Awards Season is now officially in full swing, and for anyone keeping track, we’ve got the full schedule for you below. There are a LOT of awards and events happening between now and the Oscars on Feb. 24, 2013.
For the awards and nominations that have already happened, we’ll link back to our coverage. Also, look for upcoming weekly posts with up-to-the-minute dates and details. Here we go…
Nov. 26, 2012: The Gotham Independent Film Awards
Nov. 27, 2012: Film Independent Spirit Awards nominations . This award is a bird atop a black pillar wrapped in shoestrings, to symbolize the scant financing available to those making movies outside the studio system.
Nov. 29, 2012: Golden Globes, deadline for nomination ballots to be mailed to all HFPA members by Ernst & Young.
Dec. 1, 2012: Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, Governors Awards presentation
Dec. 1, 2012: European Film Awards (in Malta)
Dec. 3, 2012: New York Film Critics Circle Nominations announced (held at Crimson in Flatiron District on Jan. 7, 2013)
Dec. 3, 2012: Annie Award Nominations: Animation’s Highest Honor
Dec. 5, 2012: Washington, D.C. Area Film Critics Association
Dec. 5, 2012: Golden Globes, final screening date for motion pictures
Dec. 5, 2012: National Board of Review winners announced
Dec. 5, 2012: Grammy Award Nominations
Dec. 6, 2012: Golden Globes final date for Motion Picture press conferences
Dec. 6, 2012: Writers Guild of America Nominations
Dec. 7, 2012: IDA Awards, International Documentary Association. The five nominees for feature documentaries award include The Central Park Five, Ken Burns Sarah Burns and David McMahon; The Invisible War, Kirby Dick; The Queen of Versailles, Lauren Greenfield; Searching for Sugar Man, Malik Bendjel-Loul; Women With Cows, Peter Gerdehag. Also nominees in a number of other categories, including short films and continuing series. Full list available at www.documentary.org. Presented in Los Angeles.
Dec. 9, 2012: British Independent Film Awards. Jude Law and Sir Michael Gambon to be honored. In its 15th year.
Dec. 9, 2012: Boston Society of Film Critics (BSFC) announces winners
Dec. 10, 2012: Golden Globe deadline for nomination ballots to be received by Ernst & Young
Dec. 10, 2012: AFI, American Film Institute honorees announced
Dec. 10, 2012: Critics Choice Award Nominations (Broadcast Film Critics Association, a.k.a. BFCA)
Dec. 11, 2012: Hugh Jackman honored by the Museum of the Moving Image, 27th Annual Salute. This also shakes the drum for Les Miz.
Dec. 11, 2012 (Tuesday): Critics Choice Awards Nominations. Broadcast Film Critics Association (BFCA), commonly called the Critics Choice Awards.
Dec. 12, 2012: Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Nominations announced. Don’t look for nominations for Beasts of the Southern Wild. Their actors are disqualified from consideration since they are non-pros. We think they’re meanies for this. Pacific Design Center in West Hollywood.
Dec. 13, 2012 (Thursday): GOLDEN GLOBE NOMINATIONS. 5 a.m. Pacific time/8 a.m. Eastern time. They nominate twice as many stars in Best Actor categories, because they break it down into Best Actor Drama and Best Actor Comedy or Musical. Also, look for the very big names to be announced, some of them out of left field, like Angelina Jolie for The Tourist a few years back. The Hollywood Foreign Press loves to get photographed with the mega-celebrities and brush shoulders at the parties, which is really the main event at this shindig. Also, it’s the Brangelinas that get the Globes their big TV ratings.
***Dec. 17, 2012 (Monday): Academy Awards, nominations voting begins
Dec. 17, 2012: African-American Film Critics Awards
Dec. 17, 2012 (Monday): London Critics’ Circle Film Awards nomination
Dec. 17, 2012 (Tuesday): Costume Designers Guild Nominations. We’re saying Anna Karenina will be high on the list for their exquisite costumes.
Dec. 18, 2012 (Tuesday): Toronto Film Critics Association awards announced
Dec. 19, 2012: ASC Awards (American Society of Cinematographers; nominations for television
Dec. 24, 2012: Golden Globes, final ballots mailed to all HFPA members
Jan. 3, 2013: The Academy Awards, nominations voting ends at 5 p.m.
Jan. 3, 2013: Producers Guild of America (PGA) motion picture nominations. Ten nominees in the best produced picture category.
Jan. 3, 2013: Writers Guild of America (WGA) film nominees announced
Jan. 5, 2013: National Society of Film Critics. No nomination process; members meet at Sardi’s, vote using ballot and announce that same day.
***Jan. 8, 2013: (NBOR) National Board of Review Gala. Cipriani’s 42d St. The most glam movie event of the year in New York.
