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: Academy Releases First Trailer With Ellen (Video)

Ellen DeGeneres
Ellen DeGeneres

Paul Feig directed the choreography-heavy spot, which features 250 dancers.

Ellen DeGeneres is officially ready for another go as Oscars host in the first trailer touting her return.

The trailer released Thursday night sees the comedian -- flanked by 250 tuxedo-wearing dancers -- perform a choreographed dance to the "The Walker" by Fitz and the Tantrums.

The video was directed by Bridesmaids helmer Paul Feig.

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The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced in August that DeGeneres would return to host for the second time.

The Oscar ceremony airs live Sunday, March 2, 2014 on ABC. Watch the trailer below.

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