84th Annual Academy Awards to Take Place Feb. 26, 2012

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Other key dates are announced.

The 84th Academy Awards will be presented on Sunday, February 26, 2012, Academy President Tom Sherak announced Tuesday.

The ceremony will again take place at the Kodak Theatre  and will be televised live by ABC.  A 90-minute red carpet show will immediately precede the ceremony broadcast.
Key dates currently scheduled are:
Thursday, December 1, 2011:            Official Screen Credits forms due
Tuesday, December 27, 2011:           Nominations ballots mailed
 Friday, January 13, 2012:                   Nominations polls close 5 p.m. PT
 Tuesday, January 24, 2012:               Nominations announced 5:30 a.m. PT,  Samuel Goldwyn Theater
 Wednesday, February 1, 2012:          Final ballots mailed
 Monday, February 6, 2012:                Nominees Luncheon
 Saturday, February 11, 2012:             Scientific and Technical Awards  presentation
 Tuesday, February 21, 2012:             Final polls close 5 p.m. PT
 Sunday, February 26, 2012:               84th Academy Awards presentation