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iW NEWS | Ballots Sent to 95 Countries for Foreign Oscar Consideration

Indiewire By Indiewire | Indiewire June 22, 2007 at 8:10AM

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences mailed Foreign Language Film award entry forms to 95 countries, facilitating their submissions for the 80th Academy Awards. To qualify for the 2007 Awards, a film must be released in the submitting country between October 1, 2006, and September 30, 2007, and be publicly screened in 35mm or 70mm film or in a qualifying digital cinema format for at least seven consecutive days in a commercial motion picture theater. The dialogue track must be predominantly in a language or languages other than English. Accurate English subtitles are required. Entry forms and film prints must be received at the Academy by Monday, October 1, 2007. Only one picture will be accepted from each country. In 2006 the German film “The Lives of Others” won the Oscar. The Academy Awards will be presented on Sunday, February 24, 2008. [Brian Brooks]
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The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences mailed Foreign Language Film award entry forms to 95 countries, facilitating their submissions for the 80th Academy Awards. To qualify for the 2007 Awards, a film must be released in the submitting country between October 1, 2006, and September 30, 2007, and be publicly screened in 35mm or 70mm film or in a qualifying digital cinema format for at least seven consecutive days in a commercial motion picture theater. The dialogue track must be predominantly in a language or languages other than English. Accurate English subtitles are required. Entry forms and film prints must be received at the Academy by Monday, October 1, 2007. Only one picture will be accepted from each country. In 2006 the German film “The Lives of Others” won the Oscar. The Academy Awards will be presented on Sunday, February 24, 2008. [Brian Brooks]