In the United States kicked off the ballot for nominating movies for an Oscar

The American film Academy voted for the films that will be considered for the award “Oscar”, reports Gold Derby.

To participate in the struggle for “Oscar” may 341 feature film. Bulletins of the Academy will be accepted until January 12, inclusive.

The announcement of the nominees in all categories will be held on 23 January, final voting will take place from 20 to 27 February.

It is already known that the jubilee 90th awards ceremony awards due to the overlap with the winter Olympic games will be held a little later than usual – on 4 March at the Dolby theatre (Hollywood, Los Angeles, USA).

Hold it will be the second consecutive year the American presenter, actor and comedian Jimmy Kimmel.

On the eve of the American film Academy announced on its website a long list of contenders in the category “Best visual effects”(includes 20 pictures) and in the category “Best animated short film” (includes 10 cartoons). Today was released the long-list contenders in the category “Best documentary” (includes 10 paintings).