2014 Awards Timeline

Television, New Media, & Radio Eligibility Period: Long Form, Episodic, Animation, Children’s, and Short Form categories: First broadcast or exhibited between Dec. 1, 2012 and Nov. 30, 2013
Comedy/Variety, Quiz and Audience Participation, Documentary, Daytime Drama, News, Radio, and Promotion categories: First broadcast or exhibited between Oct. 1, 2012 and Sept. 30, 2013

Theatrical Screenplay Eligibility Period: Exhibited theatrically in Los Angeles for one week during 2013
Documentary Screenplays: Exhibited theatrically in Los Angeles or New York for one week during 2013

Videogame Eligibility Period: Originally released between Dec. 1, 2012 and Nov. 30, 2013

2013

OCTOBER  

Fri. Oct. 11 - Deadline for submissions: TV, Radio, New Media, and Paul Selvin scripts

Fri. Oct. 11 - Deadline for submissions: Comedy, Drama, and New Series

Tues. Oct. 29 - Preliminary Series online voting begins

NOVEMBER  

Fri. Nov. 15 - Deadline for submissions: Theatrical and Documentary Screenplays

Mon. Nov. 25 - Deadline for submissions: Videogame Writing

Tues. Nov. 26 - Deadline for Preliminary Series online voting

DECEMBER  

Tues. Dec. 3 - Preliminary Screenplay online voting begins

Thurs. Dec. 5 -Television, New Media, Radio, News, Promotional Writing, and Graphic Animation nominees announced

Tues. Dec. 31 - Theatrical eligibility period ends (Original, Adapted, and Documentary Screenplays)

2014

JANUARY  

Thurs. Jan. 2 - Deadline for Preliminary Screenplay online voting

Fri. Jan. 3 -Theatrical and Documentary Screenplay nominees announced

Mon. Jan. 6 - Final Screenplay and Series online voting begins

Wed. Jan. 8 - Wed. Jan. 15 - The Contenders: Writers Guild Award-nominated films screening series Writers Guild Theater, Beverly Hills

Thurs. Jan. 9 -Videogame Writing nominees announced

Fri. Jan. 24 - Deadline for Final Screenplay and Series online voting

Fri. Jan. 24 - Deadline for reservations, sponsorships, and ticket sales for 2014 WGA L.A. ceremony

Tues. Jan. 28 - Beyond Words: Writers Guild Award-nominated screenwriters panel Writers Guild Theater, Beverly Hills

FEBRUARY  

Sat. Feb. 1 - 2014 WRITERS GUILD AWARDS (66th Annual)
Los Angeles: JW Marriott Los Angeles L.A. LIVE; New York: Edison Ballroom