The 88th Academy Awards ceremony, during which the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) will present its annual Academy Awards to honor the best films of 2014, on February 28, 2016 at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, California with Chris Rock as host. Read More...
- The Hurt Locker sets the record as the lowest grossing movie to win Best Movie in the Oscars
- Oliver! is the only G-rated film to win Best Picture (the last G-Rated film to date to be nominated for Best Picture is Toy Story 3)
- The “Red carpet” at the Kodak Theatre is about 500 feet long
- Kevin O'Connell, the Oscars' unluckiest nominee, holds the record for the most nominations, 20, and no wins.
- Until 2010, when Kathryn Bigelow won, no woman had ever won the Oscar for best director
|Nominations voting begins||Wednesday, December 30, 2015|
|Nominations voting ends||Friday, January 8, 2016|
|Nominations announced at Samuel Goldwyn Theater||Thursday, January 14, 2016|
|Nominees Luncheon||Monday, February 8, 2016|
|Final voting begins||Friday, February 12, 2016|
|Scientific and Technical Achievement Awards presentation||Saturday, February 13, 2016|
|Final voting ends||Tuesday, February 23, 2016|
|87th Annual Academy Awards presentation||Sunday, February 28, 2016|