Key Dates Announced for 80th Academy Awards


The 80th Annual Academy Awards will be presented on Sunday, February 24, 2008, Academy President Sid Ganis announced today.

The ceremony will again take place at the Kodak Theatre at Hollywood & Highland CenterĀ® in Hollywood, and will be televised live by the ABC Television Network.

Key dates currently scheduled 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