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Directors Guild Inks 2015 Awards Schedule

Directors Guild Inks 2015 Awards Schedule

Jane Lynch will once against host the Directors Guild of America Awards at Los Angeles’ Hyatt Regency Century Plaza on Saturday, February 6, 2016. For the first time, the DGA will present the award for a brand new category, First-Time Feature Film Director.

Eligibility criteria will be announced in September, with Feature Film and First-Time Feature Film nominees rolling out on January 12, 2016. TV, Commercial and Documentary nominees will be announced on January 13, 2016.

Guild members will be able to vote online from December 2 to January 11 for feature films, and December 14 through January 11 for TV. Here are the complete dates:

FEATURE FILM AWARD

Online voting for Feature Film Nominations opens Wednesday, December 2, 2015

Deadline to vote online for Feature Film Nominations Monday, January 11, 2016

Announce Five Feature Film Nominees Tuesday, January 12, 2016

Online voting for Feature Film Award opens Tuesday, January 12, 2016

Membership Screenings of Five Nominated Feature Films Mon-Fri, January 18-22, 2016

Deadline to vote online for Feature Film Award Friday, February 5, 2016

TELEVISION AWARDS

Entry Forms for TV & Commercials available online Monday, October 5, 2015

Deadline for submitting Television and Commercials entries Friday, December 4, 2015

Online voting for Television Nominations opens Monday, December 14, 2015

Deadline to vote online for Television Nominations Monday, January 11, 2016

Announce all Television and Commercial Nominees Wednesday, January 13, 2016

FIRST-TIME FEATURE FILM DIRECTOR AWARD

Entry Forms for First-Time Feature Film Director available online Tuesday, September 8, 2015

For First-Time Feature Director entries with a theatrical release

during the period of Jan. 1 through Sept. 30, 2015, the deadline is: Friday, October 9, 2015

For First-Time Feature Director entries with a theatrical release

during the period of Oct. 1 through Dec. 31, 2015, the deadline is: Friday, November 13, 2015

Announce Five First-Time Feature Film Director Nominees Tuesday, January 12, 2016

DOCUMENTARY AWARD

Entry Form for Documentary available online Wednesday, September 9, 2015

For Documentary entries with a theatrical release or broadcast

during the period of Jan. 1 through Sept. 30, 2015, the deadline is: Monday, October 5, 2015

For Documentary entries with a theatrical release or broadcast

during the period of Oct. 1 through Dec. 31, 2015, the deadline is: Monday, November 2, 2015

Announce Documentary Nominees Wednesday, January 13, 2016

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