Awards Calendar

  • HFPA: Deadline for nomination ballots to be mailed to all HFPA members by Ernst & Young
    November 25, 2015
  • ASIFA: Deadline to renew or join ASIFA-Hollywood to be able to participate in the Annie Award voting
    November 30, 2015
  • VES: Submission Deadline
    November 30, 2015
  • ASIFA: Annie Award Nominations announced
    December 1, 2015
  • WGA: Preliminary Screenplay online voting begins
    December 1, 2015
  • DGA: Online voting for Feature Film Nominations opens
    December 2, 2015
  • HFPA: Final screening date for Motion Pictures
    December 2, 2015
  • WGA: Television, New Media, Radio, News, Promotional Writing, and Graphic Animation Nominations Announced
    December 3, 2015
  • HFPA: Final date for Motion Picture press conference
    December 5, 2015
  • AFI: Honorees Announced
    December 7, 2015

Oscars 'Celebrate the Movies' Campaign Goes Live


The Academy debuts its "digital exhibition" of 84 memorable film images on billboards in Los Angeles and New York.

A day before revealing the Oscar nominations, the Academy of Motion Pictures Sciences unspooled its new gallery, "Celebrate the Movies," highlighting iconic scenes from movies past.

The images, dubbed a "digital exhibition," were unveiled Monday on billboards in Los Angeles and on ABC's "SuperSign," an electronic billboard in New York City's Times Square. They can also be viewed online at and on YouTube's Oscars channel.

STORY: Academy Awards 'Celebrate the Movies' With New Poster

Images spanning eight decades of Oscar history will be presented in clusters of 20 over the next couple weeks. From 1935's Bride of Frankenstein to the 2009 blockbuster Avatar, highlighted movies include: Gone With the Wind (1939); Casablanca (1942); The Killers (1946); Sunset Boulevard (1950); Breakfast at Tiffany's (1961); The Exorcist (1973); Saturday Night Fever (1977); The Empire Strikes Back (1980), Driving Miss Daisy (1989), Apollo 13 (1995), Shrek (2001), Ray (2004), and The Dark Knight (2008). 

Among the scenes released Monday: an eyepatch-sporting shot of John Wayne from 1964's True Grit; Marlon Brando in The Godfather and Tom Hanks in Forrest Gump.

The 84 Annual Academy Awards nominations will be announced Tuesday at the Academy's Samuel Goldwyn Theater. The show itself will be presented on Sunday, Feb. 26, at the Kodak Theatre at Hollywood & Highland Center. ABC will broadcast the event live at 7 p.m. ET.








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