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Oscar draws record 83 countries

By Screen staff

The Academy has received a record 83 submissions for the Best Foreign-Language Film Oscar.

An Bronntanas

Ireland submits An Bronntanas to Oscars

By Michael Rosser

Actress Saoirse Ronan and director Jim Sheridan among selection committee to submit thriller based around a lifeboat crew.

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.

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The Theory of Everything

The Theory Of Everything, first trailer Video

Focus Features has unleashed the first trailer for Working Title’s upcoming awards hopeful The Theory Of Everything.