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281 Eligible for Academy Award for Best Pic

281 Eligible for Academy Award for Best Pic

Two hundred eighty-one feature films are eligible for the Academy Award for Best Picture of 2008, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences unveiled.

To be eligible for consideration, feature films must open in a commercial motion picture theater in Los Angeles County by midnight, December 31, and begin a minimum run of seven consecutive days. The 81st Academy Awards nominations will be announced on Thursday, January 22 at 5:30 a.m. PST in the Academy’s Samuel Goldwyn Theater.

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