36th ASC Awards

Timeline of Events



September 20 (Week of)
36th Awards Key Dates Press Release


October 1
Student Awards Submissions Open (Schools only)

 October 4 (Week of)
Feature Film Submissions Open
TV Submissions Opens 

October 31
Student Awards Eligibility Period Ends (Eligibility Period - Graduated 2020 or 2021; 2019 Graduates who were unable to submit due to the pandemic may also be
eligible pending ASC approval)  


November 15
Student Awards Entries Due (Schools submit)

November 30
TV Awards Eligibility Period Ends (January 1, 2021 – November 30, 2021) 


December 1
Student Awards Judging Opens 

December 13
Feature Film Submissions Due
TV Submissions Due 
Spotlight Submissions Due (ASC members ONLY submit)
Documentary Submissions Due (ASC members ONLY submit) 

December 15
TV Nomination Voting Begins

December 31
Features Eligibility Period Ends (March 1, 2021 – December 31, 2021)
Spotlight Eligibility Period Ends (March 1, 2021 – December 31, 2021)
Documentary Eligibility Period Ends (December 2020 – December 31, 2021)



January 10 (Week of)            
Feature Film Nomination Balloting Begins

January 15
Documentary Nomination Judging (Committee)

January 18
Student Awards Judging Ends 

January 22
Spotlight Award Nomination Judging (Committee)

January 24 (Noon)
Feature and TV Nomination Voting Closes 

January 25
Nomination Announcements – All categories


February 1
Final Voting Opens

February 26
Student Awards (Winners announced)
Press Release & Virtual Event (TBD)


March 17
Finals Voting Ends – All categories 

March TBD
Nominees Dinner

March 20
36th Annual ASC Awards (Winners announced)
Virtual Event
Live Event (TBD)

* Due to the global pandemic and changing public health mandates, all rules,
eligibility and 
dates are subject to change.  

Note: This schedule will be updated periodically, so check this page
again for the latest information.