January 22, 2007

Press Release: 79th Academy Awards® Nominations to Be Announced Tuesday


79th Academy Awards® Nominations to Be Announced Tuesday

Beverly Hills, CA – Nominations for the 79th Academy Awards will be announced tomorrow (Tuesday, January 23) by Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences President Sid Ganis and Academy member and past Oscar® nominee Salma Hayek.

Ganis and Hayek will unveil the nominations in 10 of the 24 award categories at a live 5:30 a.m. news conference at the Academy’s Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills. More than 400 media representatives from around the world are expected to attend the announcement. Nominations in all categories will be distributed simultaneously to press in attendance and via the Internet on oscar.com, the official Web site of the 79th Academy Awards.

Academy Awards for outstanding film achievements of 2006 will be presented on Sunday, February 25, 2007, at the Kodak Theatre at Hollywood &Highland Center®.

The Oscars® will be televised live by the ABC Television Network at 5 p.m. PST (8 p.m. EST), beginning with a half-hour red carpet arrivals segment, “The Road to the Oscars.”


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