Friday, December 2, 2022

Awards Calendar – The 2020-2021 Awards Season

By Matt NegliaWill Mavity 

It’s that time! With the Thanksgiving holiday right around the corner, it is time to look at one of the most exciting phases of awards season: the precursors! This year, we have a long road ahead of us with a lot of uncertainty as to when many critics groups will be announcing due to the elongated eligibility period for this year’s Academy Awards. We will do our best to stay on top of all important dates this year as we go so please make sure to come back and check this page as updates are made.

​Take a look below at all of the dates for the 2020-2021 awards season and mark your calendars!

DECEMBER
December 1 – Sunset Circle Awards
December 8 –
 European Film Awards
December 13 – Boston Society of Film Critics Awards (BSFC)
December 15 – Indiana Film Journalists Association Nominations (IFJA)
December 17 – Florida Film Critics Circle Nominations (FFCC)
December 18 – New York Film Critics Circle (NYFCC)
December 18 – Chicago Film Critics Association Nominations (CFCA)
December 19 – Boston Online Film Critics Association (BOFCA)
December 20 – Los Angeles Film Critics Association (LAFCA)
December 21 – Chicago Film Critics Association Awards (CFCA)
December 21 – Florida Film Critics Circle (
FFCC)
December 21 –
 Indiana Film Journalists Association (IFJA)
December 21 – Greater Western New York Film Critics Association Nominations (
GWNYFCA)
December 21 – Music City Film Critics Association (MCFCA) Nominations
December 28 – Chicago Indie Critics Nominations (CIC)
December 28 – North Carolina Film Critics Association Nominations (NCFCA)
December 31 – Greater Western New York Film Critics Association (GWNYFCA)

JANUARY
January 2 – Chicago Indie Critics (CIC)
January 4 –
North Carolina Film Critics Association Awards (NCFCA)
January 4 – Alliance Of Women Film Journalists (
AWFJ)
January 6 – Oklahoma Film Critics Circle (
OFCC)
January 7 – Columbus Film Critics Association (COFCA)
January 8 – San Diego Film Critics Society Nominations (
SDFCS)
January 8 – North Dakota Film Society Nominations (NDFS)

January 9 – National Society Of Film Critics (NSFC)
January 10 – Critics Choice Super Awards (CCA)
January 10 – St. Louis Film Critics Association Nominations (StLFCA)
January 11 – Gotham Awards (IFP)
January 11 – Music City Film Critics Association (MCFCA)
January 11 – San Diego Film Critics Society (SDFCS)
January 12 – London Film Critics Circle Nominations (LFCC)
January 13 – Houston Film Critics Society Nominations (HFCS)
January 14 – Hawaii Film Critics Society (HFCS)
January 15 – North Dakota Film Society (NDFS)

January 16 – International Documentary Association (IDA)
January 17 – St. Louis Film Critics Association (StLFCA)
January 17 – Philadelphia Film Critics Circle (PFCC)
January 17 – Hollywood Music In Media Awards Nominations (HMMA)

January 18 – San Francisco Bay Area Film Critics Circle (SFBAFCC)
January 18 – Houston Film Critics Society (HFCS)
January 18 – Denver Film Critics Society (
DFCS)
January 19 – Online Film Critics Society Nominations (
OFCS)
January 24 – Kansas City Film Critics Circle (KCFCC)
January 25 – AFI Top 10 Announcement
January 25 – Online Film Critics Society (OFCS)
​January 26 – North Texas Film Critics Association (NTFCA)
January 26 – National Board Of Review (NBR)
January 26 – Film Independent Spirit Award Nominations (SPIRIT)
​January 26 – USC Scripter Nominations (USC)
January 26 – New York Film Critics Online (NYFCO)
January 27 – Hollywood Music In Media Awards (HMMA)

FEBRUARY
February 1 – Satellite Nominations (IPA)
February 1 – Atlanta Film Critics Circle (AFCC)
February 2 – Hollywood Critics Association Nominations (HCA)
February 3 – Golden Globe Nominations (HFPA)
February 4 – SAG Nominations (SAG)
February 6 – Washington DC Area Film Critics Nominations (WAFCA)
February 7 – London Film Critics Circle (LFCC)
February 7 – Toronto Film Critics Association (
TFCA)
February 8 – Critics Choice Association Nominations (CCA)

