Oscars, Globes, GRAMMYs and More: Everything You Need to Know About the 2020-2021 Awards Season
By ETonline Editors
Global pandemic, be damned. The upcoming awards season is soldiering on amid unprecedented times -- though the Academy Awards, Golden Globes, GRAMMYs and other ceremonies are shaping up to look different than any awards shows we've seen before.
The 78th annual Golden Globe Awards -- originally scheduled for the first Sunday in January -- has been pushed two months, with the Hollywood Foreign Press Association snatching up the date previously vacated by the Oscars.
Nominations: To be announced Feb. 3, 2021
When: Feb. 28, 2021 at 5 p.m. PT/8 p.m. ET on NBC Where: The Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills, California Hosts: Tina Fey and Amy Poehler
When: March 14, 2021 at 5 p.m. PT/8 p.m. ET on CBS and CBS All Access Where: Los Angeles Convention Center
The 27th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards first moved from January to March, but when that date was later claimed by the rescheduled GRAMMY Awards, SAG-AFTRA delayed its ceremony into April. The telecast will be re-imagined as "a one-hour special that highlights and expands on our signature I am an Actor opening and honors the outstanding performances of the past year."
Nominations: To be announced Feb. 4, 2021
When: April 4, 2021 at 6 p.m. PT/9 p.m. ET on TNT and TBS Where: TBA
The 74th annual EE British Academy Film Awards will take place two weeks ahead of the Academy Awards, as is customary. (The ceremony was previously set for Feb. 14 and will now "accommodates an extended eligibility period.")
When: April 11, 2021 Where: TBA Host: TBA
Independent Spirit Awards
The Film Independent Spirit Awards traditionally take place the day before the Oscars -- so when the Academy redated its show, so did Film Independent.
When: April 25, 2021 Where: Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, California Host:
Here are this year's key dates:
Feb. 1 - 5: Preliminary voting Feb. 9: Oscar Shortlists Announcement March 5 - 10: Nominations voting March 15: Oscar Nominations Announcement April 15: Oscar Nominees Luncheon April 15 - 20: Final Oscars voting
Jan. 18: Critics Choice Awards TV nominations announced Jan. 24: Screen Actors Guild Awards
Feb. 7: Critics' Choice Awards film nominations announced Feb. 11: Producers Guild Awards documentary nominations announced Feb. 25 - March 8: Palm Springs International Film Festival Feb. 26: AFI Awards (redated from January 2021) Feb. 26: Producers Guild Awards TV nominations announced (Sports, Children's and Short Form Programs) Feb. 28: Golden Globe Awards
March 7: Critics' Choice Awards (redated from January 2021) March 12: Producers Guild Awards nominations announced March 14: GRAMMYs March 15: Oscar nominations announced March 24: Producers Guild Awards (virtual)
April 4: Screen Actors Guild Awards April 10: Art Directors Guild's Excellence in Production Design Awards April 10: DGA Awards April 11: BAFTA Awards April 24: Film Independent Spirit Awards April 25: Oscars