Sun. Sep 27th, 2020

2021 Critics’ Choice Awards moves to March

Following suit with the Oscars and BAFTAs, the Critics’ Choice Awards, celebrating the best in film and television by hundreds of critics around the US, has moved their ceremony down the field, landing on March 7, 2021.

“Now more than ever, people are turning to film and television as a source of comfort, as a means of education, and as a way to connect,” Critics Choice Association CEO Joey Berlin said. “With the revised timeline, we are looking forward to celebrating all of the brilliant new work created during this extended season.”

2020/2021 Awards Calendar

Key dates are as followed:

Television Awards Timeline 

November 2, 2020 – Submissions Open
January 4, 2021 – NomComs begin consideration
January 15, 2021 – NomComs render recommendations
January 18, 2021 – Critics Choice Awards TV nominations announced
March 4, 2021 – Final ballots go out to CCA TV Branch members
March 5, 2021 – Deadline for returning final ballots

Film Awards Timeline

February 1, 2021 – Nominating ballots go out to CCA Film Branch members
February 5, 2021 – Deadline for returning nominating ballots
February 7, 2021 – Critics Choice Awards Film nominations announced
March 4, 2021 – Final ballots go out to CCA Film Branch members
March 5, 2021 – Deadline for returning final ballots

The 26th Critics’ Choice Awards is still be set as live event at the Barker Hanger in Santa Monica, “health considerations permitting,” the group said in a statement on Thursday.

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