Monday, April 14, 2008
81st Annual Oscar Dates Announced
The 81st Annual Academy Awards will take place on February 22, 2009. The big switch date-wise for 2009 is that the nominations will be announced on a Thursday rather than a Tuesday due to the Presidential Inauguration.
Here are the dates:
Monday, December 1, 2008: Official Screen Credits forms due
Friday, December 26, 2008: Nominations ballots mailed
Monday, January 12, 2009: Nominations polls close 5 p.m. PT
Thursday, January 22, 2009: Nominations announced 5:30 a.m. PT
Wednesday, January 28, 2009: Final ballots mailed
Monday, February 2, 2009: Nominees Luncheon
Saturday, February 7, 2009: Scientific and Technical Achievement Awards
Tuesday, February 17, 2009: Final polls close 5 p.m. PT
Sunday, February 22, 2009: 81st Annual Academy Awards presentation
Link to press release.
300-odd days until the Oscars!