DGA Sets Timetable for 2017 Awards

Nominations in all categories will be announced on Jan. 11 and 12

Last Updated: July 28, 2016 @ 12:34 PM

The Directors Guild of America has announced the timetable for its 2017 film, television, commercial and documentary awards, with voting beginning in late November and early December, nominations announced on Jan. 11 and 12, and final voting taking place immediately thereafter.

As previously announced, the 69th DGA Awards will take place on Saturday, Feb. 4, at the Beverly Hilton Hotel.

The timetable:

FEATURE FILM AWARD
Nov. 30, 2016: Online voting for feature film nominations
Jan. 9, 2017: Deadline to vote online for feature film nominations
Jan. 12: Feature film nominations announced, online voting begins
Jan. 16-20: Membership screening of nominated films
Feb. 3: Deadline for feature-film voting

TELEVISION AWARDS
Oct. 3, 2016: Entry forms for TV & commercials available online
Dec. 2: Deadline for submitting television and commercials entries
Dec. 12: Online voting for television nominations opens
Jan. 9, 2017: Deadline to vote online for television nominations
Jan. 11: Television and commercial nominations announced

FIRST-TIME FEATURE FILM DIRECTOR AWARD
Sept. 6, 2016: Entry forms for first-time feature film director available online
Oct. 7: Deadline for first-time feature director entries with a theatrical release 
during the period of Jan. 1 through Sept. 30, 2016
Nov. 11: Deadline for first-time feature director entries with a theatrical release 
during the period of Oct. 1 through Dec. 31, 2016
Jan. 12, 2017: First-time feature film director nominees announced

DOCUMENTARY AWARD
Sept. 7, 2016: Entry form for documentary available online
Oct. 3: Deadline for documentary entries with a theatrical release or broadcast 
during the period of Jan. 1 through Sept. 30, 2016
Nov. 1: Deadline for documentary entries with a theatrical release or broadcast 
during the period of Oct. 1 through Dec. 31, 2016
Jan. 11, 2017: Documentary nominations announced

69th ANNUAL DGA AWARDS DINNER
Dec. 2, 2016: Dinner reservation forms available
Jan. 27: Deadline for returning all dinner reservation forms
Feb. 4: DGA Awards dinner, Beverly Hilton Hotel

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