09/26/1997 AT 12:00 AM EDT
Voting members of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences must have their completed nomination ballots for the 73rd annual Academy Awards in the hands of PricewaterhouseCoopers by 5 p.m. California time on Friday, reports Variety. No late ballot will be counted. All eligible members of the Academy may cast their vote in the best picture category, while Academy members in nine branches will nominate achievements in 15 categories. Oscar nominations will be announced at 5:30 a.m. Feb. 13 at the Academy's Beverly Hills headquarters. The Oscars themselves are set to be handed out on March 25.