DGA Announces 2018 Awards Schedule

Awards Schedule Art 2014

May 22, 2017

Los Angeles – The Directors Guild of America (DGA) today announced the schedule of key dates for the 70th Annual DGA Awards, which will take place on Saturday, February 3, 2018 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills.

Feature Film and First-Time Feature Film nominees will be announced on January 11, 2018 and Television, Commercial, and Documentary nominees will be announced on January 10, 2018.

DGA members will be able to vote online between November 29, 2017 – January 10, 2018 for Feature Film Nominations; between December 11, 2017 – January 8, 2018 for Television Nominations in five categories; and between January 11, 2018 – February 2, 2018 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.  

BMW is returning for the fifth year as the Exclusive Automotive Sponsor of the 70th Annual DGA Awards. 


Complete DGA Awards Schedule:


FEATURE FILM AWARD


Online voting for Feature Film Nominations opens

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

Deadline to vote online for Feature Film Nominations

Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Announce Five Feature Film Nominees

Thursday, January 11, 2018

Online voting for Feature Film Award opens

Thursday, January 11, 2018

Membership Screening of Five Nominated Feature Films

Mon-Fri, January 15-19, 2018

Deadline to vote online for Feature Film Award

Friday, February 2, 2018


TELEVISION AWARDS


Entry Forms for TV & Commercials available online

Monday, October 2, 2017

Deadline for Submitting Television and Commercials entries

Friday, December 1, 2017

Online voting for Television Nominations opens

Monday, December 11, 2017

Deadline to vote online for Television Nominations

Monday, January 8, 2018

Announce All Television and Commercials Nominees

Wednesday, January 10, 2018


FIRST-TIME FEATURE FILM DIRECTOR AWARD


Entry Forms for First-Time Feature Film Director available online

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

Submission Deadlines:
 

For First-Time Feature Film Director entries with a theatrical release during the period of January 1 through September 30, 2017


Friday, October 6, 2017


For First-Time Feature Film Director entries with a theatrical release during the period of October 1 through December 31, 2017


Friday, November 10, 2017


Announce Five First-Time Feature Film Director Nominees


Thursday, January 11, 2018


DOCUMENTARY AWARD


Entry Form for Documentary available online

Wednesday, September 6, 2017

Submission Deadlines:  

For Documentary entries with a theatrical release or broadcast during the period of January 1 through September 30, 2017


Monday, October 2, 2017


For Documentary entries with a theatrical release or broadcast during the period of October 1 through December 31, 2017


Tuesday, October 31, 2017


Announce Documentary Nominees


Wednesday, January 10, 2018


70th ANNUAL AWARDS DINNER


Dinner Dinner Reservation Forms Available

Friday, December 1, 2017


Deadline for returning all Dinner Reservation Forms

Friday, January 26, 2018

DGA Awards Dinner at the Beverly Hilton Hotel

Saturday, February 3, 2018


 
About the DGA:

In the 81 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 nearly 17,000 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 Rolls-Royce 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, 152 BMW motorcycle retailers, 127 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.

Information about BMW products is available to consumers via the Internet at: www.bmwusa.com.

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Contact
Lily Bedrossian -
Director of Media Relations
(310) 289-5334
lbedrossian@dga.org