2014-2015 Awards Timeline

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

2014

OCTOBER

Fri. Oct. 10 - Deadline for submissions: Television-Radio-New Media and Paul Selvin

Fri. Oct. 10 - Deadline for submissions: Drama, Comedy, and New Series

Tue. Oct. 28 - Preliminary Series online voting begins

NOVEMBER  

Fri. Nov. 14 - Deadline for submissions: Theatrical and Documentary Screenplays

Mon. Nov. 24 - Deadline for submissions: Videogame Writing

Tue. Nov. 25 - Deadline for Preliminary Series online voting

DECEMBER  

Tue. Dec. 2 - Preliminary Screenplay online voting begins

Thu. Dec. 4 - Television, New Media, Radio, News, Promotional Writing, and Graphic Animation Nominations Announced

Wed. Dec. 31 - Theatrical eligibility period ends for Original, Adapted, and Documentary Screenplays

2015

JANUARY

Mon. Jan. 5 - Deadline for Preliminary Screenplay online voting

Wed. Jan. 7 - Theatrical and Documentary Screenplay Nominations Announced

Thu. Jan. 8 - Final Screenplay and Series online voting begins

Sat. Jan. 10; Mon. Jan. 12-16; Tue. Jan 20-22 - The Contenders: Writers Guild Award-nominated films screening series Writers Guild Theater, Beverly Hills

Mon. Jan. 12 - And the Nominees Are – Writers Guild Award TV and New Media nominee Panels – Location TBD (NYC)

Mon. Jan. 12 - Videogame Writing Nominations Announced

Thu. Jan. 29 - Deadline for Final Screenplay and Series online voting

FEBRUARY  

Thu. Feb. 5 - Deadline for reservations, sponsorships, and ticket sales for 2015 Writers Guild Awards

Thu. 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