Oscar Ceremony Announced For March of 2024 Along With Complete Season Calendar

It's already that time for movie fans to start thinking about next year’s Academy Awards, as the Academy has announced that the 2023 season has begun, with the ceremony taking place next March.

What’s Happening:

  • The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and ABC today announced the 96th Oscars will take place Sunday, March 10, 2024.
  • As in years past, the show will air live on ABC and in more than 200 territories worldwide from the Dolby Theatre at Ovation Hollywood.
  • The announcement for the date did not include the announcement of a host for the ceremony.
  • Along with the announcement of the date for the Academy Awards ceremony, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences also announced important dates for the rest of the 2023 Oscar Season.
  • Academy key dates for the 2023 Oscar® season are as follows:

General entry categories submission deadline              Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2023
Governors Awards                                                         Thursday, Nov. 16, 2023
Preliminary voting begins 9 a.m. PST                            Thursday, Dec. 14, 2023
Preliminary voting ends 5 p.m. PST                              Monday, Dec. 18, 2023
Oscar Shortlists Announcement                                    Thursday, Dec. 21, 2023
Eligibility period ends                                                    Sunday, Dec. 31, 2023
Nominations voting begins 9 a.m. PST                          Thursday, Jan. 11, 2024
Nominations voting ends 5 p.m. PST                            Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2024
Oscar Nominations Announcement                              Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2024
Oscar Nominees Luncheon                                                Monday, Feb. 12, 2024
Finals voting begins 9 a.m. PST                                      Thursday, Feb. 22, 2024
Scientific and Technical Awards                                    Friday, Feb. 23, 2024
Finals voting ends 5 p.m. PST                                            Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2024
96th Oscars                                                                     Sunday, March 10, 2024

  • The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is home to a global membership of more than 10,000 of the most accomplished film industry artists and leaders. The Academy recognizes and celebrates all aspects of the arts and sciences of moviemaking through renowned awards for cinematic achievement, including the Oscars®. With the world’s largest film museum and collection, the Academy preserves our cinematic history and presents honest and powerful programs about cinema’s past, present, and future. Across all initiatives, the Academy connects global audiences – its members, the film industry, and film fans – through their shared passion for making and watching films.

Tony Betti
Originally from California where he studied a dying artform (hand-drawn animation), Tony has spent most of his adult life in the theme parks of Orlando. When he’s not writing for LP, he’s usually watching and studying something animated or arguing about “the good ole’ days” at the parks.