Official Screen Credits Forms Due Dec. 1 for 2016 OSCARS®1:27 AM
Dec. 1, is the deadline to submit Official Screen Credits (OSC) forms to the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences for 89th Academy Awards® consideration.
For a feature film to be considered for the 2016 Awards, the film’s distributor or producer must either send a scanned, signed copy of the OSC form and legal billing (complete onscreen credits) via the Dropbox link associated with the film’s online submission, or deliver a signed OSC form and legal billing to the Academy’s 8949 Wilshire Boulevard office.
Feature films whose credits are received by Dec. 1 have until midnight, Dec. 31, to open in a qualifying commercial motion picture theater in Los Angeles County and begin a minimum run of seven consecutive days to be eligible for 2016 Awards consideration.
Feature films released in 2016 whose credits are not received by the Dec. 1 deadline will not be eligible for Academy Awards in any year.
OSC forms are accessible online only, at submissions.oscars.org.
Entries in the animated feature, documentary, foreign language and short film categories are subject to special rules and qualifying criteria. The entry deadlines in these categories have already passed.
Nominations for the 89th Oscars® will be announced on Jan. 24, 2017.
The 89th Oscars will be held on Feb. 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. The Oscars also will be televised live in more than 225 countries and territories worldwide.