July 10, 2015
ATAS, Primetime Emmys Awards: Nominations are announced live (8:30 PM PDT)
July 16, 2015
Teen Choice Awards
August 9, 2015
ATAS, Primetime Emmys Awards: Final round voting begins
August 17, 2015
ATAS, Primetime Emmys Awards: Final round voting ends
August 28, 2015
MTV: Video Music Awards
August 30, 2015
Venice International Film Festival Begins
September 2, 2015
ATAS, Primetime Emmys Awards: Creative Arts Awards and Ball
September 12, 2015
ATAS, 67th Primetime Emmy Awards (5:00 PM PDT)
September 20, 2015
New York Film Festival Begins
September 25, 2015
282 Films Advance in Best Picture Oscar Race
Up to 10 of the films meeting the category's criteria will be nominated for the top prize.
Two hundred eighty-two feature films are eligible for the 2012 Academy Awards, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced Friday.
This is in increase from the 2011 race, which saw 265 feature films in contention. In the 2010 Oscar race, 248 feature films made the the shortlist.
Up to 10 of the films meeting the category's criteria will be nominated for the Academy Awards' top prize. Nominations will be announced Jan. 10.
To be eligible for 85th Academy Awards consideration, feature films must open in a commercial motion picture theater in Los Angeles County by midnight, December 31, and begin a minimum run of seven consecutive days.
Under Academy rules, feature-length motion picture must have a running time of more than 40 minutes and must have been exhibited theatrically on 35mm or 70mm film, or in a qualifying digital format.
Feature films that receive their first public exhibition or distribution in any manner other than as a theatrical motion picture release are not eligible for Academy Awards in any category.
The 85th Academy Awards nominations will be announced live Thursday, Jan. 10, at the Academy's Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills.
ABC will broadcast the Academy Awards live on Sunday, Feb. 24, from the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood.