News

The 2020-2021 Awards Season Calendar

Your guide to the when, where, what, and who for the biggest awards of the season.

by | September 28, 2020 | Comments

Oscar Statuette

(Photo by Valerie Macon/AFP via Getty Images)

With the film industry drastically changed in 2020, awards season is also looking quite different this year, as nearly every planned ceremony for 2021 has been pushed. But there’s plenty to celebrate in film and television, especially since the entire world has had plenty of time to catch up over the past few months.

The Oscars, Golden Globes, and BAFTAS have already announced the dates of their 2021 ceremonies, including when the nominations will be announced, but other awards bodies that have postponed their events will release that information at a later date.

Keep track of the constantly changing 2020-21 awards season landscape with the schedule of nomination announcements and awards ceremonies below — we’ll continue to update it with more news and information as it becomes available.


SEPTEMBER 2020

Sunday, September 20 – 72nd Emmy Awards (ABC, 8 p.m. ET / 5 p.m. PT)


OCTOBER 2020

Monday, October 19 – Critics’ Choice Documentary Nominations


NOVEMBER 2020

Thursday, November 12 – Gotham Independent Film Awards Nominations
Thursday, November 12 – Critics’ Choice Documentary Nominations
Tuesday, November 24 – International Documentary Association Awards Nominations


DECEMBER 2020

Saturday, December 12 – European Film Awards
TK TK, December 13- Boston Society of Film Critics Awards
Friday, December 18 – New York Film Critics Circle Awards
Saturday, December 19 – Boston Online Film Critics Awards
Sunday, December 20 – Indiana Film Journalists
Sunday, December 20 – Los Angeles Film Critics Awards
Monday, December 21 – Florida Film Critics Awards
Monday, December 21 – Chicago Film Critics Awards
Thursday, December 31 – Greater Western New York Film Critics Association Awards

 


JANUARY 2021

Monday, January 4 –North Carolina Film Critics Association Awards
Monday, January 4 – Alliance of Women Film Journalist
Wednesday, January 6 – Oklahoma Film Critics
Friday, January 9  – National Society of Film Critics
Saturday, January 9 – National Society of Film Critics Awards
Monday, January 11 — Gotham Independent Film Awards
Monday, January 11 – San Diego Film Critics Society
Friday, January 15 – Seatle Film Critics Society
Saturday, January 16 – WGA Nominations
Saturday, January 16 – International Documentary Association
Sunday, January 17 – St. Louis Film Critics Association
Sunday, January 18 – San Fransico Bay Area Film Critics
Friday, January 24 – Kansas City Film Critics Circle
Monday, January 25 – AFI honors announced
Tuesday, January 26 – Film Independent Spirit Awards Nominations Announced
Tuesday, January 26 – National Board of Review Winners Announced


FEBRUARY 2021

Monday, February 1 – Satellite Nominations
Wednesday, February 3 – Golden Globe Nominations
Sunday, February 7 – London Film Critics Awards
Sunday, February 7 – Toronto Film Critics Circle Awards
Sunday, February 8 – Critics’ Choice Film + TV Nominations
Monday, February 8 – Washington DC Area Film Critics
Tuesday, February 9 – Oscar Shortlists Announced
Wednesday, February 10 – Dallas Ft. Worth Film Critics Association Awards
Thursday, February 11 – Dorian Awards Nominations
Monday, February 15 – Seattle Film Critics Society
Monday, February 16 – Writers Guild of America Nominations
Thursday, February 19 – Nevada Film Critics Society
Monday, February 22 – Vancouver Film Critics Circle
Thursday, February 25 – Palm Springs International Film Festival Gala
Friday, February 26 – American Film Institute Awards
Sunday, February 28 — Golden Globe Awards

