Seven films will compete in the makeup category for the 82nd Academy Awards, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced Monday. The films include: “District 9,” “Il Divo,” “The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus,” “Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian,” “The Road,” “Star Trek” and “The Young Victoria.”
All members of the Academy’s Makeup Branch will be invited to view 10-minute excerpts from each of the seven shortlisted films on Saturday, January 23. Following the screenings, members will vote to nominate three films for final Oscar consideration. The 82nd Academy Awards nominations will be announced on Tuesday, February 2, 2010, at 5:30 a.m. PT in the Academy’s Samuel Goldwyn Theater and the ceremony will take place Sunday, March 7 in Hollywood.