(Black PR Wire) Los Angeles – Recently, the NAACP announced 3 new submission categories for the 54th NAACP Image Awards. Recognized as the nation’s preeminent multicultural awards show from an African-American perspective, the 54th NAACP Image Awards will continue a tradition of excellence, uplifting values that inspire equality, justice, and progressive change, and highlighting artists committed to that purpose.
Entries can be submitted now through November 18, 2022 at www.naacpimageawards.net in the categories of motion picture, television + streaming, recording, literature, and podcasts. New submission categories include:
Television + Streaming: Outstanding Hairstyling; Outstanding Make-up; and Outstanding Costume Design
Motion Picture: Outstanding Hairstyling; Outstanding Make-up; and Outstanding Costume Design
The performance or project cannot be used from a previously released project that would have qualified in a previous year (i.e. a rebroadcast performance, a performance in a released film being rebroadcast, or a remix of a song or album from a previous year or reprint of a released book). Legacy projects that have been rebroadcasted or rereleased do not qualify.
Following are key calendar dates for the 54th NAACP Image Awards:
Tuesday, August 2 – Online submissions open
Friday, November 18 – Online submissions closes
Thursday, January 12 – Nominees Announced and Online public voting opens
Friday, February 10 – Public voting closes
Only submitted work will be reviewed for consideration. All entries are evaluated and narrowed to the top five in each category by members of the NAACP Image Awards Nominating Committees which are comprised of individuals within the entertainment industry (studio/network executives, actors, artists, managers, agents, publicists, journalists, literary agents, and others) NAACP Board members, NAACP Foundation Trustees, staff, partners and others.
For all information and latest news, please visit the official NAACP Image Awards website at http://www.naacpimageawards.net