The Academy has announced the 145 titles submitted for this year’s Documentary Feature Oscar, noting that some have yet to complete their qualifying Los Angeles and New York releases.
David Farrier & Dylan Reeve’s Tickled is on the list. Close to 25 of the titles submitted played here in this year’s editions of the NZIFF and the Doc Edge Festival. Doc Edge’s opening and closing titles, Be Here Now (The Andy Whitfield Story) and Presenting Princess Shaw are both named.
Among the favourites is Fire At Sea, which took the top prize at the Berlinale in Febraury.
The Academy will announce s 15-title shortlist in December, with the nominees named 25 January. The Oscars will be presented on 27 February (both NZ dates).