The Oscars, Indie Spirits, and awards-positioning film festivals have changed their dates amid the coronavirus pandemic. See every altered date here.

By Joey Nolfi
Updated March 15, 2021 at 03:03 PM EDT
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As Hollywood slowly begins recovering from the coronavirus pandemic, the future of the awards race ahead remains uncertain. With modified quarantine initiatives, social distancing practices, and theater closures still in place around the country, voting bodies like the Oscars, Golden Globes, and awards-positioning festivals like Cannes have restructured both their eligibility requirements as well as the run-up dynamics for their respective ceremonies and premiere dates. But, EW has you covered with the below calendar highlighting all of the most significant awards season stops — from the Emmys and the Grammys to the Screen Actors Guild Awards and the Indie Spirits — set to take place throughout the coming months, and be sure to check back for updates as they roll in.

Emmy Awards; Academy Awards; Palme d'Or
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Canceled/postponed indefinitely due to coronavirus:

Tony Awards (Postponed until Broadway can reopen)

MARCH 2021

March 3: Annie Awards nominations announced

March 5-10: Oscar nominations voting

March 7: Critics Choice Awards (The ceremony usually takes place in mid-January, but was postponed in the wake of the pandemic)

March 11: ACE Eddie Awards nominations

March 21: Writers Guild of America Awards ceremony

March 24: Producers Guild of America Awards

APRIL 2021

April 4: Screen Actors Guild Awards ceremony (pushed back three months)

April 6: Visual Effects Society Awards ceremony

April 10: Art Directors Guild Awards ceremony

April 10: Directors Guild of America Awards ceremony

April 11: British Academy of Film and Television Arts awards ceremony (Shortly after the Academy announced it would shift the Oscars back by two months, the BAFTAs followed by moving their ceremony as well)

April 15-20th: Final Oscars voting window

April 16: Annie Awards ceremony

April 17: ACE Eddie Awards ceremony

April 22: Film Independent Spirit Awards ceremony (moved back two days).

April 25: Oscars ceremony (The 93rd Oscars were originally set to broadcast on Feb. 28, though the Academy extended its eligibility period into early 2021 and pushed back the ceremony by two months due to nation-wide theater closures and release alterations in the wake of COVID-19)

JULY 2021

July 6-17: Cannes Film Festival (moved back from its original May start date. See the full lineup that would've played at the 2020 festival)

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