The Academy Announced Oscar Dates So Oscar Season Can Finally Start


Well, folks: We made it all the way to June 30 before hearing about the next round of Oscars, and yet, here we are. (That’s nearly five months since the last ceremony! Maybe a record!) The Academy Of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences today announced all of the very important deadlines for the next Oscars ceremony, and they’re broken down below. We hope you enjoyed your several months of 2016 that weren’t peppered with awards talk.

The 2017 Oscar dates for nominations and voting are:

Saturday, November 12, 2016: Governors Awards

Thursday, January 5, 2017: Nominations voting opens

Friday, January 13, 2017: Nominations voting closes

Tuesday, January 24, 2017: Oscar Nominations Announcement

Monday, February 6, 2017: Oscar Nominees Luncheon

Saturday, February 11, 2017: Scientific and Technical Awards

Monday, February 13, 2017: Finals voting opens

Tuesday, February 21, 2017: Finals voting closes

Oscar Sunday, February 26, 2017: 89th Academy Awards