2024 Oscars: date, host and everything we know about the awards show

 The Oscars trophy from a handout photo provided by A.M.P.A.S. at the Dolby Theatre in Feb. 2020.
The Oscars trophy from a handout photo provided by A.M.P.A.S. at the Dolby Theatre in Feb. 2020.

As 2023 new movies wind down, thoughts immediately start going to the 2024 Oscars, the annual awards ceremony where Hollywood honors many of the best movies and performances of the year.

The 2023 Oscars, which honored movies from 2022, saw Everything Everywhere All at Once go home as the latest Best Picture winner, as well as winning trophies for Director, Original Screenplay, Actress (Michelle Yeoh), Supporting Actor (Ke Hey Quan) and Supporting Actress (Jamie Lee Curtis). What are the movies that are going to try and follow in its footsteps?

Find out about that and other key info for the 2024 Oscars, including nomination and ceremony dates, right here.

2024 Oscars date

The 2024 Oscars are going to take place on Sunday, March 10.

The awards ceremony will once again air on ABC, but they do have a new time, with the live ceremony broadcast starting at 7 pm ET/4 pm PT.

2024 Oscars host

A familiar face is going to be hosting the Oscars in 2024 in Jimmy Kimmel. The Jimmy Kimmel Live host is hosting the awards ceremony for the fourth time, previously doing so in 2023, 2018 and 2017.

Kimmel is now one of six people that have hosted the Oscars four or more times. Others that have hosted four times include Jack Lemmon and Whoopi Goldberg, Johnny Carson hosted five times, Billy Crystal nine times and Bob Hope had the most with 19 appearances as host.

2024 Oscar nominations

Oscar nominations for the 2024 ceremony are going to be announced on Tuesday, January 23.

While we have to wait until then to figure out which movies are officially going to be Oscar nominees, there are plenty of movies that we already expect to be contenders, ranging from the latest by Martin Scorsese and Christopher Nolan to the biggest movie of the year.

Here is a quick rundown of some of the movies that are major Oscar contenders:

2024 Oscars categories

While everyone knows the big six Oscar categories — Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actor, Best Actress, Best Supporting Actor and Best Supporting Actress — there are a total of 23 Oscars that are going to be given at the 96th ceremony that recognize different aspects of the filmmaking process, both in front of the camera and the talented individuals behind it, as well as different style of movies, including documentaries and short films.

Here is a complete list of the 2024 Oscars categories:

  • Best Picture

  • Best Director

  • Best Actor

  • Best Actress

  • Best Supporting Actor

  • Best Supporting Actress

  • Best Adapted Screenplay

  • Best Original Screenplay

  • Best Animated Feature

  • Best Documentary Feature

  • Best International Feature

  • Best Cinematography

  • Best Costume Design

  • Best Editing

  • Best Makeup and Hairstyling

  • Best Original Song

  • Best Production Design

  • Best Score

  • Best Sound

  • Best Visual Effects

  • Best Animated Short

  • Best Documentary Short

  • Best Live Action Short