MARCH 2021

Monday, March 1 – Motion Picture Sound Editors’ Golden Reel Nominations
Tuesday, March 2 – Cinema Audio Society Nominations
Wednesday, March 3 — Annie Awards Nominations
Friday, March 5 – Hollywood Critics Association Awards
Sunday, March 7 – Critics Choice Awards
Monday, March 8 – Producer Guild of America Nominations
Monday, March 8 – Visual Effects Society Nominations
Tuesday, March 9 – American Society of Cinematographers Nominations
Tuesday, March 9 –Directors Guild of America Film Nominations
Friday, March 12 – Detroit Film Critics Society
Sunday, March 14 –Screen Actors Guild Awards
Monday, March 15 – Academy Award Nominations
Monday, March 21 – Writer Guild of America
Thursday, March 24 – Producers Guild of America Awards


APRIL 2021

Sunday, April 4 – Screen Actors Guild Nominations
Tuesday, April 6 –Visual Effects Society Awards
Wednesday, April 7 – African American Film Critics Associaton
Saturday, April 10 – Directors Guild of America Awards
Saturday, April 10 — Art Directors Guild Awards
Sunday, April 11 – BAFTAs
April 13 – Costume Designer Guilds Awards
Friday, April 16 — Annie Awards
Saturday, April 17 – Cinema Audio Society Awards
Sunday, April 18 – American Cinema Editor Awards
Sunday, April 18 – Golden Reel Awards
Sunday, April 18 – American Society of Cinematographers Nominations
Sunday, April 18 – Motion Picture Sound Editors’ Golden Reel Awards
Saturday, April 24 — Film Independent Spirit Awards
Sunday, April 25 – 93rd Academy Awards


