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Awards Shows in Los Angeles

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Academy Awards at the Kodak Theatre

Academy Awards preparations at the Kodak Theatre in Hollywood, CA

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  • People’s Choice Awards – Honoring outstanding achievement in film and television as voted by the viewing public.
    When: Second week of January
    Where: Shrine Auditorium and Exposition Center.
    Info: (212) 975-3247 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting              (212) 975-3247      end_of_the_skype_highlighting, www.pcavote.com

  • LA Stage Alliance Ovation Awards – Honoring excellence in Los Angeles theater, including musicals and plays.
    When: Mid-January
    Where: Redondo Beach Performing Arts Center, 1935 Manhattan Beach Blvd, Redondo Beach
    Public tickets available.
    Info: (213) 614-0556, www.lastagealliance.com.

  • Golden Globe Awards – Presented by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association, honoring outstanding achievement in film and television.
    When:Typically held in mid-January
    Where:Beverly Hilton Hotel
    Info: (310) 657-1731, www.goldenglobes.org

  • Screen Actors Guild Awards – Honoring the finest performances in film and television as voted by film actors.
    When:Typically held in late January or early February
    Where: Shrine Auditorium and Exposition Center
    Info: (310) 473-4172, www.sagawards.org

  • Annie Awards – Honoring achievement in animated films; sponsored by the International Animated Film Society.
    When:Typically held in late January or early February
    Where: Royce Hall at UCLA
    Public tickets available.
    Info: (818) 842-8330; tickets: (818) 243-2539. www.annieawards.org

  • Writers Guild Awards – Presented by the Writers Guild of America, honoring achievements in film and television writing.
    When:Typically held in February
    Where: Hyatt Regency Century Plaza
    Public tickets available.
    Info: (323) 782-4574, www.wga.org

  • Grammy Awards – Honoring outstanding achievement in the recording arts, as voted by people in the recording industry; presented by The Recording Academy.
    When: End of January to mid-February
    Where: Nokia Theatre at L.A. LIVE
    Info: (310) 392-3777, www.grammy.com

  • NAACP Image Awards – Honoring excellence of African Americans in the arts, including film, television, literature and music.
    When: February or March
    Where: The Shrine Auditorium and Exposition Center
    Public tickets available.
    Info: (323) 938-5268, www.naacpimageawards.net

  • Film Independent Spirit Awards – Honoring achievement in independent filmmaking; presented by Film Independent, a nonprofit, Los Angeles-based organization dedicated to the production and promotion of independent movies.
    When: Late February or early March
    Where: Location varies
    Info: (310) 432-1200, www.spiritawards.com

  • Academy Awards – Honoring achievement in film as voted by members of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
    When: Late February or early March
    Where: The Kodak Theatre
    Info: (310) 247-3000, www.oscars.org

  • Genesis Awards – Paying tribute to major news and entertainment media for producing works that raise public understanding of animal issues; presented by the Humane Society of the United States, Hollywood Office.
    When: Mid-March
    Where: The Beverly Hilton Hotel
    Public tickets available.
    Info: (818) 501-2275, www.genesisawards.org

  • East/West Players Visionary Awards – Awards for excellence in Asian American theater, film and television.
    When: Mid-April
    Where: The Hilton Los Angeles/Universal City
    Public tickets available.
    Info: (213) 625-7000, www.eastwestplayers.org

  • Emmy Awards – Awards for excellence in primetime television programs, given by the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences.
    When: Late August or September
    Where: The Nokia Theatre at L.A. Live!
    Public tickets available.
    Info: (818) 754-2800, www.emmys.com

  • Media Access Awards – Paying tribute to the media and entertainment industry for promoting awareness of disabilities and accessibility; presented by the California Governor’s Committee on Employment of People with Disabilities.
    When: October
    Where:: Universal Studios Hollywood’s Globe Theatre
    Public tickets may be available.
    Info: (916) 654-7153, www.disabilityemployment.org

  • IDA Documentary Awards Gala - Presented to distinguished documentary filmmakers of the year.
    When: Early December
    Where: Director's Guild of America, 7920 Sunset Boulevard, LA
    Public tickets available.
    Info: (213) 534-3600, www.documentary.org/.

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