Yes, the Oscars just ended. But look what we have to look forward to for next year! In news, that probably only I'm really excited about, The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) announced the big dates for next year's awards ceremony.
Without further adieu, they are:
Thursday, December 1, 2011: Official Screen Credits forms dueMark your calendars, people! I know I will be.
Tuesday, December 27, 2011: Nominations ballots mailed
Friday, January 13, 2012: Nominations polls close 5 p.m. PT
Tuesday, January 24, 2012: Nominations announced 5:30 a.m. PT, Samuel Goldwyn Theater
Wednesday, February 1, 2012: Final ballots mailed
Monday, February 6, 2012: Nominees Luncheon
Saturday, February 11, 2012: Scientific and Technical Awards presentation
Tuesday, February 21, 2012: Final polls close 5 p.m. PT
Sunday, February 26, 2012: 84th Academy Awards presentation