2020 Emmy Entry Information – 7/1/20 Deadline

Chicago/Midwest Emmy Awards and College Production Awards
Entry
Deadline: WEDNESDAY, JULY 1, 2020

We are extending our Regional Emmy Awards entry deadline to July 1st (originally June 12th) in order to accommodate the unprecedented work-from-home balancing act and other life stresses we are all experiencing this year. We realize some people may be unable to access video clips right now so we want give individuals and organizations more time. The eligibility period is still 6/1/2019-5/31/2020.  Do not expect more extensions. Please feel free to email rcowing@emmyonline.tv with any concerns.

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 (6/1/2019-5/31/2020).

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

2020 Emmy Call for EntriesA 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.

 

2020 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 1-20   – Member Price $125; Non-member $220
Categories: 21-28 – Member Price $95; Non-member $190
(Professional Membership is $95.)

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

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 (6/1/19-5/31/20). 

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.

See the highlight reel from the 2019 Chicago/Midwest Emmy Event done by Spirit Juice Studios

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