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Academy unveils live-action shorts contenders

The Academy has whittled down 141 submissions to a shortlist of ten films in the running for the 87th Academy Awards.


20 animated features submitted for Oscars


The Academy has received 20 submissions for the 87th Academy Awards’ animated feature film category.


  • Nov 8 The Governors Awards
  • Dec 3 Official Screen Credits and music submissions due
  • Dec 29 Nominations voting
  • Jan 8 Nominations voting
  • Jan 15 Oscar nominations
  • Feb 2 Oscar Nominees Luncheon
  • Feb 6 Final voting begins
  • Feb 7 Scientific Technical Awards
  • Feb 17 Final voting ends
  • Feb 22 87th Academy Awards



Oscars: Best Foreign-Language Film

Details on all 83 submissions for the foreign language Oscar race including contact details.

Rocks in my Pockets

Oscars: Best Foreign-Language Film interviews

Directors of foreign language Oscar submissions talk to Screen about the thinking behind their films. Interviews by Laurence Boyce, Sarah Cooper, Melanie Goodfellow, Wendy Mitchell and Juan Sarda


Awards: They want your consideration

Behind the films in the running for awards every season are the teams ensuring they are seen and talked about by the right people. Louise Tutt meets the awards whisperers who help great work to stand out from the pack.


Oscars 2014: Animation

With 19 films submitted for the animated feature Oscar, John Hazelton explores how this year’s crop points to the way animated features might evolve.

The Broken Circle Breakdown

Profiles: foreign-language Oscar submissions

From Afghanistan to Venezuela the submissions for the foreign-language film Oscar bring together work from both newcomers and established names. Screen profiles the submissions from a record 76 countries

Soongava - Dance Of The Orchids

South Asia’s road to Oscar glory

From tales of lesbian romance, errant villagers and unwanted pregnancy to a road movie and dreams of escape, Screen profiles the five South Asian films submitted to the Oscars’ foreign-language film category.


Wendy Mitchell

Cinema is never ‘foreign’

Screen has kicked off our awards season coverage, with a focus on the foreign-language race.


Screen November 21 2014

Screen November 21 2014

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