Magazine article Screen International

Academy Revises Oscars Rules for 2016 Show

Magazine article Screen International

Academy Revises Oscars Rules for 2016 Show

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Under new rules, qualifying producers for a best picture nominee must be eligible for a Producers Guild Of America award for the film or have appealed the PGA's refusal of such eligibility.

Final determination of the qualifying producer nominees for each nominated picture will be made by the Academy's producers branch executive committee.

The change comes after the board of governors approved Oscars rules and campaign regulations for the 88th Academy Awards at the most recent board meeting on Tuesday night.

In the visual effects category, the number of eligible films initially shortlisted has climbed to a maximum of 20. The number of films that will be shortlisted for nominations voting remains 10.

In the documentary short subject category, the number of films that will be shortlisted for nominations voting has increased from eight to 10 titles, while the number of nominees will no longer be three, four or five but a fixed five.

Qualifying titles in the animated short film and live action short film categories must now have a theatrical run in Los Angeles County for at least seven consecutive days with at least one screening per day. …

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