Nomination ballots for the 79th Academy Awards will be mailed today Tuesday, December 26 to the 5,830 voting members of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. Completed ballots must be returned to PricewaterhouseCoopers by 5 p.m. on Saturday, January 13, 2007. Ballots received after the deadline will not be counted. The Reminder List of Eligible Releases--the list of 2006 motion pictures eligible for Oscar consideration--will be mailed along with the nomination ballots. Nominations for the 79th Academy Awards will be announced on Tuesday, January 23, 2007, at 5:30 a.m. PST in the Academy's Samuel Goldwyn Theater. [Brian Brooks]