2018 Oscars calendar: Deadlines and dates for Golden Globes, Critics’ Choice and guild awards

The 90th annual Academy Awards will take place on Sunday, March 4, 2018. In the 90 days leading up to Oscar Sunday, which will once again be hosted by Jimmy Kimmel, a slew of precursor prizes will be handed out at various cerermonies. While the last of these will be the Indie Spirit Awards a mere 24 hours before the Oscars, those nominations are announced in late November.

Prior to the Jan. 12 deadline for Oscar nomination ballots, the Critics’ Choice Awards and Golden Globes will have taken place. The BAFTA Awards will have announced nominations as will the actors, directors, producers and writers guilds. And the major critics groups already will have weighed in with their top picks too.

Below, we detail these key dates.

Note: Winners events are in gold while nomination announcements are italicized.

OCTOBER
Oct. 19 – Gotham Awards: Nominations Announced

Oct. 23 – SAG Awards: Film Submissions Close

Oct. 26 – AFI Awards: Film Submissions Close

Oct. 27 – BAFTA Britannia Awards

NOVEMBER
Nov. 2 – Critics’ Choice Documentary Awards

Nov. 5 – European Film Awards: Nominations Announced

Nov. 11 – Governors’ Awards

Nov. 16 – SAG Awards: Nominations Voting Opens

Nov. 17 – WGA Awards: Film Submissions Close

Nov. 21 – Independent Spirit Awards: Nominations Announced
Nov. 21 – PGA Awards: Documentary Nominations Announced

Nov. 24 – Golden Globes: Nominations Voting Opens

Nov. 27 – Gotham Awards
Nov. 27 – Critics’ Choice Awards: Nominations Voting Opens

Nov. 28 – National Board of Review: Winners Announced

Nov. 29 – DGA Awards: Film Nominations Voting Opens

Nov. 30 – NYFCC: Winners Announced
Nov. 30 – Critics’ Choice Awards: Nominations Voting Closes

DECEMBER
Dec. 1 – Critics’ Choice Awards: Nominations Announced
Dec. 1 – PGA Awards: Film Nomination Voting Opens

Dec. 3 – LAFCA: Winners Announced

Dec. 4 – Annie Awards: Nominations Announced
Dec. 4 – ACE Eddie Awards: Film Nomination Voting Opens
Dec. 4 – Golden Globes: Screening Deadline

Dec. 5 – WGA Awards: Film Nominations Voting Opens

Dec. 5 – ADG Awards: Film Nominations Voting Opens

Dec. 6 – Critics’ Choice Awards: Nominations Announced
Dec. 6 – Golden Globes: Press Conferences Deadline

Dec. 7 – AFI Awards: Winners Announced
Dec. 7 – Golden Globes: Nominations Voting Closes

Dec. 8 – MUAHS Awards: Film Nominations Voting Opens

Dec. 9 – European Film Awards: Winners Announced

Dec. 10 – SAG Awards: Nominations Voting Closes

Dec. 11 – Golden Globes: Nominations Announced
Dec. 11 – ASC Awards: Film Nomination Voting Opens

Dec. 13 – SAG Awards: Nominations Announced

Dec. 14 – CAS Awards: Film Nominations Voting Opens

Dec. 15 – BAFTA Awards: Nominations Voting Opens

Dec. 18 – Golden Globes: Final Voting Opens
Dec. 18 – CDG Awards: Film Nominations Voting Opens

Dec. 19 – SAG Awards: Final Voting Opens

Dec. 28 – ACE Eddie Awards: Film Nomination Voting Closes
Dec. 28 – MUAHS Awards: Film Nominations Voting Closes

JANUARY
Jan. 2 – Annie Awards: Final Voting Opens

Jan. 3 – ACE Eddie Awards: Film Nominations Announced
Jan. 3 – ADG Awards: Film Nominations Voting Closes
Jan. 3 – BAFTA Awards: Nominations Voting Closes
Jan. 3 – CAS Awards: Film Nominations Voting Closes
Jan. 3 – Golden Globes: Final Voting Closes
Jan. 3 – WGA Awards: Film Nominations Voting Closes

Jan. 4 – WGA Awards: Film Nominations Announced
Jan. 4 – ADG Awards: Nominations Announced

