Marking the beginning of the 2003 Oscar race, scientific and technical achievement applications have been sent out.
With an Aug. 1 deadline, the sci-tech applications were sent to a pool of more than 850 companies and individuals, including past winners, by the Academy’s sci-tech committee.
Selected achievements must illustrate “exceptional merit and evidence of providing significant advances in the production of motion pictures with continued success.”
Submissions for consideration will be evaluated by the main committee and subcommittee comprised of engineers, scientists and craftpersons before being recommended to the Board of Governors for award consideration.
For application packets visit www.oscars.org.
The 76th Academy Awards are skedded for Feb. 29, 2004.