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BEST INTERNATIONAL FEATURE
UPDATED: Oct 7, 2021
AWARDS PREDICTION COMMENTARY: So far 25 countries have announced their official submissions for the Academy Awards’ international feature race, with a few surprises already exploding, such as Spain’s submission of “The Good Boss” instead of “Parallel Mothers.”
More to watch, as France has announced their shortlist, which didn’t include “Petite Maman,” and seems to be between “Happening” and “Titane.”
The deadline for submissions to the Academy is Nov. 1. The shortlist of fifteen finalists is scheduled to be announced on Dec. 21.
Oscar nominations voting begins on Thursday, Jan. 27, 2022, and will end on Tuesday, Feb. 1, 2022. The official Academy Awards nominations will be announced on Tuesday, Feb. 8, 2022, with the ceremony taking place on Sunday, March 27, 2022.
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AWARDS CATEGORY HISTORY (International Feature)
The Academy Awards, better known as the Oscars, is Hollywood’s most prestigious artistic award in the film industry. Italy is the most winning country in the history of the category with France right behind.
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About the Academy Awards (Oscars)
The Academy Awards, better known as the Oscars, is Hollywood’s most prestigious artistic award in the film industry. Since 1927, nominees and winners are selected by members of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS). 17 branches are represented within the near 10,000 person membership. The branches are actors, associates, casting directors, cinematographers, costume designers, directors, documentary, executives, film editors, makeup and hairstylists, marketing and public relations, members-at-large, members-at-large (artists’ representatives), music, producers, production design, short films and feature animation, sound, visual effects and writers.
The date for the 94th Oscars will be held on Sunday, March 27, 2022
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