oscars

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences updates regulations for how companies and individuals may market movies and achievements eligible for the 87th Academy Awards to Academy members.

LOS ANGELES – The Board of Governors of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has updated regulations for how companies and individuals may market movies and achievements eligible for the 87th Academy Awards to Academy members.  The most significant changes affect the Music category.

Music Branch members may not contact other Music Branch members to promote the nomination of their own song in any way, including via mail, email, telephone or social media.  Additionally, Music Branch members may not attend any special live performances of eligible songs unless attached to a screening.

For the complete award campaign regulations, visit oscars.org/regulations.

The Oscars will be held on Sunday, February 22, at the Dolby Theatre at Hollywood & Highland Center in Hollywood, and will be televised live by the ABC Television Network. The Oscar presentation also will be televised live in more than 225 countries and territories worldwide.

Source: The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences