DGA Announces 2022 Awards Schedule

74th DGA Awards

August 18, 2021

Los Angeles – The Directors Guild of America (DGA) today announced the schedule of key dates for the 74th Annual DGA Awards, which will take place on Saturday, March 12, 2022.

Theatrical Feature Film and First-Time Feature Film nominees will be announced on Thursday, January 27, 2022 and Television, Commercial, and Documentary nominees will be announced on Wednesday, January 26, 2022.

DGA members will be able to vote online between December 15, 2021 – January 26, 2022 for Theatrical Feature Film Nominations; between December 15, 2021 – January 21, 2022 for Television Nominations in five categories; and between January 27, 2022 – March 11, 2022 for the Theatrical Feature Film Award. All voting will continue to take place online. The complete schedule of key dates is included below. ** Please Note Updated Entry Form Availability Dates as of 9/24/2021**


Complete DGA Awards Schedule:


THEATRICAL FILM AWARD


Entry Forms for DGA & Non DGA Films available online

Thu., Sep. 30, 2021

For films with a Planned, Scheduled, or Actual Theatrical Release during the period of March 1 through June 14, 2021, the deadline is:

Fri., Oct. 22, 2021 

All eligible films theatrically released during the period of June 15, 2021 through December 31, 2021 will be automatically entered by the DGA.

Online voting for Theatrical Feature Film Nominations opens

Wed., Dec. 15, 2021

Deadline to vote online for Theatrical Feature Film Nominations

Wed., Jan. 26, 2022

Announce Five Theatrical Feature Film Nominees

Thu., Jan. 27, 2022

Online voting for Theatrical Feature Film Award opens

Thu., Jan. 27, 2022

Membership Screenings of Nominated Theatrical Feature Films

Jan. 31 - Feb. 4, 2022

Deadline to vote online for Theatrical Feature Film Award

Fri., Mar. 11, 2022


TELEVISION AWARDS


Entry Forms for TV & Commercials available online

Thu., Sep. 30, 2021

Deadline for Submitting Television and Commercials entries

Wed., Dec. 1, 2021

Online voting for Television Nominations opens

Wed., Dec. 15, 2021

Deadline to vote online for Television Nominations

Fri., Jan. 21, 2022

Announce All Television and Commercials Nominees

Wed., Jan. 26, 2022


FIRST-TIME FEATURE FILM DIRECTOR AWARD


Entry Forms for First-Time Feature Film Director available online

Thu., Sep. 30, 2021

First-Time Feature Film Entry Forms and HD Link Submissions:

Deadline for First-Time Feature Film entries with a planned, scheduled, or actual theatrical release during the period of March 1, 2021 through June 14, 2021

Fri., Oct. 22, 2021

Deadline for First-Time Feature Film entries with a theatrical release during the period of June 15, 2021 through December 31, 2021

Mon., Nov. 8, 2021

Announce Five First-Time Feature Film Director Nominees

Thu., Jan. 27, 2022


DOCUMENTARY AWARD


Entry Form for Documentary available online

Thu., Sep. 30, 2021

Documentary Entry Forms and HD Link Submissions:

 

Deadline for Documentary entries with a theatrical release or broadcast during the period of March 1, 2021 through June 14, 2021

Fri., Oct. 22, 2021

Deadline for Documentary entries with a theatrical release or broadcast during the period of June 15, 2021 through December 31, 2021

Mon., Nov. 8, 2021

Announce Documentary Nominees

Wed., Jan. 26, 2022


74th ANNUAL DGA AWARDS


DGA Awards Ceremony

Saturday, March 12, 2022


 
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 18,000 directors and members of the directorial team working in film, television, commercials, new media and other audiovisual media.

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