Submissions deadline for Oscars annouced

The Oscars are televised live in more than 225 countries and territories worldwide.

90th Oscars®, Academy Awards, ArrivalsIt’s that time of the year when filmmakers scramble for recognition for the film industry’s highest accolade — an Oscar.

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, the Oscars governing body, has just announced its submission deadlines for 91st Academy Awards consideration.

To be considered for individual categories such as for animated, documentaries, foreign language films and short films, the deadline to submit materials to the organization is Monday, October 1.  By Thursday, November 15, general entry categories (including Best Picture), music score and song should be received.

Last year, “The Shape of Water” led the 90th Academy Awards winning best picture and best director (for Guillermo del Toro). The film also nabbed prizes for production design and original score. Gary Oldman won the lead actor award for his work as Winston Churchill in “Darkest Hour.” Frances McDormand earned her second best actress Oscar for her role as a grieving mother in “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri and a nod for Kobe Bryant who received his first Oscar.”

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Movie contenders for this years Oscars include Barry Jenkins new film “If Beale Street Could Talk” and George Tillman Jr’s “The Hate U Give” Jenkins last film “Moonlight” won Best Film at the 89th Oscars.

The 91st Oscars will be held on Sunday, February 24, 2019, at the Dolby Theatre at Hollywood & Highland Center in Hollywood, and will be .televised live by the ABC Television Network.  The Oscars also will be televised live in more than 225 countries and territories worldwide.

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