MUMBAI: The deadline to submit entries in the Live Action Short Film, Animated Short Film and Foreign Language Film categories to be considered for the 82nd Academy Awards is on 1 October.
Complete entries must arrive at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences by 5 p.m. PT that day.
In the short film categories, filmmakers must submit an entry form, one film print or copy in an approved digital format, and all other required materials by the deadline.
In the Foreign Language Film category, filmmakers must submit entry forms, one English-subtitled film print or copy in an approved digital format, and all other required materials by the deadline. Only one motion picture will be accepted from each country. From India, the Marathi language film Harishchandrachi Factory has been selected as the official Oscar entry.
Academy Awards for outstanding film achievements of 2009 will be presented on 7 March, 2010, at the Kodak Theatre at Hollywood & Highland Center. The Oscar presentation also will be televised live in more than 200 countries worldwide.