Oscar calendar: Deadlines and dates for Golden Globes, Critics’ Choice, BAFTAs, guild awards …

On Monday, awards season kicked into high gear with the announcement of the ACE Eddie Awards nominations followed by those of the Producers Guild and Art Directors guilds on Tuesday. Wednesday will see the release of the American Society of Cinematographers nominations as well as the Writers Guild slate, though that one comes with the caveat that a slew of Oscar contenders were deemed ineligible. On Friday, the BAFTA nominations will be revealed just hours before the deadline for the submission of Oscar nominations ballots. 

Next week, we will hear from the Directors and Makeup & Hairstylist guilds and both the Cinema Audio and Visual Effects societies before Oscar nominations are announced on January 14. While final voting for the Oscars does not begin until February 12, several of the precursor prizes will have been handed out by then. The rest will be doled out before the February 23 deadline for Oscar voting (save for the Costume Designers prizes which are handed out that night). 

Below, we detail all of these key dates. 

Note: Winners events are in gold while nomination announcments are italicized

JANUARY
Jan. 6 – American Society of Cinematographers Awards: Nominations Announced
Jan. 6 – WGA Awards: Film Nominations Announced

Jan. 6 – Golden Globes: Final Ballots Due

Jan. 7 – Costume Designers Guild Awards: Nominations Announced
Jan. 7 – Art Directors Guild Awards: Final Voting Opens
Jan. 7 – WGA Awards: Final Voting Opens 

Jan. 8 – BAFTA Awards: Nominations Announced
Jan. 8 – ACE Eddie Awards: Final Voting Opens 
Jan. 6 – American Society of Cinematographers Awards: Final Voting Opens 
Jan. 8 – BAFTA Awards: Final Voting Opens 
Jan. 8 – Oscars: Nomination Ballots Due

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Jan. 10 – Golden Globes

Jan. 11 – DGA Awards: Film & TV Nominations Ballots Due

Jan. 12 – DGA Awards: Film Nominations Announced
Jan. 12 – Cinema Audio Society Awards: Nominations Announced
Jan. 12 – Visual Effects Society Awards: Nominations Announced 

Jan. 12 – DGA Awards: Final Voting Opens 

Jan. 13 – DGA Awards: Documentary & TV Nominations Announced
Jan. 13 – Makeup & Hairstylist Guild Awards: Nominations Announced

Jan. 14 – Oscars: Nominations Announced 

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Jan. 14 – Critics’ Choice Awards: Final Voting Opens 

Jan. 15 – Critics’ Choice Awards: Final Voting Closes

Jan. 16 – Motion Picture Sound Editors Awards: Nominations Open

Jan. 17 – Critics’ Choice Awards

Jan. 18 – Makeup & Hairstylist Guild Awards: Final Voting Opens

Jan. 20 – ACE Eddie Awards: Final Voting Closes

Jan. 21 – Visual Effects Society Awards: Final Voting Opens

Jan. 22 – Costume Designers Guild Awards: Final Voting Opens
Jan. 22 – PGA Awards: Final Voting Closes
Jan. 22 – Motion Picture Sound Editors Awards: Nominations Close

Jan. 23 – PGA Awards

Jan. 27 – Cinema Audio Society Awards: Final Voting Opens

Jan. 28 – Art Directors Guild Awards: Final Voting Closes

Jan. 29 – ACE Eddie Awards
Jan. 29 – Motion Picture Sound Editors Awards: Nominations Announced
Jan. 29 – SAG Awards: Final Voting Closes
Jan. 29 – WGA Awards: Final Voting Closes
Jan. 29 –  Visual Effects Society Awards: Final Voting Closes

Jan. 30 – SAG Awards

Jan. 31 – Art Directors Guild Awards 

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FEBRUARY 
Feb. 2 – Visual Effects Society Awards

Feb. 5 – American Society of Cinematographers Awards: Final Voting Closes 
Feb. 5 – DGA Awards: Final Voting Closes
Feb. 5 – Motion Picture Sound Editors Awards: Final Voting Opens 

Feb. 6 – Annie Awards
Feb. 6 – DGA Awards

Feb. 8 – Oscar nominees luncheon

Feb. 10 – BAFTA Awards: Final Voting Closes

Feb. 12 – Costume Designers Guild Awards: Final Voting Closes
Feb. 12 – Oscars: Final Voting Opens

Feb. 13 – WGA Awards

Feb. 14 – American Society of Cinematographers Awards
Feb. 14 – BAFTA Awards

Feb. 16 – Makeup & Hairstylist Guild Awards: Final Voting Closes

Feb. 20 – Cinema Audio Society Awards
Feb. 20 – Makeup & Hairstylist Guild Awards

Feb. 23 – Costume Designers Guild Awards
Feb. 23 – Oscars: Final Voting Closes 

Feb. 24 – Motion Picture Sound Editors Awards: Final Voting Opens 

Feb. 27 – Indie Spirit Awards
Feb. 27 – Motion Picture Sound Editors Awards

Feb. 28 – Oscars 

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