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February 1, 2020

2019-2020 Writers Guild Awards Timeline

2019

JULY

Mon. July 22 - Submissions Open in ALL Categories: Screenplays (Original, Adapted, Documentary), Series (Drama, Comedy, New), TV-Radio-New Media Scripts and Paul Selvin Award (WGAW).

OCTOBER

Fri. Oct. 11 - Deadline for submissions: Series (Drama, Comedy, New); TV-Radio/Audio-New Media Scripts and Paul Selvin Award (WGAW)

NOVEMBER

Fri. Nov. 1 - Preliminary Series (Drama, Comedy, New) online voting begins

Fri. Nov. 15 - Deadline for submissions: Screenplays (Original, Adapted, Documentary)

Mon. Nov. 25 - Deadline for Preliminary Series (Drama, Comedy, New) online voting

DECEMBER

Thu. Dec. 5 - Television, New Media, Radio, News, Promotional Writing, and Graphic Animation Nominations Announced

Mon. Dec. 9 - Preliminary Screenplay (Original, Adapted) online voting begins

2020

JANUARY

Thu. Jan. 2 - Deadline for Preliminary Screenplay (Original, Adapted) online voting

Mon. Jan. 6 - Screenplay (Original, Adapted, Documentary) Nominations Announced

Tue. Jan. 7 - Final Screenplay (Original, Adapted) and Series (Drama, Comedy, New) online voting begins

Fri. Jan 10 - Sun. Jan 19 - The Contenders: Writers Guild Award-nominated films screening series – Writers Guild Theater, Beverly Hills

Jan. TBA - “And the Nominees Are…”: Writers Guild Awards nominees panel – Venue: NYC (TBA)

Tue. Jan. 21 - Deadline for Final Screenplay (Original, Adapted) and Series (Drama, Comedy, New) online voting

Thu. Jan 23 - Beyond Words: Writers Guild Award-nominated screenwriters panel – Writers Guild Theater, Beverly Hills

Fri. Jan 24 - Deadline for 2020 WGA show reservations, sponsorships and ticket sales

FEBRUARY

Sat. Feb. 1 - 2020 WRITERS GUILD AWARDS (72nd Annual)