Deadlines & Fees
Submission Dates & Fees
There is a $350 non-refundable processing fee for each submission, and a $2000 non-refundable processing fee for each submission in Outstanding Ensemble Cast in a Motion Picture. For literary submissions, there is an additional $25.00 shipping fee to send physical books to the Literary Sub-Committee members.
The Early Bird submission fee of $300 expires at 6:00 PM (PT) on October 14, 2022.
01 Office of Submissions opens
02 Submissions open for the 54th NAACP® Image Awards
04 Last day for Supplemental Materials
04 Last day for Literary Submissions to be received in Office of Submissions
18 Online Submissions closes (remaining categories)
12 Nominating Committees begin voting on submissions (3PM ET / 12PM PT)
16 Office of Submissions closes
03 Nominating Committee voting closes (9PM ET / 6PM PT)
12 Nominees Announced
12 Online public voting opens
04 Nominees' Luncheon
10 Public voting closes (9PM ET/6PM PT)
54th NAACP® Image Awards show date TBA.
Dates subject to change.