The Academy have released the key dates for the upcoming awards, to be held on Sunday 26th February 2017.
Saturday, November 12, 2016 Governors Awards
Thursday, January 5, 2017 Nominations voting opens
Friday, January 13, 2017 Nominations voting closes
Tuesday, January 24, 2017 Oscar Nominations Announcement
Monday, February 6, 2017 Oscar Nominees Luncheon
Saturday, February 11, 2017 Scientific and Technical Awards
Monday, February 13, 2017 Finals voting opens
Tuesday, February 21, 2017 Finals voting closes
Oscar Sunday, February 26, 2017 89th Academy Awards
These dates are largely typical, though regular viewers may notice the nominations have been pushed back by almost two weeks. It is usually the second or third Thursday of January, but this year it has been earmarked for Tuesday 24th.