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Academy Announces Submission Dates for 89th Oscars

Deadline for submission of qualifying animated shorts is Monday, October 3; animated features must be submitted by Tuesday, November 1.

LOS ANGELES – The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has published its list of upcoming submission deadlines for 89th Academy Awards consideration.

Submissions for individual categories and the General Entry/Official Screen Credits (OSC) form are due by 5 p.m. PT on the following dates:

  • Scientific and Technical Awards - Wednesday, July 13
  • Documentary Short Subject - Thursday, September 1
  • Documentary Feature - Tuesday, September 20
  • Animated Short Film - Monday, October 3
  • Live Action Short Film - Monday, October 3
  • Foreign Language Film - Monday, October 3 
  • Animated Feature Film - Tuesday, November 1
  • Original Score - Thursday, December 1
  • Original Song - Thursday, December 1
  • General Entry/OSC Form - Thursday, December 1

The submission process may be initiated online here.  For the entire list of key dates and complete rules, please visit the Oscar website.

The 89th Oscars will be held on Sunday, February 26, 2017, at the Dolby Theatre at Hollywood & Highland Center in Hollywood, and will be televised live on the ABC Television Network at 7 p.m. ET/4 p.m. PT. The Oscars also will be televised live in more than 225 countries and territories worldwide.

Source: Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences