2021 Oscars Predictions: All Awards Categories

Clayton Davis
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Variety's Awards Circuit is home to the official predictions for the upcoming Oscars from Film Awards Editor Clayton Davis. Following Academy Awards history, buzz, news, reviews and sources, the Oscar predictions are updated regularly with the current year's contenders in all categories. Variety's Awards Circuit Prediction schedule consists of four phases, running all year long: Draft, Pre-Season, Regular Season and Post Season. Eligibility calendar and dates of awards will determine how long each phase lasts and will be displayed next to revision date.

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UPDATED: Jan. 21, 2021

Oscar predictions have been updated in all categories including best picture, director, actor, actress, supporting actor and supporting actress. The first full set of predictions for the Screen Actors Guild awards have also been revealed including the undervalued stunt ensemble, along with the very-telling cast ensemble and the acting categories. The first forecasts for the Golden Globes are also updated in the split categories for drama, comedy, foreign language and animated. All links to each category rankings pages are below.

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The Academy Awards, better known as the Oscars is Hollywood’s most prestigious artistic award in the film industry. Since 1927, nominees and winners are selected by members of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS). 17 branches are represented within the near 10,000 person membership. The branches are actors, associates, casting directors, cinematographers, costume designers, directors, documentary, executives, film editors, makeup and hairstylists, marketing and public relations, members-at-large, members-at-large (artists’ representatives), music, producers, production design, short films and feature animation, sound, visual effects and writers.

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