21 March 2007, President Sid Ganis, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences® (AMPAS®), announced some key dates for the 80th Academy Awards that will be presented Sunday, February 24, 2008. The telecast will again originate from the Kodak Theatre at the Hollywood and Highland Center® in Hollywood and broadcast live on ABC. Other dates will be posted when available.
The announced dates are:
Monday, December 3, 2007: Official Screen Credits forms due.
Wednesday, December 26, 2007: Nominations ballots mailed.
Saturday, January 12, 2008: Nominations polls close 5 p.m. PST.
Tuesday, January 22, 2008: Nominations announced 5:30 a.m. PST, Samuel Goldwyn Theater.
Wednesday, January 30, 2008: Final ballots mailed.
Monday, February 4, 2008: Nominees Luncheon.
Saturday, February 9, 2008: Scientific and Technical Achievement Awards presentation.
Tuesday, February 19, 2008: Final polls close 5 p.m. PST.
Sunday, February 24, 2008: 80th Annual Academy Awards presentation.
Events for which dates are yet to be announced:
Deadline for documentary filmmakers to submit their short subject and feature-length documentaries to the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences for consideration for the 79th Academy Awards®.
Entry forms for acceptance in the process for nomination in the Best Foreign Language Film and Short Films categories must be received at the Academy.
Deadline for Academy to receive film prints for the Best Foreign Language category.
Official Screen Credits Forms Due for all categories.
80th Awards Schedule will be available through the link on the right sidebar until the awards in 2008.