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Nominees for the Oscars will be announced today

January 22 2009

Today in Beverly Hills in California will be the announcement of nominees for the award of the American Academy Film Oscar. The names of candidates for the highest kinonagrad will be announced at a press conference in the theater of Samuel Goldwyn.

Announce the list of nominees for the Oscar Academy Awards president Sid Geynisu help the famous American actor Forest Uiteyker. Work Uiteykera in the movie "The Last King of Scotland" was awarded "Oscar" two years ago. The actor is a member of the Academy Awards. Geynis and Uiteyker call contenders for a gold statuette in 10 of 24 categories of information about the other nominees will be circulated in the hall in electronic form.

Note that the selection of the nominees are in 14 sections Academy - directors vote for the director's work, the actors - for the actors and so on. The results of vote counting 5,810 members of the American Academy, which conducts since 1934 audit and consulting firm Price Waterhouse Coopers, kept a closely guarded secret until the ceremony announcing the nominations. Reception of ballots was completed on January 12.

Potential candidates are the nominees in the 537 tapes, hit the screens in North America from January 1 to December 31, 2008, and was demonstrated in commercial halls in Los Angeles or New York for at least 7 consecutive days.

A week ago the Academy released a list of 9 foreign paintings, claiming the Oscar Award for Best Foreign Language Film. " Launched from Russia for gold statuettes tape of Anna Melikyan's Rusalka it was not included. Committee of the Academy during the display in Los Angeles and New York from nine paintings selected the five nominees, which will be announced today in Beverly Hills. According to observers, the main contenders for victory among the foreign bands are "Waltz With Bashir" Israeli director Ari Folmana and "Class" by French filmmaker Laurent Kant. On it informs ITAR-TASS.

We also recall that 81 th ceremony of "Oscars" for 2008 will be held February 22 at the theater, "Kodak" in the entertainment complex "Hollywood And Highland on Hollywood Boulevard.

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