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Official Screen Credits Forms Due December 3 For 2014 Oscars®


Wednesday, December 3, is the deadline to submit Official Screen Credits (OSC) forms to the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences for 87th Academy Awards® consideration.


For a feature film to be eligible, the film’s distributor or producer must complete the OSC form at , sign the hard copy, then mail or deliver it along with the film’s legal billing to the Academy’s 8949 Wilshire Boulevard headquarters.  Alternatively, the signed form and billing may be scanned and e-mailed to  The deadline for submission by either method is 5 p.m. PT on December 3.  If a feature film is released in Los Angeles County in 2014 and the completed OSC form and billing are not delivered by the deadline, the film will not be eligible for Academy Awards consideration in any year.

While the credits submission deadline is December 3, feature films have until midnight, December 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 2014 Oscars.

Complete 87th Academy Awards rules can be found at

For additional information about feature film submission and eligibility, contact the Academy at or 310-247-3000, ext. 2299.

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.

The 87th Academy Awards nominations will be announced live on Thursday, January 15, 2015, at 5:30 a.m. PT in the Academy’s Samuel Goldwyn Theater.

Academy Awards for outstanding film achievements of 2014 will be presented on Oscar® Sunday, February 22, 2015, at the Dolby Theatre® at Hollywood & Highland Center® and televised live on the ABC Television Network. The presentation also will be televised live in more than 225 countries and territories worldwide.


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