2021 Emmy Entry Information – 6/18/21 Deadline

Chicago/Midwest Emmy Awards and College Production Awards
Entry
Deadline: FRIDAY, JUNE 18, 2021

To enter the Chicago/Midwest Emmy Awards, your work must have had its first distribution in, and have been produced primarily for, an audience in (one of) these DMAs: Illinois Markets: Chicago, Peoria-Bloomington and Rockford; Indiana Market: South Bend-Elkhart; Wisconsin Markets: Green Bay-Appleton, Madison, Milwaukee, and Wausau-Rhinelander; and within the designated eligibility period (6/1/2020-5/31/2021).

All NATAS members receive a significant discount on entry fees, but you don’t have to be a member to enter the competition.  

2021 Emmy Call for Entries – A Must Read – Contains rules and full category list.  This document will help you determine what category you should enter and if you are eligible to enter. Also, see our FAQ and Entry Resources page for info. on the online entry process.

Three basic steps to entering:
1. Renew your membership to take advantage of discounted rates or join as a new member. If not, then pay the non-member rate for each entry.
2. Submit your paperwork through the online Emmy Express system for your desired category and pay directly online.
3. Upload your video. After the video is uploaded, you’ll be able to watch the content and approve it for submission.

2021 College Awards Call for Entries – A Must Read for Students – Contains rules and full category list. The college categories are S-1 to S-7.

SUBMISSION FEES:  Our Chapter has not raised our entry fees in over 18 years!!

Categories 1-22   – Member Price $125; Non-member $220
Categories: 23-30 – Member Price $95; Non-member $190
(Professional Membership is $95.)

College Awards   – Member Price $40; Non-member $50
(Student Membership is $20.)

After June 18th, a late entry fee will be invoked.  Entries will be accepted until Friday, June 25th with an additional $30 added to each fee.  Enter early!

For answers to common questions, see this series of videos below produced by Heartland Chapter.  Watch and learn!

To enter the Chicago/Midwest Emmy Awards, your work must have had its first distribution in, and have been produced primarily for, an audience in (one of) these DMAs: Illinois Markets: Chicago, Peoria-Bloomington and Rockford; Indiana Market: South Bend-Elkhart; Wisconsin Markets: Green Bay-Appleton, Madison, Milwaukee, and Wausau-Rhinelander; and within the designated eligibility period (6/1/2020-5/31/2021). 

We are here to help!  Call the office at 312-369-8600 or email rcowing@emmyonline.tv with questions. Have you looked over our FAQ and Entry Resources page? Many answers can be found there.

 

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