LOS ANGELES, CA – The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced today that Three hundred thirty-six feature films are eligible for the 2016 Academy Awards®.
That’s a lot of movies! 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.
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. The Oscars also will be televised live in more than 225 countries and territories worldwide.
You can view all of the contenders for Best Picture HERE.
If there’s one thing we love about the Oscars, aside from the Awards and seeing our favorite stars, it’s the FASHION! Here are a few gowns from last years Academy Awards:
You can view more images and all of the highlights from last years Academy Awards here. Stay tuned to this site for upcoming Oscars news and fashion tips…