February 8 – Washington DC Area Film Critics (WAFCA)
February 8 – Seattle Film Critics Society Nominations (SFCS
February 9 – Oscar Shortlists Announced
February 10 – Dallas Fort-Worth Film Critics Association (DFWCA)
February 11 – Dorian Award Nominations (GALECA)
February 15 – Seattle Film Critics Society (SFCS) 
February 15 – Satellite Awards (IPA)

February 16 – Writers Guild Of America Nominations (WGA)
February 18 – Makeup & Hair Stylists Guild Nominations (MUAHS)
February 19 – Nevada Film Critics Society (NFCS)
February 19 – Vancouver Film Critics Circle Nominations (VFCC)
February 22 – Southern Eastern Film Critics Association (SEFCA)
February 22 – Vancouver Film Critics Circle (VFCC)

February 25 – Art Directors Guild Nominations (ADG)
February 26 – AFI Awards
February 28 – Golden Globe Awards (HFPA)

MARCH
March 1 – Golden Reel Award Nominations (MPSE)
March 1 – Online Association of Female Film Critics Nominations (OAFFC)
March 2 – Cinema Audio Society Nominations (CAS)
March 2 – Phoenix Film Critics Society (PFCS)
March 2 – Visual Effects Society 
Nominations (VES)
March 3 – Annie Award Nominations
March 4 – Costume Designers Guild Nominations (CDG)
March 4 – Online Association of Female Film Critics (OAFFC)
March 5 – Oscar Nomination Voting Begins
March 5 – Hollywood Critics Association (HCA)
March 7 – Critics Choice Awards (CCA)
March 7 – Australian Academy of Cinema & Television Arts (AACTA)
March 8 – Producers Guild of America Nominations (PGA)
March 9 – EE British Academy Film Award Nominations (BAFTA)
March 9 – Directors Guild of America Nominations (DGA)

March 9 – American Society of Cinematographers Nominations (ASC)
March 9 – Cinema Eye Honors Awards (CEHA)
March 10 – Oscar Nomination Voting Ends
March 11 – American Cinema Editors Nominations (ACE)
March 12 – Detroit Film Critics Society Nominations (DFCS)
March 12 – 
Georgia Film Critics Association (GFCA)
March 12 – Austin Film Critics Association Nominations (AFCA)
​March 13 – USC Scripter Award (USC)

March 14 – Detroit Film Critics Society (DFCS)
March 15 – Oscar Nominations (AMPAS)
March 18 – Phoenix Critics Circle (PCC)
​March 19 – Austin Film Critics Association (AFCA)
March 21 – Writers Guild of America Awards (WGA)
March 24 – Producers Guild of America Awards (PGA)
March 27 – NAACP Image Awards (NAACP)
​March 28 – AARP Movies For Grownups Awards (AARP)
March 31 – Set Decorators Society of America 
(SDSA)

APRIL
April 3 – Makeup & Hair Stylists Guild (MUAHS)
April 4 – 
Screen Actors Guild Awards (SAG)
April 6 – Visual Effects Society Awards (VES)
April 7 – African-American Film Critics Association Awards (AAFCA)
April 10 – Art Directors Guild Awards (ADG)
April 10 – Directors Guild of America Awards (DGA)
April 11 – EE British Academy Film Awards (BAFTA)
April 11 – Black Reel Awards (BRAs)
April 13 – Costume Designers Guild Awards (CDG)
April 15 – Final Oscar Voting Begins
April 16 – Annie Awards
April 17 – Cinema Audio Society Awards (CAS)
April 17 – American Cinema Editors Awards (ACE)
April 18 – American Society of Cinematographers Awards (ASC)
April 18 – Golden Reel Awards (MPSE)
April 18 – Dorian Awards (GALECA)

April 20 – Final Oscar Voting Ends
April 22 – Film Independent Spirit Awards (SPIRIT)
April 25 – Academy Awards (AMPAS)

This page is subject to change as the season progresses. If you know of an upcoming date, please don’t hesitate to contact Matt Neglia and let him know. As always, we’ll be here to provide the necessary coverage you need to stay on top of anything and everything awards season!

You can follow Matt & Will and hear more of his thoughts on the Oscars & Film on Twitter at @NextBestPicture@mavericksmovies

Matt Neglia
Matt Negliahttps://nextbestpicture.com/
Obsessed about the Oscars, Criterion Collection and all things film 24/7. Critics Choice Member.

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