69th DGA Awards Schedule

Awards Schedule Art 2014

July 28, 2016

Los Angeles – The Directors Guild of America (DGA) today announced the schedule of key dates for the 69th Annual DGA Awards, which will take place on Saturday, February 4, 2017 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, and will be chaired by DGA President Paris Barclay.

Feature Film and First-Time Feature Film nominees will be announced on January 12, 2017 and Television, Commercial, and Documentary nominees will be announced on January 11, 2017.

DGA members will be able to vote online between November 30, 2016 – January 9, 2017 for Feature Film Nominations; between December 12, 2016 – January 9, 2017 for Television Nominations in five categories; and between January 12, 2017 – February 3, 2017 for the Feature Film Award. All voting will continue to take place online. The DGA will also continue to allow Feature Film screeners to be distributed to members for Awards consideration. The complete schedule of key dates is included below.

As previously announced, BMW is returning for the fourth year as the Exclusive Automotive Sponsor of the 69th Annual DGA Awards.


Complete DGA Awards Schedule:


FEATURE FILM AWARD


Online voting for Feature Film Nominations opens

Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Deadline to vote online for Feature Film Nominations

Monday, January 9, 2017

Announce Five Feature Film Nominees

Thursday, January 12, 2017

Online voting for Feature Film Award opens

Thursday, January 12, 2017

Membership Screening of Five Nominated Feature Films

Mon-Fri, January 16-20, 2017

Deadline to vote online for Feature Film Award

Friday, February 3, 2017


TELEVISION AWARDS


Entry Forms for TV & Commercials available online

Monday, October 3, 2016

Deadline for Submitting Television and Commercials entries

Friday, December 2, 2016

Online voting for Television Nominations opens

Monday, December 12, 2016

Deadline to vote online for Television Nominations

Monday, January 9, 2017

Announce All Television and Commercials Nominees

Wednesday, January 11, 2017


FIRST-TIME FEATURE FILM DIRECTOR AWARD


Entry Forms for First-Time Feature Film Director available online

Tuesday, September 6, 2016

Submission Deadlines:
 

For First-Time Feature Film Director entries with a theatrical release during the period of January 1 through September 30, 2016


Friday, October 7, 2016


For First-Time Feature Film Director entries with a theatrical release during the period of October 1 through December 31, 2016


Friday, November 11, 2016


Announce Five First-Time Feature Film Director Nominees


Thursday, January 12, 2017


DOCUMENTARY AWARD


Entry Form for Documentary available online

Wednesday, September 7, 2016

Submission Deadlines:  

For Documentary entries with a theatrical release or broadcast during the period of January 1 through September 30, 2016


Monday, October 3, 2016


For Documentary entries with a theatrical release or broadcast during the period of October 1 through December 31, 2016


Tuesday, November 1, 2016


Announce Documentary Nominees


Wednesday, January 11, 2017


69th ANNUAL AWARDS DINNER


Deadline for returning all Dinner Reservation Forms

Friday, January 20, 2017

DGA Awards Dinner at the Beverly Hilton Hotel

Saturday, February 4, 2017


 
About the DGA:

In the 80 years since its founding in 1936, the DGA has fought for the economic and creative rights of its members; protected their ability to financially benefit from the reuse of their work; established strong pension and health plans; and established jurisdiction in new technologies and distribution platforms. Today we represent more than 16,000 directors and members of the directorial team working in film, television, commercials, new media and other audiovisual media.

About BMW Group In America:

BMW of North America, LLC has been present in the United States since 1975. Rolls-Royce Motor Cars NA, LLC began distributing vehicles in 2003. The BMW Group in the United States has grown to include marketing, sales, and financial service organizations for the BMW brand of motor vehicles, including motorcycles, the MINI brand, and the Rolls-Royce brand of Motor Cars; Designworks, a strategic design consultancy based in California; a technology office in Silicon Valley and various other operations throughout the country. BMW Manufacturing Co., LLC in South Carolina is part of BMW Group’s global manufacturing network and is the exclusive manufacturing plant for all X5 and X3 Sports Activity Vehicles and X6 and X4 Sports Activity Coupes. The BMW Group sales organization is represented in the U.S. through networks of 341 BMW passenger car and BMW Sports Activity Vehicle centers, 153 BMW motorcycle retailers, 126 MINI passenger car dealers, and 36 Rolls-Royce Motor Car dealers. BMW (US) Holding Corp., the BMW Group’s sales headquarters for North America, is located in Woodcliff Lake, New Jersey.

Journalist note: Information about BMW Group and its products in the USA is available to journalists on-line at www.bmwusanews.com.