2021 Oscars calendar: Nominations voting from March 5 to March 10, ceremony on April 25

All the key award season calendar dates are detailed below. Winners events are in gold while nomination announcements are italicized.

Academy members begin casting their Oscar nominations ballots on March 5 and have until March 10 to submit them online. At just six days, this is tied for the least amount of time given to Academy Awards voters to make their picks for best pic at the  as well as their favorite achievements in their respective branches.

More than a month before this balloting begins, the actors unveiled their slate of contenders. The writers as well as the makeup artists and hairstylists weighed in several weeks in advance while the art directors revealed their roster the week before. The costume designers, sound editors and sound mixers will be heard from on the eve of Oscar nominations balloting. The cinematographers, directors, producers and visual effects wizards chime in during voting. And the film editors reveal who made the cut with them the day after Oscar nominations voting ends.

March 1 – MPSE Awards: Nominations AnnouncedMarch 1 – BAFTA Awards: Round 2 Voting ClosesMarch 1 – MPSE Awards: Final Voting Opens

March 2 – CAS Awards: Nominations AnnouncedMarch 2 – VES Awards: Nominations Announced

March 3 – Annie Awards: Nominations Announced

March 4 – CDG Awards: Nominations Announced

March 5 – Oscars: Nominations Voting OpensMarch 5 – MUAHS Awards: Final Voting OpensMarch 5 – WGA Awards: Final Voting Opens

March 7 – Critics Choice AwardsMarch 7 – DGA Awards: Nominations Voting ClosesMarch 7 – PGA Awards: Film Nominations Voting Closes

March 8  – PGA Awards: Nominations AnnouncedMarch 8  – ACE Awards: Nominations Voting ClosesMarch 8 – PGA Awards: Final Voting Opens

March 9 – ASC Awards: Nominations AnnouncedMarch 9 – BAFTA Awards: Nominations AnnouncedMarch 9 – DGA Awards: Nominations AnnouncedMarch 9 – DGA Awards: Final Voting Opens

March 10 – Oscars: Nominations Voting Closes

March 11 – ACE Awards: Nominations AnnouncedMarch 11 – ADG Awards: Final Voting Opens

March 15 – Oscars: Nominations Announced

March 17 – CDG Awards: Final Voting OpensMarch 17 – VES Awards: Final Voting Opens

March 18 – MUAHS Awards: Final Voting Closes

March 19  – ACE Awards: Final Voting OpensMarch 19 – PGA Awards: Final Voting Closes

March 21 – WGA Awards

March 24 – PGA AwardsMarch 24 – CAS Awards: Final Voting Opens

March 25 – BAFTA Awards: Final Voting Opens

March 26 – ACE Awards: Final Voting Closes

March 29 – Annie Awards: Final Voting OpensMarch 29 – CDG Awards: Final Voting ClosesMarch 29 – VES Awards: Final Voting Closes

March 30 – SAG Awards: Final Voting Closes

April 3 – MUAHS Awards

April 4 – SAG Awards

April 6 – VES AwardsApril 6 – CAS Awards: Final Voting Closes

April 7 – ADG Awards: Final Voting ClosesApril 7 – BAFTA Awards: Final Voting Closes

April 9 – Annie Awards: Final Voting ClosesApril 9 – DGA Awards: Final Voting Closes

April 10 – ADG AwardsApril 10 – DGA Awards

April 11 – BAFTA Awards

April 12 – MPSE Awards: Final Voting Ends

April 13 – CDG Awards

April 15 – Oscars: Final Voting Opens

April 16 – Annie AwardsApril 16 – MPSE Awards

April 17 – CAS Awards

April 18 – ACE Awards

April 20 – Oscars: Final Voting Closes

April 22 – Independent Spirit Awards

April 25 – Oscars

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