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Academy invites 271 people to join

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Paolo Sorrentino, Denis Villeneuve, Sally Hawkins, Mads Mikkelsen, Thomas Vinterberg and Lupita Nyong’o are among those invited to join the Academy Of Motion Picture Arts And Sciences.

Craig Zadan and Neil Meron

Oscar producers to return

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Craig Zadan and Neil Meron will return to produce the Oscars for a third consecutive year, Academy president Cheryl Boone Isaacs has announced.

KEY DATES

  • 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

AWARDS FEATURES

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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.

Frozen

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.

COMMENT

Spike Jonze wins Best Original Screenplay for Her

Oscars 2014: No huge surprises, but smart choices

COMMENT: It was an Oscars without many surprises, but that’s not to say that AMPAS voters didn’t make a few bold decisions.