Submissions For 21st Annual SAG Awards Nominations Now Open
Submissions of performances for consideration for the 21st Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards® nominations are now open online at sagawards.org/submissions, it was announced today by SAG Awards® Committee Chair JoBeth Williams. Submissions will close on Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014 at 5 p.m. (PST).
The Screen Actors Guild Award - The Actor® - is presented by SAG-AFTRA for outstanding performances in motion pictures, television, cable and new media programs. Performances in new media-originated programs which follow the format of traditional series, movies and miniseries and which satisfy all other eligibility criteria shall be considered for nomination. Actors may submit their own performances from 2014 for consideration in categories of the actor's choosing. With the actor's permission, producers, studios/networks, agents, managers, or publicists may also submit performances for consideration in the category designated by the actor. Nominations for the 21st Annual SAG Awards® will be announced on Wednesday, Dec. 10 at the Pacific Design Center in West Hollywood.
Of the top industry honors presented to performers, only the SAG Awards are selected entirely by actors' union peers. The nominees for performances in 2014, including the distinctive ensemble awards and stunt ensemble honors, will be chosen by two separate film and television nominating panels, each comprised of over 2,200 SAG-AFTRA members from across the United States, who were randomly selected this spring. Nomination ballots will be mailed on Wednesday, Nov. 19 and voting closes on Monday, Dec. 8.
After nominations are announced, final SAG Awards voting instructions will be mailed on Tuesday, Dec. 16 to all active members of SAG-AFTRA. Online voting is encouraged. Final voting paper ballots are available only upon request between Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014 and Wednesday, Jan. 7, 2015. Online votes must be cast or previously-requested paper ballots returned by Friday, Jan. 23 to the SAG Awards election firm, where results will be sealed until they are opened onstage at the 21st Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards on Sunday, Jan. 25. The ceremony will be simulcast live from the Los Angeles Shrine Exposition Center on TNT and TBS at 8 p.m. (ET), 7 p.m. (CT), 6 p.m. (MT) and 5 p.m. (PT).
Complete rules and regulations for the 21st Annual SAG Awards are posted at www.sagawards.org/rules.
Theatrical Motion Pictures
Television, Cable and New Media Programs
Stunt Ensemble Honors (recipients to be announced from the SAG Awards® red carpet on Sunday, Jan. 25)
Upcoming key deadlines and events leading to the 21st Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards are:
Monday, July 7, 2014
Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014
Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014
Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014
Friday, Nov. 7, 2014
Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014
Monday, Dec. 1, 2014
Monday Dec. 8, 2014
Monday, Dec. 8, 2014
Wednesday, Dec. 10, 2014
Thursday, Dec. 11, 2014
Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2014
Monday, Jan. 5, 2015
Wednesday, Jan. 7, 2015
Friday, Jan. 23, 2015
Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015
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