Oscars 2017 calendar: Nominations voting begins Jan. 5, Golden Globes on Jan. 8

Awards season kicks into high gear on Thursday (Jan. 5) as academy members begin casting their Oscar nomination ballots. They only have nine days to decide on their picks for best pic as well as their favorite achievements in their respective branches.

We’ve already heard from the film editors, casting directors and writers. On the same day that Oscar balloting begins, the art directors chime in with their choices. And during the voting period, we will hear from the producers, directors, cinematographers, costume designers, makeup artists & hairstylists, sound mixers and visual effects wizards.

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In addition, the Hollywood Foreign Press Assn. will hand out the Golden Globe winners on Jan. 8 and the BAFTAs will unveil their roster of nominees on Jan. 10.

Below, we detail these key dates.
Note: Winners events are in gold while nomination announcements are italicized.

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JANUARY
Jan. 5 – Oscars: Nominations Voting Opens
Jan. 5 – ADG Awards: Nominations Announced

Jan. 6 – AFI Awards: Ceremony
Jan. 6 – ASC Awards: Nomination Voting Closes
Jan. 6 – CDG Awards: Nomination Voting Closes
Jan. 6 – ACE Awards: Final Voting Opens

Jan. 8 – Golden Globes

Jan. 9 – DGA Awards: Film Nominations Voting Closes

Jan. 9 – WGA Awards: Final Voting Opens

Jan. 10 – BAFTA Awards: Nominations Announced
Jan. 10 – PGA Awards: Film Nominations Announced
Jan. 10 – CAS Awards: Film Nominations Announced
Jan. 10 – MHG Guild Awards: Nominations Announced
Jan. 10 – VES Awards: Nominations Announced
Jan. 10 – BAFTA Awards: Final Voting Opens
Jan. 10 – PGA Awards: Final Voting Opens

Jan. 11 – ASC Awards: Nominations Announced
Jan. 11 – MPSE Awards: Nomination Voting Opens

Jan. 12 – DGA Awards: Film Nominations Announced
Jan. 12 – CDG Awards: Film Nominations Announced
Jan. 12 – DGA Awards: Final Voting Opens

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Jan. 13 – Oscars: Nominations Voting Closes

Jan. 17 – ACE Awards: Final Voting Closes

Jan. 19  – CSA Awards

Jan. 20 – CDG Awards: Final Voting Opens

Jan. 24 – Oscars: Nominations Announced

Jan. 25 – CAS Awards: Final Voting Opens
Jan. 25 – MPSE Awards: Nomination Voting Closes

Jan. 27 – ACE Eddie Awards
Jan. 27 – PGA Awards: Final Voting Closes
Jan. 27 – SAG Awards: Final Voting Closes

Jan. 28 – PGA Awards

Jan. 29 – SAG Awards

Jan. 30- ASC Awards: Final Voting Closes
Jan. 30 – WGA Awards: Final Voting Closes

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FEBRUARY
Feb. 3 – DGA Awards: Final Voting Closes

Feb. 4 – DGA Awards
Feb. 4 – ASC Awards
Feb. 4 – Annie Awards

Feb. 7  – VES Awards

Feb. 8 – BAFTA Awards: Final Voting Closes

Feb. 11 – Oscars: Scientific & Technical Awards

Feb. 12 – BAFTA Awards
Feb. 12 – CAS Awards: Final Voting Closes

Feb. 13 – Oscars: Final Voting Opens

Feb. 15 – CDG Awards: Final Voting Closes

Feb. 18 – CAS Awards

Feb. 19 – WGA Awards
Feb. 19 – MHG Awards
Feb. 19 – MPSE Awards

Feb. 21 – Oscars: Final Voting Closes
Feb. 21 – CDG Awards

Feb. 25 – Independent Spirit Awards

Feb. 26 – Oscars

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