Academy Sets Date for 97th Oscars Ceremony on March 2, 2025

Short Summary:

The 97th Academy Awards ceremony is scheduled for March 2, 2025, at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, with a full season timetable announced, including key dates for voting and award announcements.
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The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has confirmed that the 97th Academy Awards will be held on March 2, 2025. The ceremony is set to air live from the Dolby Theatre at Ovation Hollywood, with global broadcasts starting at 4pm PT on ABC.

Season Timetable:

  • General Entry and Best Picture Submission: The deadline for submissions, including the RAISE category, is November 14, 2024.
  • Governors Awards: These are scheduled for November 17, 2024.
  • Preliminary Voting: Begins on December 9, 2024, and concludes on December 13, 2024.
  • Oscars Shortlists Announcement: Set for December 17, 2024.
  • Eligibility Period Closure: Ends on December 31, 2024.
  • Nominations Voting: Opens on January 8, 2025, and closes on January 12, 2025.
  • Oscars Nominations Announcement: Scheduled for January 17, 2025.
  • Oscars Nominees Luncheon: Will be held on February 10, 2025.
  • Final Voting: Commences on February 11, 2025, and ends on February 18, 2025.
  • Scientific and Technical Awards: Also on February 18, 2025.

The announcement provides a comprehensive overview of the events and key deadlines leading up to the grand ceremony, ensuring all participants and stakeholders have the essential information for planning and participation.