DGA unveils awards timetable
61st annual event set to take place Jan. 31The DGA has set Jan. 31 as the date for its 61st annual DGA Awards, which will be held at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza Hotel in Century City.
On Tuesday, DGA president Michael Apted and awards committee chairperson Howard Storm rolled out the DGA calendar for the upcoming awards season, which begins Dec. 1 on the feature film side with the mailing of nomination ballots. Ballots must be returned by Jan. 7, and nominations will be announced Jan. 8. Final ballots are due Jan. 30.
For the TV, commercial and documentary awards, entry forms will be mailed Oct. 10, followed by nomination ballots Dec. 15, which must be returned by Jan. 5. The nominations will be announced Jan. 9.