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2018 Oscars: Submission Deadlines for Next Year’s Academy Awards

LOS ANGELES, CA – 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 ...

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2018 Oscar Predictions – ORIGINAL SCORE, ANIMATED FEATURE, VISUAL EFFECTS

Dunkirk has taken over the #1 spot in Original Score from Blade Runner 2049 as it was recently announced that Hans Zimmer will be taking over composing duties from frequent Denis Villeneuve collaborator and two-time Oscar nominee Jóhann Jóhannsson. While Jóhannsson is still going to be credited with the main theme he will be the third wheel behind Zimmer and Benjamin ...

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Major Rule Changes for Docs and Animation Coming to 90th Oscars

  In what can only be described as a major backlash, the Academy just announced some big changes in the Documentary and Animated Feature categories as well as Music, Best Picture, and campaigning. In Documentary: Had this rule been in place last season, it would have likely made the Oscar-winning O.J.: Made in America ineligible. Even though the documentary branch ...

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Zootopia and Kubo and the Two Strings Lead ANNIE Nominations

Two major Oscar contenders for Animated Feature, Zootopia and Kubo and the Two Strings, led the 44th ANNIE award nominations today with 11 and 10 apiece, respectively. Joining those in the top category of Best Animated Feature were Finding Dory, Kung Fu Panda 3 and Moana. Independent animated features have a separate category, which makes Oscar predicting here more difficult. ...

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2017 Oscar Predictions: ANIMATED FEATURE (August)

The Animated Feature Oscar race is pretty competitive this year. While our #1 prediction, Moana, hasn’t even come out yet, what we’ve seen of it from the trailer and stills and that Emmy, Grammy and Tony winner Lin-Manuel Miranda (Hamilton) is doing original songs for the film (hello, EGOT) is enough to sell us on it as the film to ...

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2017 Oscar Predictions: ANIMATED FEATURE (June)

Is it just me or has the marketing and advertising for Pixar’s Finding Dory been a bit lacking? It almost feels like they’re so comfortable in the sequel being such a massive hit that they don’t really need to push it. An odd choice considering the film comes out just over a week from now. It may explain why the ...

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