Oscars, Golden Globes and More: Everything You Need to Know About the 2020-2021 Awards Season
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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.

This year has seen movie theaters around the world close their doors due to the coronavirus pandemic -- with studios repeatedly pushing release dates and film festivals scrapping plans or moving online -- prompting awards bodies to postpone their respective telecasts and adjust eligibility rules to account for continued uncertainty.

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.

Golden Globes

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

The ceremony:

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

SAG Awards

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The 27th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards moved from January to March, with eligibility extended by two months.

Nominations: To be announced Feb. 4, 2021

The ceremony:

When: March 14, 2021 at 5 p.m. PT/8 p.m. ET on TNT and TBS

Where: TBA

BAFTA Awards

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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 24, 2021

Where: TBA

Host: TBA

The Oscars

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The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences postponed the 93rd annual Oscars by two months, with its eligibility window extended to Feb. 28.

When: April 25, 2021

Where: Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, California


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

Full Calendar


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 2021

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 2021

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


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