Jan. 4 – CDG Awards: Film Nominations Voting Closes
Jan. 4 – PGA Awards: Film Nominations Voting Closes
Jan. 4 – National Board of Review: Ceremony

Jan. 5 – Oscars: Nominations Voting Opens
Jan. 5 – PGA Awards: Film Nominations Announced
Jan. 5 – MUAHS Awards: Nominations Announced
Jan. 5 – AFI Awards: Ceremony
Jan. 5 – ASC Awards: Film Nomination Voting Closes
Jan. 5 – ACE Eddie Awards: Final Voting Opens
Jan. 5 – PGA Awards: Final Voting Opens

Jan. 7 – Golden Globes

Jan. 8 – ADG Awards: Final Voting Opens
Jan. 8 – MPSE Awards: Film Nominations Voting Opens
Jan. 8 – WGA Awards: Final Voting Opens

Jan. 9: National Board of Review: Ceremony

Jan. 10 – ASC Awards: Nominations Announced
Jan. 10 – BAFTA Awards: Nominations Announced
Jan. 10 – CAS Awards: Nominations Announced
Jan. 10 – CDG Awards: Nominations Announced
Jan. 10 – DGA Awards: Film Nominations Voting Closes
Jan. 10 – ASC Awards: Final Voting Opens
Jan. 10 – BAFTA Awards: Final Voting Opens

Jan. 11 – Critics’ Choice Awards
Jan. 11 – DGA Awards: Film Nominations Announced
Jan. 11 – DGA Awards: Final Voting Opens

Jan. 12 – Oscars: Nominations Voting Closes

Jan. 15: NAACP Image Awards
Jan. 15 – VES Awards: Film Nominations Announced

Jan. 17 – MPSE Awards: Film Nominations Voting Closes

Jan. 18 – ACE Eddie Awards: Final Voting Closes

Jan. 19 – PGA Awards: Final Voting Closes
Jan. 19 – SAG Awards: Final Voting Closes

Jan. 20 – PGA Awards

Jan. 21 – SAG Awards

Jan. 22 – MPSE Awards: Nominations Announced
Jan. 22 – MPSE Awards: Final Voting Opens

Jan. 23 – Oscars: Nominations Announced
Jan. 23 – Annie Awards: Final Voting Closes

Jan. 24 – CDG Awards: Final Voting Opens

Jan. 25 – ADG Awards: Final Voting Closes
Jan. 25 – MUAHS Awards: Final Voting Opens
Jan. 25 – VES Awards: Final Voting Opens

Jan. 26 – ACE Eddie Awards

Jan. 27 – ADG Awards

Jan. 29 – WGA Awards: Final Voting Closes

FEBRUARY
Feb. 2 – CAS Awards: Final Voting Opens

Feb. 2 – DGA Awards: Final Voting Closes

Feb. 3 – DGA Awards
Feb. 3 – Annie Awards

Feb. 5: Oscars: Nominees Luncheon

Feb. 8 – BAFTA Awards: Final Voting Closes
Feb. 8 – VES Awards: Final Voting Closes

Feb. 10 – USC Scripter Awards
Feb. 10 – Oscars: Scientific & Technical Awards

Feb. 11 – WGA Awards

Feb. 12 – ASC Awards: Final Voting Closes

Feb. 13 – VES Awards

Feb. 14 – CAS Awards: Final Voting Closes
Feb. 14 – CDG Awards: Final Voting Closes
Feb. 14 – MPSE Awards: Final Voting Closes

Feb. 16 – MUAHS Awards: Final Voting Closes

Feb. 17 – ASC Awards

Feb. 18 – BAFTA Awards
Feb. 18 – MPSE Awards

Feb. 20 – Oscars: Final Voting Opens
Feb. 20 –  CDG Awards

Feb. 24 – CAS Awards
Feb. 24 – MUAHS Awards

Feb. 27 – Oscars: Final Voting Closes

MARCH

March 3 – Independent Spirit Awards

March 4 – Oscars

See how our experts rank Oscar contenders according to the likelihood of winning in the top eight races. Use the drop-down menus at the top of each page to see the other seven categories. And be sure to take a look at our most up-to-date odds.

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