MAY 2021

Tuesday, May 11 – BRIT Awards


Tag Cloud

RT21 24 frames ratings anime cancelled TV shows films Country PaleyFest Comedy historical drama facebook New York Comic Con Marathons sag awards comedies A&E 21st Century Fox boxoffice series social media chucky Lionsgate Action disaster Apple Video Games spanish CMT superman indie name the review sequel hollywood theme song lord of the rings revenge Lucasfilm National Geographic Peacock what to watch MSNBC space toronto AMC VOD LGBTQ TCA Heroines golden globe awards politics Anna Paquin Stephen King superhero Adult Swim Lifetime Tarantino Toys Sony Pictures psycho spinoff TBS Warner Bros. remakes Masterpiece archives Pet Sematary Comics on TV Podcast ESPN Hulu TNT Marvel Studios APB Netflix TV renewals TIFF singing competition football HBO Max parents Mystery Superheroe ghosts Wes Anderson The CW pirates of the caribbean WGN dceu The Walking Dead GIFs stand-up comedy Turner rt archives science fiction Mary Poppins Returns cartoon 20th Century Fox movies Cartoon Network Universal Hear Us Out Super Bowl latino Sneak Peek video on demand hist Animation 2018 Sundance TV police drama spain australia Biopics CBS OneApp Amazon Prime Video diversity high school Red Carpet DC Comics Image Comics directors 2020 olympics Winners DirecTV obituary documentaries VH1 italian Ellie Kemper nfl reviews rotten movies we love spanish language legend documentary natural history finale target worst movies crime drama Nat Geo PBS stoner spider-man aapi BET Awards Chilling Adventures of Sabrina anthology Rock Marvel Television king arthur The Academy Schedule scary movies razzies laika Syfy twilight TCA Winter 2020 Arrowverse Baby Yoda Food Network halloween dramedy monster movies Star Wars Chernobyl sports HBO Academy Awards trailers wonder woman jurassic park TLC indiana jones Hallmark Christmas movies concert die hard supernatural comic books YouTube Premium television Awards Tour 4/20 binge Classic Film quibi aliens dogs know your critic Summer screen actors guild GoT FX on Hulu ViacomCBS DC Universe Starz medical drama Western children's TV festival Endgame animated American Society of Cinematographers heist movie 71st Emmy Awards dragons ABC Broadway ID Thanksgiving Showtime Pop Musicals slashers cancelled satire San Diego Comic-Con Bravo adenture french Disney Channel classics Crackle Television Critics Association dark Trivia Sci-Fi cops President discovery The Walt Disney Company stop motion Crunchyroll Travel Channel best blockbusters Ovation SundanceTV Walt Disney Pictures BAFTA Comic Book hidden camera serial killer Vudu Trailer X-Men Musical reboot zero dark thirty scene in color Nickelodeon TV One christmas movies batman Music free movies Christmas comics TV movies First Reviews FXX Apple TV Plus 2021 black breaking bad Epix zombies versus Infographic streaming book adaptation Binge Guide TCM E! ABC Family See It Skip It comic LGBT new york asian-american Awards canceled Netflix Christmas movies women screenings Paramount Plus Certified Fresh 1990s child's play technology Creative Arts Emmys Paramount Network suspense Rom-Com 45 Film Quiz Family green book Acorn TV Character Guide transformers Reality festivals new zealand Rocketman Spectrum Originals 2016 Tomatazos Cannes crossover CW Seed TCA 2017 Marvel docuseries Year in Review First Look Amazon political drama crime thriller cancelled TV series Valentine's Day casting popular Brie Larson strong female leads mission: impossible Pirates BBC One mutant award winner independent venice Elton John Women's History Month teaser RT History TCA Awards Disney+ Disney Plus franchise A24 unscripted Polls and Games vampires DGA Watching Series king kong USA CNN IFC CBS All Access Shudder HBO Go true crime live action thriller Pixar Interview rotten Spike Disney game of thrones docudrama Premiere Dates FX Martial Arts Fox News Mary poppins Film Festival composers GLAAD dc 78th Annual Golden Globe Awards cats SXSW Pop TV Tumblr sitcom Esquire FOX a nightmare on elm street rom-coms Alien Calendar 2019 hispanic 007 Spring TV Freeform news TV Logo video Kids & Family Black History Month Emmys The Arrangement Cosplay Black Mirror YouTube godzilla Opinion comiccon crime Paramount based on movie History kids werewolf harry potter 2017 Amazon Prime USA Network Comedy Central MTV basketball Mudbound Superheroes blockbuster telelvision critics Amazon Studios NBC game show TruTV justice league renewed TV shows Lifetime Christmas movies south america WarnerMedia IFC Films movie Fox Searchlight Election romantic comedy zombie worst Grammys Set visit NYCC Winter TV Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt doctor who Extras Pacific Islander Sundance foreign ABC Signature emmy awards blaxploitation Avengers deadpool E3 Fantasy Holiday streaming movies all-time cinemax cancelled television sequels universal monsters witnail saw Ghostbusters Star Trek Britbox Legendary jamie lee curtis prank Reality Competition Comic-Con@Home 2021 ITV Holidays joker Captain marvel japan Dark Horse Comics criterion Discovery Channel PlayStation mockumentary DC streaming service cooking james bond Best and Worst miniseries Box Office MCU 72 Emmy Awards book tv talk Writers Guild of America Exclusive Video Oscars fresh cults Disney streaming service travel Nominations Pride Month BBC America romance international 93rd Oscars halloween tv spy thriller fast and furious adventure The Witch toy story El Rey Apple TV+ war Photos Turner Classic Movies kaiju Horror marvel cinematic universe Trophy Talk nature Fall TV Disney Plus Drama elevated horror Funimation Countdown Teen adaptation TV Land Mary Tyler Moore Columbia Pictures Television Academy SDCC Hallmark richard e. Grant Tokyo Olympics Tubi YouTube Red NBA BBC psychological thriller cars golden globes Emmy Nominations Mindy Kaling Rocky YA BET OWN 99% Shondaland 90s period drama new star wars movies kong 2015 scorecard biography canceled TV shows Song of Ice and Fire Sundance Now robots boxing japanese The Purge nbcuniversal VICE talk show