71st Annual DGA Awards

Online Nominations are now open
for Television Categories and Feature Film.

DGA members, use the link on the right to begin voting.


Complete DGA Awards Schedule:

  • The Directors Guild of America (DGA) 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.

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


Online Voting

Nominations are now open for Television Categories and Feature Film for the 71st DGA Awards.

Contact
For General Information:

Please call the DGA Awards Office at:
310-289-2038, or email
awards@dga.org
For Press Inquiries:

Lily Bedrossian
Director of Media Relations
310-289-5334
lbedrossian@dga.org
Press Credential Application

Click above to download a Press Credential Application for the 2019 DGA Awards. The deadline to return the application is Friday, January 11, 2019.

DGA Announces Special Award Winners for 71st Annual DGA Awards

DGA President Thomas Schlamme announced that UPM Kathleen McGill and AD Mimi Deaton will be honored at the 71st Annual DGA Awards in recognition of their extraordinary contributions to the Guild.

FX Networks to Receive DGA Diversity Award

The award will be presented at the 71st Annual DGA Awards on Saturday, February 2, 2019 at the Hollywood & Highland Center’s Ray Dolby Ballroom.

Don Mischer to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award in Television

The prestigious honor will be presented at the 71st Annual DGA Awards on Saturday, February 2, 2019 at the Hollywood & Highland Center’s Ray Dolby Ballroom.

71st Annual DGA Awards Screeners FAQ

Answers to frequently asked questions about the DGA Awards screeners program.

Studio Screenings

Listed below are pre-nomination Academy consideration screenings open to DGA members. Admission is by DGA membership card only, which can only be used by the member, who may be accompanied by one guest. Please adhere to the guidelines set forth by each company. Your attendance at these screenings is subject to the RSVP instructions contained in the screening notice.