Oscars, Golden Globes 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, Globes and other ceremonies are shaping up to look different than any awards shows we've seen before.
Below, ET has your handy awards season calendar to keep you up to date as we learn more about what's to come for the Oscars, Golden Globes, BAFTA Awards and more.
The 78th annual Golden Globe Awards -- originally scheduled for the first Sunday in January -- has been pushed two months to the date previously vacated by the Oscars. Further guidance on eligibility, voting period and revised nominations announcement timing is TBD by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association.
When: Feb. 28, 2021 Where: The Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills, California Hosts: Tina Fey and Amy Poehler
The 27th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards moved from January to March, with eligibility extended by two months.
When: March 14, 2021 Where: TBA
Here are this year's key dates:
Jan. 11 - Feb. 1: Nominations Voting Feb. 4: Nominations Announced Feb. 10 - March 10: Final Voting
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.
"We will recognize films that were released between January 1, 2020 and February 28, 2021 in acknowledgement of the unique challenges the world of cinema, and the world as a whole, is currently experiencing," Film Independent said in a statement.
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
Sept. 2 - 12: Venice International Film Festival Sept. 4 - 7: Telluride Film Festival Sept. 10 - 20: Toronto International Film Festival Sept. 20:Emmy Awards (hosted by Jimmy Kimmel) Sept. 25 - Oct. 11: New York Film Festival
Oct. 15 - 22: AFI Fest
Jan. 18: Critics Choice Awards TV nominations announced Jan. 24: Screen Actors Guild Awards Jan. 31:GRAMMYs
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: Screen Actors Guild Awards March 15: Oscar nominations announced March 24: Producers Guild Awards (virtual)
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