First deadline is Dec. 3 for award consideration
HOLLYWOOD — The schedule of voting events for the 74th annual Academy Awards was unveiled Monday by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences. Sked is as follows:Dec. 3: Deadline for receipt of official screen credit forms to qualify feature films for award consideration. Dec. 31: Awards year ends at midnight. Jan. 8: Nominations ballots mailed. Feb. 1: Nomination polls close at 5 p.m. PST. Feb. 12: Noms announced at 5:30 a.m. PST at the Samuel Goldwyn Theater. Feb. 27: Final ballots mailed. March 2: Scientific and technical awards presentation at 6 p.m. PST at the Beverly Wilshire. March 11: Nominees luncheon, Beverly Hilton. March 19: Final polls close at 5 p.m. PST. March 24: Oscarcast.