‘Deadpool,’ ‘Star Trek Beyond’ and ‘Suicide Squad’ among seven films remaining in competition in the Makeup and Hairstyling category for the 89th Academy Awards.
LOS ANGELES -- The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has announced that seven films remain in competition in the Makeup and Hairstyling category for the 89th Academy Awards.
The films, listed in alphabetical order, are Deadpool, The Dressmaker, Florence Foster Jenkins, Hail, Caesar!, A Man Called Ove, Star Trek Beyond, and Suicide Squad.
On Saturday, January 7, 2017, 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 Oscar consideration.
In a separate announcement, the Academy revealed that 336 feature films are eligible for the 2016 Academy Awards. To be eligible for 89th 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 first public exhibition or distribution in any manner other than as a theatrical motion picture release are not eligible for Academy Awards in any category. The “Reminder List of Productions Eligible for the 89th Academy Awards” is available at www.oscars.org/oscars/rules-eligibility.
Nominations for the 89th Oscars will be announced on Tuesday, January 24, 2017.
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.
Source: The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences