Ooscar Season Dates


Every movie event since August has been called the “unofficial start of movie awards season”, but forget that. The Official start is in December. Most of if not all the contenders will have been seen and reviewed. Real Oscar prediction lists will take shape. Here are key movie awards dates for the rest of the season.

Wednesday, December 4
The National Board of Review of Motion Pictures announces the winners of its 2013 awards.

Saturday, December 7
26th European Film Awards attributed in Berlin.

Monday, December 9
American Film Institute (AFI) announces its top 10 films in 2013. Awards are attributed on Friday, January 10.

Wednesday, December 11
Nominations announced for the 20th Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Awards.

Thursday, December 12
Nominations announced for the 72nd Golden Globe Awards, attributed by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association.


Thursday, January 2
Nominations announced for the 25th Producers Guild of America (PGA) Awards.

Friday, January 3
Nominations announced for the 66th Writers Guild of America (WGA) Awards.

Saturday, January 4
Winners announced for the National Society of Film Critics Awards.

Tuesday, January 7
Nominations announced for the 66th Directors Guild of America (DGA) Awards.

Wednesday, January 8
Winners announced for the 40th People’s Choice Awards.
Nominations announced for the 67th Bafta Awards (UK).

Sunday, January 12
71st Golden Globes Awards Ceremony.

Thursday, January 16
Nominations announced for the 86th Academy Awards Ceremony.
Winners announced for the 19th Critics’ Choice Movie Awards.

Saturday, January 18
20th SAG Awards Ceremony

Sunday, January 19
25th PGA Awards Ceremony

Saturday, January 25
66th DGA Awards Ceremony

Friday, January 31
Nominations announced for the 39th Césars Awards Ceremony (France).

Saturday, February 1
66th WGA Awards Ceremony

Saturday, February 15
Golden Bear Prize awarded at 64th Berlin International Film Festival (February 6 -16).

Sunday, February 16
67th British Academy of Film and Television Arts (Bafta) Awards Ceremony

Friday, February 28
39th César Awards Ceremony (France)

Saturday, March 1
29th Independent Spirit Awards Ceremony
33th Razzie Awards Ceremony

Sunday, March 2
86th Academy Awards Ceremony

NB: all dates are subject to modification