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Writers Guild Awards Timeline 2020

July 23, 2019 | By

WGA2020.logo2The West and East Coast Writers Guild of America will hold the 72nd Writers Guild Awards at concurrent ceremonies on Saturday, February 1, 2020, in Los Angeles and New York. The Writers Guild Awards honor outstanding writing in film, television, new media, news, radio, promotional writing and graphic animation categories.

2019-2020 WGA Media Timeline:

Monday, July 22, 2019 – Submissions Open in all categories: Screenplays (Original, Adapted, Documentary), Series (Drama, Comedy, New), TV-Radio-New Media Scripts and Paul Selvin Award (WGAW)
Friday, October 11, 2019 – Deadline for submissions: Series (Drama, Comedy, New); TV-Radio/Audio-New Media Scripts and Paul Selvin Award (WGAW)
Friday, November 1, 2019 – Preliminary Series (Drama, Comedy, New) online voting begins
Friday, November 15, 2019 – Deadline for submission: Screenplays (Original, Adapted, Documentary)
Monday, November 25, 2019 – Deadline for Preliminary Series (Drama, Comedy, New) online voting ends
Thursday, December 5, 2019 – Television, New Media, Radio, News, Promotional Writing and Graphic Animation Nominations Announcement
Monday, December 9, 2019 – Preliminary Screenplay (Original, Adapted) online voting begins
Thursday, January 2, 2020 – Deadline for Preliminary Screenplay (Original, Adapted) online voting end
Monday, January 6, 2020 – Screenplay (Original, Adapted, Documentary) Nominations Announcement
Tuesday, January 7, 2020 – Final Screenplay (Original, Adapted) and Series (Drama, Comedy, New) online voting begins
Friday, January 10-19, 2020 – The Contenders: Writers Guild Award-nominated films screening series – Writers Guild Theater, Beverly Hills
January TBA – “And the Nominees Are…” Writers Guild Awards nominees panel – Venue: NYC (TBA)
Tuesday, January 21, 2020 – Deadline for Final Screenplay (Original, Adapted) and Series (Drama, Comedy, New) online voting ends
Thursday, January 23, 2020 Beyond Words: Writers Guild Award-nominated screenwriters panel – Writers Guild Theater, Beverly Hills
Friday, January 24, 2020 – Deadline for 2020 WGA show reservations, sponsorships and ticket sales
Saturday, February 1, 2020 – 72nd Annual Writers Guild Awards – Los Angeles, Beverly Hilton; New York, Edison Ballroom

For more information please visit www.wga.org or www.wgaeast.org

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