Beverly Hills, CA – The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced today the films being considered for the Makeup Oscar(R) at the 74th Academy Awards(R) Presentation. The films under consideration are (listed in alphabetical order):

“A. I. Artificial Intelligence”
“A Beautiful Mind”
“Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone”
“The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring”
“Moulin Rouge”
“Planet of the Apes”

Ten-minute clip reels from each of the films will be screened for the Makeup Award Nominating Committee on Saturday, February 9th. The members may nominate up to three of the films for Oscar consideration, recommend a single film for a Special Achievement Award or elect to recommend that no award be given in this category.

Any nominated films will be announced along with nominations in 23 other categories on Tuesday, February 12, at 5:30 a.m. (PST).

Academy Awards for outstanding film achievements of 2001 will be presented on Sunday, March 24, 2002, at the Kodak Theatre at Hollywood & Highland(R) and televised live by the ABC Television Network beginning at 5:30 p.m. (PST). A half-hour arrival segment will precede the presentation ceremony at 5 p.m.