Entry Resources & FAQs

You have questions. We have answers.

We know the process of submitting your EMMY® entries can be confusing at times. So, we’re here to help!

We’ll be hosting in person Q&A sessions in Louisville, Charleston and Lexington.
Click on the appropriate link to register:

Interested in hosting an “EMMY on the Road” session in your market? Contact Executive Director Cherie Housley to schedule a day and time.

Join Chapter Executive Director and EMMY Awards Administrator Cherie Housley for a live web chat. The interactive chats provide a great opportunity to learn more about the EMMY Awards process, get answers to your questions and learn from topics others may bring up. Each chat will last approximately 1 hour.

CLICK HERE to register for a live web chat session!
You’ll be able to select the day and time that best fits your schedule.

  • Wednesday, February 27 – 2:00 P.M. (ET)/1:00 P.M. (CT)
  • Thursday, February 28 – 10:00 A.M. (ET)/9:00 A.M. (CT)
  • Tuesday, March 5 – 10:30 A.M. (ET)/9:30 A.M. (CT)
  • Wednesday, March 6 – 1:30 P.M. (ET)/12:30 P.M. (CT)
  • Thursday, March 7 – 7:00 P.M. (ET)/6:00 P.M. (CT)

*Additional days/times may be added as needed. Feel free to request a time that better fits your team’s schedule.

Can’t log into your account?
Want to apply an appreciation certificate toward your membership or entry fee?
Exceeded your video upload attempts?
Need a quick answer as you’re submitting your entry info?
Pop in to the Chapter’s text based CHAT ROOM for help!
Hours are: M, W, F 9am – 7pm (ET) and T, TH 10am – 8pm (ET)
*Of course someone may be in the room outside of the listed hours. Or, if we’re on a call or in a meeting, you’ll see an away message – but you can leave a note and someone will respond as soon as possible.

(bottom right of the page)
This is a great way to get a quick response or have a private, one-on-one chat with someone from the Emmy Awards Committee. A bonus – we can send you the transcript of the conversation!

2019 Call for Entries Always the best place to start! The Call includes the submission rules and categories.

New This Year Highlights category changes for this year as well as important deadlines. (Also included in the Call for Entries).

Emmy® Entry FAQ Answers the most common questions about submitting entries.

Emmy® Express FAQ Provides answers to the most frequently asked questions about Emmy® Express and gives you some tips about things to watch out for.

Emmy® Express “Step-by-Step” Walks you through every step in the online process – including uploading your video.

Emmy® Express “Video Upload Instructions” If you’re already familiar with the process for submitting your entry info and just want details about uploading your video to Emmy® Express, this is the document you need. It spells out preferred file formats and specifications in addition to walking you through the steps you’ll take to upload your video.

“How to Win an Emmy®” A collection of miscellaneous tips and advice to give you a “winning” edge!

Additional tips and documents will be added based on common questions being asked.

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quick answer!

2019 Call for Entries

Emmy Express


Eligibility Period:
Jan. 1, 2018 – Dec. 31, 2018

Entry Deadline:
March 18, 2019

Video Upload Deadline:
March 25, 2019

Payment Deadline:
April 1, 2019

Nominations Announced:
June 5, 2019

EMMY® Gala:
August 10, 2019
Marriott Louisville Downtown
Louisville, KY