All potential pics need to be submitted by Sept. 1
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences has set Sept. 1 as the deadline to submit documentaries for consideration in its 78th annual awards.A screening committee comprising docmakers will select the nominees in both the short subject and feature-length categories. “Born Into Brothels” and “Mighty Times: The Children’s March” won awards for documentary feature and docu short, respectively, earlier this year. Oscar nominations will be announced Jan. 31.
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