The ceremony will again take place at the Kodak Theatre at Hollywood & Highland Center in Hollywood, and will be televised live by ABC. A 90-minute red carpet show will immediately precede the ceremony broadcast.
Key dates currently scheduled follow:
Dec. 1, 2011: Official Screen Credits forms due
Dec. 27, 2011: Nominations ballots mailed
Jan. 13, 2012: Nominations polls close 5 PM PT
Jan. 24, 2012: Nominations announced 5:30 AM PT, Samuel Goldwyn Theater
Feb. 1, 2012: Final ballots mailed
Feb. 6, 2012: Nominees Luncheon
Feb. 11, 2012: Scientific and Technical Awards presentation
Feb. 21, 2012: Final polls close 5 PM PT
Feb. 26, 2012: 84th Academy Awards presentation
For more information visit www.Oscars.org.