Check your mailboxes!

Feb 28, 2001 by Ian Evans

If you’re one of the 4253 California-based members of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, keep checking your mailbox.

The final ballots were mailed today while members from overseas and outside California had their ballots sent to them on February 21st. The ballots contain the nominess in 18 of the Oscar® categories. Ballots for five of the categories (foreign language film, short and feature-length documentaries and animated and live-action short films) will be distributed after verification of mandatory member attendance at screenings.

So, sharpen your pencils Academy members and make sure your ballots are returned to the offices of PricewaterhouseCoopers by 5 p.m. on Tuesday, March 20, 2001.

In related news, Russell Crowe has been confirmed as one of the presenters for the Awards cereminy.

The 73rd Annual Academy Awards® will be handed out on March 25th. Stick with Digital Hit for all your Academy Awards® coverage.