American Cinema Editors Announce 2021 Awards Calendar

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American Cinema Editors announced its 2021 awards schedule with the Eddies slated for Sunday, April 18. Presentation details are not yet confirmed.

The organization also added a new category, "animation non-theatrical," which covers animated series or other animated programs that go directly to broadcast or streaming services. A theatrical feature animation category was added to the Eddies lineup in 2010.

Reflecting changes to the awards season calendar driven by the novel coronavirus pandemic, this year's Eddies feature-film eligibility period is Jan. 1, 2020–Feb. 28, 2021. TV eligibility runs Nov. 2, 2019–Jan. 1, 2020.

The complete schedule follows:

Nov. 2 - Submissions for nominations begin

Feb. 12, 2021 - Submissions for nominations end

Feb. 19 - Nominations ballots sent

March 8 - Nominations ballots due

March 11 - Nominations announced

March 19 - Final ballots sent

March 19–March 26 - Online Blue Ribbon screening

March 26 - Final ballots closed

April 18 - Awards presented