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Key Dates Announced for 83rd Academy Awards®

By Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
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Beverly Hills, CA — The 83rd Annual Academy Awards will be presented on Sunday, February 27, 2011, Academy President Tom Sherak announced today.

The ceremony will again take place at the Kodak Theatre at Hollywood & Highland Center® in Hollywood, and will be televised live by the ABC Television Network.

Key dates currently scheduled are:
Saturday, November 13, 2010: Governors Awards presentation

Wednesday, December 1, 2010: Official Screen Credits forms due

Monday, December 27, 2010: Nominations ballots mailed

Friday, January 14, 2011: Nominations polls close 5 p.m. PT

Tuesday, January 25, 2011: Nominations announced 5:30 a.m. PT, Samuel Goldwyn Theater

Wednesday, February 2, 2011: Final ballots mailed
Monday, February 7, 2011: Nominees Luncheon
Saturday, February 12, 2011: Scientific and Technical Awards presentation

Tuesday, February 22, 2011: Final polls close 5 p.m. PT

Sunday, February 27, 2011: 83rd Annual Academy Awards presentation

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The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is the world's preeminent movie-related organization, with a membership of more than 6,000 of the most accomplished men and women working in cinema. In addition to the annual Academy Awards – in which the members vote to select the nominees and winners – the Academy presents a diverse year-round slate of public programs, exhibitions and events; provides financial support to a wide range of other movie-related organizations and endeavors; acts as a neutral advocate in the advancement of motion picture technology; and, through its Margaret Herrick Library and Academy Film Archive, collects, preserves, restores and provides access to movies and items related to their history. Through these and other activities the Academy serves students, historians, the entertainment industry and people everywhere who love movies.

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