73rd  DGA Awards


73rd Annual DGA Awards Entry Forms

Click the buttons below to access eligibility requirements and the entry forms for each DGA Award category.


   

Films produced under the DGA Basic Agreement with a planned, scheduled, or actual theatrical release during the period of January 1, 2020 through February 28, 2021 do not need to be entered. They are automatically included by the Guild for Theatrical Feature Film Submission. Theatrical Films not produced under the DGA Basic Agreement remain eligible provided the Director of the Film completes an entry form.

  • For Non-DGA films with a planned, scheduled, or actual theatrical release during the period of January 1 through December 31, 2020, the deadline is Thursday, January 7, 2021.

  • For Non-DGA films with a planned, scheduled, or actual theatrical release during the period of January 1 through February 28, 2021, the deadline is Monday, February 1, 2021.

  • For First-Time Theatrical Feature Film Director entries with a planned, scheduled, or actual theatrical release during the period of January 1 through December 31, 2020, the deadline is Thursday, January 7, 2021.

  • For First-Time Theatrical Feature Film Director entries with a planned, scheduled, or actual theatrical release during the period of January 1 through February 28, 2021, the deadline is Monday, February 1, 2021.

Television & Commercials Entry Forms

  Children's Programming Comedy Series
  Commercials Dramatic Series
  Movies for TV & Limited Series Reality Series
  Variety/Talk/News/Sports Series Variety/Talk/News/Sports Specials

The deadline for all Television and Commercials entries is
Monday, February 1, 2021.



   
  • For Documentary entries with a planned, scheduled, or actual theatrical release during the period of January 1 through December 31, 2020, the deadline is Thursday, January 7, 2021.

  • For Documentary entries with a planned, scheduled, or actual theatrical release during the period of January 1 through February 28, 2021, the deadline is Monday, February 1, 2021.

Complete DGA Awards Schedule:


THEATRICAL FEATURE FILM AWARD


Films produced under the DGA Basic Agreement with a planned, scheduled, or actual theatrical release during the period of January 1, 2020 through February 28, 2021 do not need to be entered. They are automatically included by the Guild for Theatrical Feature Film Submission.  Theatrical Films not produced under the DGA Basic Agreement remain eligible provided the Director of the Film completes an entry form. The entry form will be available on Tuesday December 1st and must be returned by the following deadlines.


For films  with a planned, scheduled, or actual theatrical release during the period of January 1 through December 31, 2020, the deadline is:


Thursday, January 7, 2021 


For films  with a planned, scheduled, or actual theatrical release during the period of January 1 through February 28, 2021, the deadline is:


Monday, February 1, 2021 

Online voting for Theatrical Feature Film Nominations opens

Wednesday, February 17, 2021

Deadline to vote online for Theatrical Feature Film Nominations

Monday, March 8, 2021

Announce Five Theatrical Feature Film Nominees

Tuesday, March 9, 2021

Membership Screenings (or Streaming) of Five Nominated Theatrical Feature Films  March 15-March 19, 2021 

Online voting for Theatrical Feature Film Award opens

Tuesday, March 9, 2021

Deadline to vote online for Theatrical Feature Film Award

Friday, April 9, 2021


TELEVISION AWARDS


Entry Forms for TV & Commercials available online

Tuesday, December 1, 2020

For Television entries broadcast during the period of January 1, 2020 through February 28, 2021, the deadline is:

Monday, February 1, 2021

Online voting for Television Nominations opens

Friday, February 19, 2021

Deadline to vote online for Television Nominations

Friday, March 5, 2021

Announce All Television and Commercials Nominees

Monday, March 8, 2021


FIRST-TIME THEATRICAL FEATURE FILM DIRECTOR AWARD


Entry Forms for First-Time Theatrical Feature Film Director available online

Tuesday, December 1, 2020


For First-Time Theatrical Feature Film Director entries with a planned, scheduled, or actual theatrical release during the period of January 1 through December 31, 2020, the deadline is:


Thursday, January 7, 2021


For First-Time Theatrical Feature Film Director entries with a planned, scheduled, or actual theatrical release during the period of January 1 through February 28, 2021, the deadline is:


Monday, February 1, 2021


Announce Five First-Time Feature Film Director Nominees


Tuesday, March 9, 2021


DOCUMENTARY AWARD


Entry Form for Documentary available online

Tuesday, December 1, 2020


For Documentary entries with a planned, scheduled, or actual theatrical release during the period of January 1 through December 31, 2020, the deadline is:


Thursday, January 7, 2021


For Documentary entries with a planned, scheduled, or actual theatrical release during the period of January 1 through February 28, 2021, the deadline is:


Monday, February 1, 2021


Announce Documentary Nominees


Monday, March 8, 2021


73rd ANNUAL AWARDS DINNER


DGA Awards Ceremony

Saturday, April 10, 2021


 
Contact
For general information:

DGA Awards Office
310-289-2038
Awards@dga.org

For press inquiries:

Lily Bedrossian, Director of Media Relations
(310) 289-5334
lbedrossian@dga.org
2021 Awards Schedule

The Guild announced the schedule of key dates for the 73rd Annual DGA Awards which will take place on Saturday, April 10, 2021.

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72nd Annual DGA Awards Winners

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Press Releases
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