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Academy Announces Submission Deadlines for 2017 Oscars

Deadline for submissions of animated short films to the 90th Academy Awards is October 2; submissions of Animated Features are due November 1.

LOS ANGELES -- The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today published its list of upcoming submission deadlines for 90th 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:

Documentary Short Subject

Friday, September 1

Documentary Feature

Wednesday, September 20

Animated Short Film

Monday, October 2

Live Action Short Film

Monday, October 2

Foreign Language Film

Monday, October 2

Animated Feature Film

Wednesday, November 1

Original Score

Friday, December 1

Original Song

Friday, December 1

General Entry/OSC Form

Friday, December 1









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

The 90th Oscars will be held on Sunday, March 4, 2018, at the Dolby Theatre at Hollywood & Highland Center in Hollywood, and will be televised live on the ABC Television Network. The Oscars also will be televised live in more than 225 countries and territories worldwide.

Source: Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences

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Formerly Editor-in-Chief of Animation World Network, Jennifer Wolfe has worked in the Media & Entertainment industry as a writer and PR professional since 2003.