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Oscar sets the playing field

A total of 248 feature films have been declared eligible for a best picture nomination in the 83rd annual Academy Awards.

The number of 2010 features eligible for Oscar honors is down 9% from 2009’s tally of 274 films. A total of 281 pics were eligible for the 2008 awards year.

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences noted that to be eligible for Academy Awards consideration, feature films must open in a commercial motion picture theater in Los Angeles County by midnight Dec. 31 and have 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.

Additionally, it noted that 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 nominations will be announced on Jan. 25, with the ceremony set for Feb. 27 at the Kodak Theater.

Source: Variety

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Headline, Industry News

Oscar sets the playing field

A total of 248 feature films have been declared eligible for a best picture nomination in the 83rd annual Academy Awards.

The number of 2010 features eligible for Oscar honors is down 9% from 2009’s tally of 274 films. A total of 281 pics were eligible for the 2008 awards year.

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences noted that to be eligible for Academy Awards consideration, feature films must open in a commercial motion picture theater in Los Angeles County by midnight Dec. 31 and have 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.

Additionally, it noted that 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 nominations will be announced on Jan. 25, with the ceremony set for Feb. 27 at the Kodak Theater.

Source: Variety

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Headline, Industry News

Oscar sets the playing field

A total of 248 feature films have been declared eligible for a best picture nomination in the 83rd annual Academy Awards.

The number of 2010 features eligible for Oscar honors is down 9% from 2009’s tally of 274 films. A total of 281 pics were eligible for the 2008 awards year.

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences noted that to be eligible for Academy Awards consideration, feature films must open in a commercial motion picture theater in Los Angeles County by midnight Dec. 31 and have 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.

Additionally, it noted that 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 nominations will be announced on Jan. 25, with the ceremony set for Feb. 27 at the Kodak Theater.

Source: Variety

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