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Mark Your Calendars!

Here's every important date (that we could find) for the remainder of awards season. It's totally here! Are you ready for it?


"How awards season treats actual supporting actors" - this joke borrowed from twitter.

19 - Producers Guild Award Ceremony
22 - Oscar Nominations
23 - César Nominations (France's Oscars)
24 - Sundance Film Festival Begins - Murtada & Abe reporting
27 - SAG Awards Ceremony


2 - HUGE DAY: DGA Awards, Annie Awards, Eddie Awards, ADG Awards, Goya Awards (Spain)
4 - Oscar Nominee Luncheon
8 - BAFTA voting ends
9 - ASC Cinematography Awards, Academy Sci-Tech Awards
10 -BAFTA Awards (London), Grammy Awards (Los Angeles)
12 - Film Bitch Awards Medals 'Ceremony'
14 -Valentine's Day ❤️

17 -TFE's Supporting Actress Smackdown (new season begins) for 2018's nominees, and MPSE Motion Picture Sound Editors Awards
19 -CDG Costume Design Awards
22 -César Awards (Paris)
23 -Independent Spirit Awards (Santa Monica)


3 - The Film Experience's Podcast Season Finale. All Oscar Coverage for 2018 wrapped up.
8 - Gloria Bell and Captain Marvel open in theaters to make sure we're aware that the 2019 cinema year has begun

Supporting Actress Smackdown 1972/April Foolish Predictions 2019...and, thus, we begin anew!

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Reader Comments (32)

thank you! quite a long time between independent spirit award noms and ceremony, when you think about it...

December 2, 2018 | Unregistered CommenterCharles O

And somewhere in there the various bake-off and shorl list announcements.

December 2, 2018 | Unregistered CommenterMikey67

On December 6 didn't you mean Golden Globe nominations, not the Grammys?

December 2, 2018 | Unregistered CommenterMya

Mya -- not sure what you mean. It says Golden Globe nominations. (in bold). They're just one day apart.

December 2, 2018 | Registered CommenterNATHANIEL R

Excited for what Globe and Sag has in store for us in the next few days. And of course, I can’t wait for the Film Bitch awards!

December 2, 2018 | Unregistered CommenterBushwick

Portman in Vox Lux does she have any chance.

December 2, 2018 | Unregistered Commentermarkgordonuk

This is a plea for you to watch Paddington 2 before the Film Bitch nominations, because Hugh Grant deserves to be in Best Supporting Actor contention!

You can stream the film on HBO now and it is a joy to watch.

December 2, 2018 | Unregistered CommenterSuzanne

I don't think I'd like the film so I am not going to see it, but I'm loving all the Portman GIFs. lol

December 2, 2018 | Unregistered Commenterhuh

Just saw Widows. Debicki is my pet cause of the season!

Yes, Widows underperformed and Davis might not deserve a nod in this crowded Best Actress year (though she was excellent).

But in an equally crowded Supporting Actress year, no conversation is complete without Debicki. Foy's film underperformed, too, and she's still on everyone's list. (And I adore her, by the way.)

December 2, 2018 | Unregistered CommenterHayden

All of the Academy shortlists (nine categories) will be announced on the same day, this year. On Monday, December 17th they will release the shortlists for Foreign language film, Documentary feature, Documentary short, Animated short, Live-action short, Make up & hairstyling, Visual effects, Original score and Original song.

December 2, 2018 | Unregistered Commentermarco70go

marco70go -where are you getting that info? I haven't seen any official press release indicating that except for the Documentary press release.

December 2, 2018 | Registered CommenterNATHANIEL R

Nathaniel, it was reported in the Hollywood Reporter.

I pretty much loathed Vox Lux, but if it provides us with some fun Port-memes, that'd be a minor redemption.

December 2, 2018 | Unregistered CommenterEvan

For December 10," SAG nomination voting ends" is the only event worth noting. The other mentioned is unnecessary.

December 3, 2018 | Unregistered CommenterEditor

when does AFI announce their top 10?

December 3, 2018 | Registered CommenterMurtada Elfadl

The Grammy nominations announcement has now been pushed back to Dec 7.

December 3, 2018 | Unregistered Commenterken s.

Nathaniel, took me a while, but found where it was reported; The Hollywood Reporter indeed, as Evan said. Here's the link:

December 3, 2018 | Unregistered Commentermarco70go

Does anyone know why foreign is always just 9 films?? Why not 10, 12 or 15??

December 13, 2018 | Unregistered CommenterRod

"13 - Critics Choice Awards Ceremony " Does not meet the standard of 'important date', please remove for more accurate calendar. xox Ed.

December 13, 2018 | Unregistered CommenterEditor

Rod -- i dont know but it makes me crazy. as y'all know i hate inconsistency. It's the same reason why Makeup and Hair should be 5 nominees. Everything else is and it's not like *less* movies use makeup and hair artists than, say, costume designers or songwriters.

December 13, 2018 | Registered CommenterNATHANIEL R

I really hope that

ROMA - The Shoplifters - Burning - The Wild Pear Tree - Capernaum - Border - Birds of Passage - Sunset - Never Look Away

The Favourite - Suspiria - Fantastic Beasts 2

Suspiria - Border - Stan & Ollie - The Favourite


Apears on the shortlist of Foreign, Score, Makeup and Song respectelly.

let's all pray that Suspiria be remembered with nominations in Supporting Actress, Score, Song, Makeup and Costume Design.

December 13, 2018 | Unregistered CommenterJon

Wow, I just noticed that the BFCA ceremony is after the Globes this year.

Is that so they can change their winners last-minute to reflect Oscar momentum? :-P

December 20, 2018 | Unregistered CommenterHayden

I miss the gif of Natalie in Vox Lux!

December 20, 2018 | Unregistered CommenterSuzanne

*Noticed error is still included*

"13 - Critics Choice Awards Ceremony " Does not meet the standard of 'important date', please remove for more accurate calendar. xox Ed.

December 21, 2018 | Unregistered CommenterEditor

I guess they want to allow their members as much time as possible to see all the films, which is commendable, but I wish Oscar voters had to vote before the Globes. Then the latter's dubious ability to influence the former would be limited to the nominations only.

December 29, 2018 | Unregistered CommenterDan H.

Yay!! Eagerly awaiting those FILM BITCH nominees

January 9, 2019 | Unregistered CommenterBRIAN

If you include the César Awards, why not Spain's Goyas?
Ceremony, February 2

January 9, 2019 | Unregistered CommenterMarcos

Thanks Nathaniel. Very useful. Do you know when the second round of Oscar voting ends?

January 9, 2019 | Unregistered CommenterMatt

Knowing that it’s not possible for everyone to see everything each year in time for voting, but really wishing more people had been able to see THUNDER ROAD because Jim Cummings gives a performance of unraveling psyche on the level of Rowlands in A WOMAN UNDER THE INFLUENCE- so just thought I’d give it a last minute FYC for Film Bitch Awards.

January 9, 2019 | Unregistered CommenterDean

Marcos -- the Goyas are already listed.

January 9, 2019 | Unregistered CommenterNATHANIEL R

WGA Awards on 2/17.

January 10, 2019 | Unregistered CommenterMatty

Dean: Jim Cummings? Just to ask: Is that Winnie the Pooh's kid?

January 10, 2019 | Unregistered CommenterVolvagia

So Cooper and Gaga are going to have to choose between Th Grammys and The Baftas? I assume Cooper will attend The Baftas and Gaga The Grammys? What do you guys think?

January 10, 2019 | Unregistered CommenterMichael R

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