366 feature films in the running for the 2020 Oscar for Best Film
Three hundred and sixty-six feature films are eligible for the 2020 Oscars®, announced today the Academy of Cinema Arts and Sciences.
To be eligible under the provisions of the rules implemented for the 93rd year of the Oscars only, feature films may be released in a commercial movie theater in at least one of the six metropolitan areas of the United States: Los County Angeles; new York City ; the bay area; Chicago, Illinois; Miami, Florida; and Atlanta, Georgia, by February 28, 2021, and complete a seven-day consecutive minimum qualifying race at the same venue. Nightly drive-ins are included as qualifying shopping locations in the cities above. Films intended for theatrical release but initially made available through commercial streaming, a VOD service or other broadcast may be eligible if the film is made available on the secure Academy Screening Room members site within 60 days of the release. output or streaming / VOD broadcast. Feature films must be longer than 40 minutes.
The “Recall List of Eligible Productions for the 93rd Academy Awards” is available at http://www.oscars.org/oscars/rules-eligibility. The recall list also includes eligible performers in the Acting categories.
Voting for candidates begins on Friday March 5, 2021 and ends on Wednesday March 10, 2021.
Nominations for the 93rd Academy Awards will be announced on Monday, March 15, 2021.
The 93rd Oscars® will take place on Sunday, April 25, 2021 and will be televised live on ABC and in more than 225 countries and territories around the world.
About THE ACADEMY
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is a global community of over 10,000 of the most accomplished artists, filmmakers and executives working in film. In addition to celebrating and recognizing excellence in cinema through the Oscars, the Academy supports a wide range of initiatives to promote the art and science of cinema, including public programming, awareness educational and the upcoming Academy Museum of Motion Pictures.