Call for Entries

We encourage Gracie Award submissions from all walks of media life, from creatives, including writers and actors, to technical categories, including producers and directors.

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The Gracie Awards recognize exemplary programming created by, for and about women in all facets of media and entertainment, as well as individual achievement.

All submissions must have been released, posted or aired between December 1, 2015 and December 31, 2016. Please note, this is a change from previous years’ timeline for eligibility. The Gracies eligibility is moving to a calendar year format.

The early bird rate deadline is December 8, 2016 at 11:59 PM Eastern.

The final deadline for submissions is January 12, 2017 at 11:59 PM Eastern.

Frequently Asked QuestionsTerms and Conditions


TV Categories

Radio Categories

Interactive Media Categories

Clip Details:

TV Clip Details: Clips must be a minimum of 2 minutes long and a maximum of 15 minutes long. We recommend that program entries, especially categories 17-20, 22-23, 25, 29-30, 37 and 39, require at least 3 clips. You may submit either one continuous clip or edited highlights. Video submissions must start/cue with the talent being nominated (for individual achievement categories).

Audio Clip Details: Clips must be a minimum of 2 minutes and a maximum of 15 minutes. You may submit either a continuous clip or a compilation of clip(s). Submitted pieces must be presented as originally aired.

Interactive Media entries must be submitted online and include the entry’s URL or be uploaded into the awards software. All Interactive Media content and programming must be produced exclusively for the web and should have been published/posted in the dates provided above.

File Types and Sizes:

Video: MP4, MOV- 720p or 1080p preferred
Audio: MP3 (preferred), M4A
Images: PNG (preferred), JPG, JPEG, GIF, TIF, TIFF

Links are allowed, however, passwords must be provided to any protected footage and links must be accessible for one year from submission.

All honorees will be contacted for specific clips and broadcast quality footage after the winners are announced.

Submit an Entry