Save the date: Directors Guild Awards on Feb. 2

The 65th annual edition of the Directors Guild of America awards is set for Feb. 2, 2013, right in the middle of Oscar voting. Since these kudos kicked off in 1949, 58 of the 64 winners have gone on to prevail at the Academy Awards, including last year’s champ Michel Hazanavicius for “The Artist.”

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Nominees will be unveiled on three separate dates with the five film contenders revealed on Jan. 10, the TV and commerial nominees on Jan. 11 and the documentary nominees on Jan. 14. 

Feature Film
Dec. 4, 2012: Online voting for Feature Film nominations opens
Jan. 9, 2013: Online voting for Feature Film nominations closes
Jan. 10, 2013: Feature Film nominees announced
Jan. 10, 2013: Online voting for Feature Film Award opens
Feb. 1, 2013: Online voting for Feature Film Award ends

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Television
Oct. 22, 2012: Entry forms for TV, Commercials & Documentary available online
Dec. 7, 2012: Deadline for submitting entry forms
Dec. 17, 2012: Online voting for Television nominations opens
Jan. 9, 2013: Online voting for Television nominations ends
Jan. 11, 2013: Television & Commercial nominees announced

Documentary
Sept. 11, 2012: Entry forms emailed to theatrical distributors, broadcast networks and past entries
Oct. 5, 2012: Deadline for entries with theatrical release or broadcast from Jan. 1 to  Sept. 30
Nov. 5, 2012: Deadline for entries with theatrical release or broadcast from Jan. 1 to  Sept. 30
Jan. 14, 2013: Documentary nominees announced

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