The Writers Guild of America will be handing out Valentines Day gifts to a handful of screenwriters next year, with simultaneous WGA Awards ceremonies taking place on Sat., 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 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
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
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
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
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
Mon. Jan. 12: Videogame Writing Nominations Announced
Thu. Jan. 29: Deadline for Final Screenplay and Series online voting
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
New York: Edison Ballroom
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