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Awards Season

Your Definitive 2017–18 Film Awards Calendar

Your Definitive 2017–18 Film Awards Calendar
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Get ready, Oscar enthusiasts. The 2017–18 film awards season is now officially underway.

By wrapping up their festivities and crowning their winners, the film festivals of Venice, Telluride, and Toronto have kicked off every movie buff’s favorite time of year. Following a few noteworthy summer releases, we’ve gotten tantalizing glimpses of potential Academy, SAG, and other award winners to come. And as Hollywood begins to hand out its first trophies, Backstage will be there to answer that burning question: Who will take home the industry’s top prizes?

Here are the most important awards season dates to keep in mind and note on your calendar. Stay tuned for further updates! 

October 2017
Oct. 19 – Gotham Award nominations announcement

November 2017
Nov. 11 – Governors Awards
Nov. 21 – Film Independent Spirit Award nominations announcement
Nov. 27 – Gotham Awards
Nov. 28 – National Board of Review Awards honorees announcement
Nov. 30 – Critics’ Choice Film Award nominations announcement

December 2017
Dec. 7 – American Film Institute Awards honorees announcement
Dec. 10 – British Independent Film Awards
Dec. 10 – Critics’ Choice Film Awards
Dec. 11 – Golden Globe Award nominations announcement
Dec. 13 – Screen Actors Guild Award nominations announcement

January 2018
Jan. 2 – Artios Awards nominations announcement
Jan. 4 – Writers Guild of America film award nominations announcement
Jan. 5 – AFI Awards
Jan. 5 – Producers Guild of America Award nominations announcement
Jan. 7 – 75th annual Golden Globe Awards
Jan. 9 – British Academy Film Award nominations announcement
Jan. 9 – National Board of Review Awards
Jan. 11 – Directors Guild of America film award nominations announcement
Jan. 18 – Artios Awards
Jan. 20 – PGA Awards
Jan. 21 – 24th annual SAG Awards
Jan. 23 – Academy Award nominations announcement

February 2018
Feb. 3 – DGA Film Awards
Feb. 11 – WGA Awards
Feb. 18 – 71st annual BAFTA Film Awards

March 2018
March 3 – 33rd annual Film Independent Spirit Awards
March 4 – 90th annual Academy Awards

This calendar has been updated as of Nov. 6, 2017. For more, check out Backstage’s awards coverage!

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