Rules

Rules

Submissions

The ADG Awards are open to US productions signatory to the I.A.T.S.E. Agreement. Foreign entries are allowed without restriction.

Rules & Specifications
  • 04
    Oct
    SUBMISSIONS OPEN
    FOR TELEVISION & FEATURE FILM
  • 08
    Nov
    TELEVISION SUBMISSIONS CLOSE
    FEATURE FILM SUBMISSIONS REMAIN OPEN
  • 13
    Nov
    TELEVISION SUBMISSIONS REVIEW
    BY THE AWARDS COMMITTEE
  • 16
    Nov
    ELIGIBLE TELEVISION PROJECTS POSTED
    UPLOADED ASSETS & PRESENTATIONS VISIBLE (ROLLING)
  • 16
    Nov
    ELIGIBLE FEATURE FILM PROJECTS POSTED
    UPLOADED ASSETS & PRESENTATIONS VISIBLE (ROLLING)
  • 20
    Dec
    FEATURE FILM SUBMISSIONS CLOSE
    UPLOADED ASSETS & PRESENTATIONS VISIBLE (ROLLING)

Voting

  • 27
    Dec
    NOMINATION VOTING BEGINS
    FOR TELEVISION & FEATURE FILM PROJECTS (ART DIRECTORS ONLY)
  • 21
    Jan
    NOMINATION VOTING ENDS
    05:00PM PST FOR TELEVISION & FEATURE FILM PROJECTS (ART DIRECTORS ONLY)
  • 24
    Jan
    NOMINATIONS ANNOUNCED
    BY THE AWARDS COMMITTEE
  • 03
    Feb
    FINAL VOTING BEGINS
    FOR FINAL BALLOTS (ALL CRAFTS)
  • 03
    Mar
    FINAL VOTING ENDS
    05:00PM PST FOR FINAL BALLOTS (ALL CRAFTS)

Award ceremony

  • 05
    Mar
    THE ANNUAL AWARDS GALA WINNERS ANNOUNCED
    See Press Release section for more information

AWARD CATEGORIES

TELEVISION PROGRAM, MUSIC VIDEO & COMMERCIAL

  • I
    One Hour Period or Fantasy Single-Camera Series
  • II
    One Hour Contemporary Single-Camera Series
  • III
    Television Movie or Limited Series
  • IV
    Half Hour Single-Camera Series
  • V
    Multi-Camera Series
  • VI
    Variety, Reality or Competition Series
  • VII
    Variety Special
  • VIII
    Commercials
  • IX
    Short Format: WebSeries or Music Video

FEATURE FILM

  • I
    Period Feature Film
  • II
    Fantasy Feature Film
  • III
    Contemporary Feature Film
  • IV
    Animated Feature Film

Recognized crafts

AD Craft

Production Designer Supervising Art Director

Art Director
Assistant Art Director

Visual Consultant

IMA Craft

Illustrator
Matte Artist

Storyboard Artist

Concept Artist

Previs Artist

SDMM Craft

Set Designer
Digital Set Designer

Model Maker
Digital Model Maker Draughtsperson

STG Craft

Scenic Artist

Graphic Designer

Graphic Artist

Title Artist

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