SUBMISSIONS AND QUALIFICATIONS
There is no entry process for the Dorian Awards, per se. However, please note:
Film category candidates must have had at minimum a limited theatrical release of one week sometime between January 1 and December 31.
Film category candidates cannot have previously premiered on television or a streaming service.
Foreign Language Film of the Year candidates may have had either a limited theatrical release, or were their country’s official Academy Award submission, in the given calendar year.
Documentary of the Year nominees are single feature-length theatrical releases or TV/streaming presentations.
TV/streaming documentary series are considered in the TV Current Affairs Show of the Year.
In addition to fictional programs, reality shows and documentaries may also be considered for LGBTQ TV Show of the Year and Unsung TV Show of the Year.
TV series must have aired at least 2/3 of their season’s episodes in the given year.
LGBTQ Video Release of the Year candidates must be feature-length films initially released on DVD or VOD (Video on Demand).
Streaming platform titles are considered TV. However, web series must have a consistent running time of at least 20 minutes per episode to be considered in the TV categories.