The Writers Guild of America will be handing out Valentine’s Day gifts to a handful of screenwriters next year, with simultaneous WGA Awards ceremonies taking place on Saturday, Feb 14 in Los Angeles and New York.
The two affiliated guilds, WGA, West and WGA, East, announced their awards timeline on Thursday, with television nominations to be announced on Dec. 4, theatrical nominations on Jan. 7 and videogame nominations on Jan. 12.
As usual, the WGA will be the last of the major guilds to announce their awards, following the Producers Guild (Jan. 24), Screen Actors Guild (Jan. 25) and Directors Guild (Feb. 7).
The WGA, West ceremony will take place at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza Hotel, while the WGA, East awards will be held at the Edison Ballroom.
Television-Radio-New Media Eligibility Period
Long Form, Episodic, Animation, Children’s and Short Form categories: First broadcast or exhibited between Dec. 1, 2013 and Nov. 30, 2014
Comedy/Variety, Quiz and Audience Participation, Documentary, Daytime Drama, News, Radio, and Promotion categories: First broadcast or exhibited between Oct. 1, 2013 and Sept. 30, 2014
Series Eligibility Period: First broadcast or exhibited between Dec. 1, 2013 and Nov. 30, 2014
Theatrical Screenplay Eligibility Period: Exhibited theatrically in Los Angeles for one week during 2014
Documentary Screenplay Eligibility Period: Exhibited theatrically in Los Angeles or New York for one week during 2014
Videogame Eligibility Period: Originally released between Dec. 1, 2013 and Nov. 30, 2014
Friday, Oct. 10: Deadline for submissions: Television-Radio-New Media and Paul Selvin
Friday, Oct. 10: Deadline for submissions: Drama, Comedy and New Series
Tuesday, Oct. 28: Preliminary Series online voting begins
Friday, Nov. 14: Deadline for submissions: Theatrical and Documentary Screenplays
Monday, Nov. 24: Deadline for submissions: Videogame Writing
Tueday, Nov. 25: Deadline for Preliminary Series online voting
Tueday, Dec. 2: Preliminary Screenplay online voting begins
Thu. Dec. 4: Television, New Media, Radio, News, Promotional Writing, and Graphic Animation Nominations Announced
Wednesday, Dec. 31: Theatrical eligibility period ends for Original, Adapted, and Documentary Screenplays
Monday, Jan. 5: Deadline for Preliminary Screenplay online voting
Wednesday, Jan. 7: Theatrical and Documentary Screenplay Nominations Announced
Thursday, Jan. 8: Final Screenplay and Series online voting begins
Monday, Jan. 12: Videogame Writing Nominations Announced
Thursday, Jan. 29: Deadline for Final Screenplay and Series online voting
Thursday, Feb. 5: Deadline for reservations, sponsorships, and ticket sales for 2015 Writers Guild Awards
Thursday, Feb. 5: Beyond Words — Writers Guild Award-nominated screenwriters panel — Writers Guild Theater, Beverly Hills
Sat. Feb. 14: 2015 WRITERS GUILD AWARDS (67th Annual)
Los Angeles: Hyatt Regency Century Plaza Hotel
New York: Edison Ballroom