As previously announced, the 95th Academy Awards will take place on March 12, 2023, live from the Dolby Theatre. The Academy’s Board of Governors has approved amendments to the Oscars.
The eligibility period for Academy Awards consideration will return to the full calendar year: a feature film must have a qualifying theatrical release date between January 1, 2022, and December 31, 2022.
The Academy Screening Room will no longer be a method of qualification, as theaters have reopened; the six qualifying U.S. metropolitan areas continue to be Los Angeles County; the City of New York; the Bay Area; Chicago, Illinois; Miami, Florida; and Atlanta, Georgia, and apply to General Entry categories as well as the Documentary and Short Film categories.
The Board of Governors approved other rules changes for the 95th Awards including