***Jan. 7, 2013: Film Critics Circle Awards Gala. Crimson in Manhattan’s Flatiron District
Jan. 7, 2013: Visual Effects Society (VES) nominations
***Jan. 8, 2013: Directors Guild of America nominations for five feature film nominees
Jan. 8, 2013: Cinema Audio Society announces final five nominees
***Jan. 9, 2013: Golden Globe, deadline for receipt of final ballots
Jan. 9, 2013: People’s Choice Awards. Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles.
Jan. 9, 2013: ASC Theatrical Nominations Announced. American Society of Cinematographers, for outstanding achievement nominations.
Jan. 9, 2013: BAFTA Awards Nominations
***Jan. 10, 2013 (Thursday): ACADEMY AWARD NOMINATIONS ANNOUNCED. 5:30 a.m. PT in the Academy’s Samuel Goldwyn Theater. Last year it was on Jan. 24, 2012, so it’s been pushed ahead two weeks.
Jan. 10, 2013 (Thursday): Broadcast Film Critics’ Choice Awards, usually called Critics Choice Movie Awards. Hollywood Palladium.
Jan. 11, 2013: AFI, American Film Institute Awards Luncheon
Jan. 11, 2013: EDDIE AWARDS Nominations announced. American Cinema Editors Awards
***Jan. 13, 2013: 70th GOLDEN GLOBE AWARDS. Telecast on NBC at 5 p.m. PST/8 pm. EST.
Jan. 14, 2013: DGA announces documentary nominees. Directors Guild Association.
Jan. 14, Razzie Awards Nominations
***Jan. 16, 2013: Academy Awards, five best foreign films announced
Jan. 16, 2013: WGA Videogame writing award nominees announced (winners announced Feb. 17, 2013)
Jan. 18, 2013: Motion Picture Sound Editors’ Golden Reel Awards Nominations
Jan. 20, 2013: London Critics’ Circle Film Awards winners ceremony. BFI Southbank.
***Jan. 17-27, 2013: Sundance Film Festival
Jan. 26, 2013: Producers Guild of America Awards. This year, producers Tim Bevan and Eric Fellner, co-chairmen of Working Title Pictures (who will be in the thick of this year’s awards race with Les Miserables and Anna Karenina), will be the recipients of the David O. Selznick Achievement Award in Theatrical Motion Pictures, the highest honor the PGA gives to theatrical producers.
Jan. 26, 2013: Annie Awards, Animation’s Highest Honors
***Jan. 27, 2013: SAGS, Screen Actors Guild Awards. Shrine Exposition Center.
Feb. 2, 2013: Directors Guild of American (DGA) Annual Awards dinner (56 out of 62 times since the DGA’s inception in 1949, the DGA Award winner has also won the Best Director Academy Award). Grand Ballroom at Hollywood & Highland.
Feb. 2, 2013: Art Directors Guild Awards (ADG). Annual Art Directors Guild Excellence in Production Design Awards, honoring production design in nine categories of theatrical motion pictures, television, commercials and music videos. Beverly Hilton Hotel.
***Feb. 4, 2013: Academy Award nominees luncheon
Feb. 5, 2013: Visual Effects Society (VES) awards
***Feb. 8, 2013: Academy Awards. Final voting begins.
***Feb. 9, 2013: Academy Award Scientific and Technical Achievement Awards presentation. Beverly Wilshire hotel in Beverly Hills.
Feb. 9, 2013: ASC (American Society of Cinematographers) Open House. Meet the honorees and nominees at the ASC Clubhouse, 11-3 p.m.
Feb. 9, 2013: Scripter Awards. Given annually by the University of Southern California to honor screenwriters.
Feb. 10, 2013: American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) Awards ceremony
Feb. 10, 2013 (Sunday): Grammy Awards. Staples Center.
Feb. 10, 2013: BAFTA Awards. Orange British Academy Film Awards. Freud Communications.
Feb. 16, 2013: 49th Cinema Audio Society (CAS). Awards for outstanding achievement in sound mixing. Jonathan Demme will receive the Cinema Audio Society Filmmaker Award. Crystal Ballroom of the Millennium-Biltmore Hotel, Los Angeles.
Feb. 16, 2013 (Saturday): Eddie Awards. Beverly Hilton.
Feb. 17, 2013: Writers Guild Awards. Simultaneous ceremonies on East and West Coast.
Feb. 17, 2013: Motion Picture Sound Editors Awards (MPSE), Golden Reel Awards. Best work in various areas of sound editing, dialogue, effects and music. Westin Bonaventure Hotel and Suites, L.A.
Feb. 19, 2013: Costume Designers Guild Awards. Beverly Hilton Hotel.
***Feb. 19, 2013: Academy Awards, final polls close at 5 pm PT.
***Feb. 23, 2013 (Saturday): INDEPENDENT SPIRIT AWARDS
Feb. 23, 2013: RAZZIE’S
***Feb. 24, 2013 (Sunday): ACADEMY AWARDS. Seth MacFarlane to host; Craig Adan, Neil Meron and Don Mischer will produce. Dolby Theater at Hollywood & Highland Center in Hollywood. Televised live by ABC.