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341 feature films in contention for 2017 Best Picture Oscar

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Wed, Dec 20th 2017 12:25 pm
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced Three 341 feature films are eligible for the 2017 Academy Awards.
To be eligible for 90th Academy Awards consideration, feature films must open in a commercial motion picture theater in Los Angeles County by midnight, Dec. 31, and begin a minimum run of seven consecutive days.
Under Academy rules, a feature-length motion picture must have a running time of more than 40 minutes and must have been exhibited theatrically on 35mm or 70mm film, or in a qualifying digital format.
Feature films that receive their first public exhibition or distribution in any manner other than as a theatrical motion picture release are not eligible for Academy Awards in any category. The "Reminder List of Productions Eligible for the 90th Academy Awards" is available at http://www.oscars.org/oscars/rules-eligibility.
Nominations for the 90th Academy Awards will be announced Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018. The 90th Oscars will be held Sunday, March 4, at the Dolby Theatre at Hollywood & Highland Center in Hollywood, and will be televised live on the ABC Television Network at 6:30 p.m. ET. The Oscars also will be televised live in more than 225 countries and territories worldwide.

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