The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today published its list of upcoming submission deadlines for 88th Academy Awards® consideration.

Submissions for individual categories and the General Entry/Official Screen Credits (OSC) form are due by 5 p.m. PT on the following dates:

Scientific and Technical Awards __________
Documentary Short Subject ______________
Documentary Feature ___________________

Animated Short Film____________________
Live Action Short Film ___________________
Foreign Language Film __________________
Animated Feature Film __________________
Original Score _________________________
Original Song _________________________
General Entry/OSC Form _________________

Friday, July 10
Tuesday, September 1
Monday, September 21
Thursday, October 1
Thursday, October 1
Thursday, October 1
Friday, October 30
Wednesday, December 2
Wednesday, December 2
Wednesday, December 2


The submission process may be initiated online at  For the entire list of key dates and complete rules, please visit

The 88th Oscars will be held on Sunday, February 28, 2016, at the Dolby Theatre® at Hollywood & Highland Center® in Hollywood, and will be televised live on the ABC Television Network at 7 p.m. ET/4 p.m. PT.  The Oscars also will be televised live in more than 225 countries and territories worldwide.

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is the world’s preeminent movie-related organization, with a membership of more than 6,000 of the most accomplished men and women working in cinema. In addition to the annual Academy Awards—in which the members vote to select the nominees and winners — the Academy presents a diverse year-round slate of public programs, exhibitions and events; acts as a neutral advocate in the advancement of motion picture technology; and, through its Margaret Herrick Library and Academy Film Archive, collects, preserves, restores and provides access to movies and items related to their history. Through these and other activities the Academy serves students, historians, the entertainment industry and people everywhere who love movies.