The Academy has released new Oscar dates for the 93rd edition. Due to the Covid-19 outbreak, films are not being released in theatres, so the period of time for Awards Eligibility has been extended.
Everything will shift two months forward.
Awards Eligibility has been extended from January 1st 2020 to February 28th 2021.
Shortlist Announcement will be on February 9th 2021.
The Nominations Announcement has shifted to March 15th 2021.
The Oscar Sunday will be on April 25th 2021.