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WINTER SUBMISSION DEADLINES
IACP (International Association of Culinary Professionals) Digital Media Awards
The IACP Digital Media Awards honor nine categories of traditional and emerging communications technologies, including culinary blogs, television, video, audio, and other digital forms.
Deadline: January 5, 2017
Recognizing the best in reality, documentary and factual entertainment programming from around the world.
Deadline: February 3, 2017
Sigma Delta Chi Awards
The awards recognize the best in professional journalism in categories covering print, radio, television, newsletters, art/graphics, online and research. The contest is open to any U.S. media outlet.
Deadline: February 13, 2017
International Emmy® Awards
Every November the Academy produces The International Emmys World Television Festival and the International Emmy Awards Gala in New York City. The Festival screens the current year's International Emmy-nominated programs and features the world-class producers and directors who speak about their work. The International Emmy Awards Gala takes place the day after the Festival, awarding the International Emmy. This black-tie event attracts over 1,000 major figures in broadcast, entertainment and media from around the world. The International Emmy Awards is the premiere global platform for the world’s best television programming and performances.
Deadline: February 16, 2017
The Rockie Awards (Banff World Media Festival)
Celebrating the best of the best of the world's entertainment content, the Rockies is an internationally acclaimed program competition that attracts over a thousand entries from more than 40 countries annually.
Deadline: Your program is eligible for the 2017 Rockies Program Competition if:
Early Bird Deadline: January 20, 2017
Final Deadline: March 17, 2017
Two award categories are new this year:
Comedy Series - Foreign Language
Drama Series - Foreign Language
Brooklyn Film Festival
"The mecca of indie filmmakers...national hotbed of alternative filmmaking" - Huffington Post
Regular Deadline: February 15, 2017
Late Deadline: February 28, 2017
SPRING SUBMISSION DEADLINES
Rose d'Or Awards
The Rose d’Or pays tribute to outstanding achievements in entertainment programming and recognizes excellence from producers and broadcasters worldwide. The Rose d'Or is a EUROVISION Award.
Registration Opens: January 31
Deadline for entries: deadline extended to June 15, 2016
The Imagen Awards
This event celebrates the best of the best of Latino contributions in television and film and is a program of the Imagen Foundation. This organization’s mission is to encourage positive images of the Latino community in television and film as well as provide access, education and resources for Latinos in the industry or Latinos seeking industry careers.
Registration Opens: February
Deadline for entries: May 4, 2015
Seoul International Drama Awards (SDA)
Seoul International Drama Awards (SDA) is the largest TV drama festival in Asia.
Registration Opens: January
Deadline for entries: May 1, 2015
World War II International Film Festival
Award in Outstanding Feature Film and Documentary Film categories to be judged by actors from the Band of Brothers television series
Registration Opens: Entries may be submitted now
Awards announced: June 2 to June 6, 2017, Sainte-Marie-du-Mont, Normandy, France
The TASTY AWARDS
Celebrating the year's best achievements in food, fashion, and home lifestyle programs on Television, in Film, and Online.
Early Bird Nomination Submission: June 1 - July 14, 2016
Regular Nomination Submission: July 15 - end of August 2016
SUMMER SUBMISSION DEADLINES
Alfred I. duPont-Columbia University Awards
Honoring the best in broadcast, digital and documentary journalism
Deadline: Deadline for entry is July 1, 2015.
Deadline 2: Extensions are limited and granted at the sole discretion of the Director.
2015 Sir Peter Ustinov Television Scriptwriting Award
The competition is designed to motivate non-American novice writers under the age of 30, and to offer them the recognition and encouragement that might lead to a successful career in television scriptwriting.
Deadline: Deadline for entry is July 1, 2015.
The Hollywood Reporter Key Arts Awards
Honoring the creative teams that produce the best work in entertainment advertising.
Deadline: June 19, 2015 - August 7, 2015
FALL SUBMISSION DEADLINES
The Best Shorts Competition
An avant-garde worldwide competition that strives to give talented directors, producers, actors, creative teams and new media creators the positive exposure they deserve. It discovers and honors the achievements of filmmakers who produce high quality shorts and new media.
Deadline for entries: September 2, 2016
International Emmy® Digital Awards Competition
Every November the Academy produces The International Emmys World Television Festival and the International Emmy Awards Gala in New York City. The Festival screens the current year's International Emmy-nominated programs and features the world-class producers and directors who speak about their work. The International Emmy Awards Gala takes place the day after the Festival, awarding the International Emmy. This black-tie event attracts over 1,000 major figures in broadcast, entertainment and media from around the world.
Deadline: Currently, the Digital categories (Digital Program: Children & Young People, Digital Program: Fiction, and Digital Program: Non-Fiction) run on a different cycle to other award categories. Entry periods vary each year.
INPUT has organized international television’s most important and influential annual screening conference for more than 35 years. This unique event — held annually in a different country — encourages the development of public service television by screening and debating the most outstanding programs from around the world. INPUT is dedicated to the proposition that television should be public service in the public interest, and that access to the most honest, innovative, provocative, courageous and challenging broadcasting is a universal, fundamental human right. It recognizes TV’s potential to promote better understanding among the world’s different cultures. INPUT is a voluntary organization.
Deadline: Friday, November 13, 2015
The Telly Awards
Honoring the finest film and video productions, groundbreaking web commercials, videos and films, and outstanding local, regional, and cable TV commercials and programs.
Early Entry Deadline: December 9, 2016
Cablefax’s Digital Awards
Cablefax’s Digital Awards is the industry’s top honor in the digital space, recognizing outstanding websites and digital initiatives among cable programmers, operators, and industry partners.
Deadline: December 18, 2105
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