The 84th Academy Awards will be presented on Sunday, February 26, 2012, 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. A 90-minute red carpet show will immediately precede the ceremony broadcast.

Key dates currently scheduled are:

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  • Thursday, December 1, 2011: Official Screen Credits forms due
  • 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