DGA Announces 2019 Awards Schedule

Awards Schedule Art 2014

August 2, 2018

Los Angeles – The Directors Guild of America (DGA) today announced the schedule of key dates for the 71st Annual DGA Awards, which will take place on Saturday, February 2, 2019 at the Hollywood & Highland Center's Ray Dolby Ballroom in Hollywood.

Feature Film and First-Time Feature Film nominees will be announced on January 8, 2019 and Television, Commercial, and Documentary nominees will be announced on January 7, 2019.

DGA members will be able to vote online between November 26, 2018 – January 7, 2019 for Feature Film Nominations; between December 7, 2018 – January 4, 2019 for Television Nominations in five categories; and between January 8, 2019 – February 1, 2019 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.


Complete DGA Awards Schedule:


FEATURE FILM AWARD


Online voting for Feature Film Nominations opens

Monday, November 26, 2018

Deadline to vote online for Feature Film Nominations

Monday, January 7, 2019

Announce Five Feature Film Nominees

Tuesday, January 8, 2019

Online voting for Feature Film Award opens

Tuesday, January 8, 2019

Membership Screening of Five Nominated Feature Films

Mon-Fri, January 14-18, 2019

Deadline to vote online for Feature Film Award

Friday, February 1, 2019


TELEVISION AWARDS


Entry Forms for TV & Commercials available online

Friday, September 28, 2018

Deadline for Submitting Television and Commercials entries

Wednesday, November 28, 2018

Online voting for Television Nominations opens

Friday, December 7, 2018

Deadline to vote online for Television Nominations

Friday, January 4, 2019

Announce All Television and Commercials Nominees

Monday, January 7, 2019


FIRST-TIME FEATURE FILM DIRECTOR AWARD


Entry Forms for First-Time Feature Film Director available online

Tuesday, September 4, 2018

Submission Deadlines:
 

For First-Time Feature Film Director entries with a theatrical release during the period of January 1 through September 30, 2018


Friday, October 5, 2018


For First-Time Feature Film Director entries with a theatrical release during the period of October 1 through December 31, 2018


Friday, November 9, 2018


Announce Five First-Time Feature Film Director Nominees


Tuesday, January 8, 2019


DOCUMENTARY AWARD


Entry Form for Documentary available online

Wednesday, September 5, 2018

Submission Deadlines:  

For Documentary entries with a theatrical release or broadcast during the period of January 1 through September 30, 2018


Monday, October 1, 2018


For Documentary entries with a theatrical release or broadcast during the period of October 1 through December 31, 2018


Tuesday, October 30, 2018


Announce Documentary Nominees


Monday, January 7, 2019


71st ANNUAL AWARDS DINNER


Dinner Reservation Forms Available

Friday, November 30, 2018


Deadline for returning all Dinner Reservation Forms

Tuesday, January 22, 2019

DGA Awards Dinner
at Hollywood & Highland Center’s Ray Dolby Ballroom

Saturday, February 2, 2019


 
About the DGA:

In the eight decades 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 17,000 directors and members of the directorial team working in film, television, commercials, new media and other audiovisual media.

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