Nominating Committee Rules



Your Nominating Committee service is considered confidential. You may tell your friends and family, but do not post any information about your service or FYC materials received on social media.   

This confidentiality extends to any information you receive from the SAG Awards: Nom Comm website, invitations, balloting, and general SAG Awards information sent to you electronically and via mail.


When attending screenings you must bring your SAG Awards Nom Comm ID and a photo ID.

If your plans change after you RSVP and you cannot make a screening, you must cancel. Failure to show without canceling your RSVP will be recorded as a no-show.  Three no-shows within the pre-nominations period may result in a penalty and possible removal from the Nominating Committee.

As a courtesy to your fellow performers, we ask that you do not RSVP to a Q&A screening unless you plan to stay for the Q&A.


SAG-AFTRA members serving on the Nominating Committee (and their guests) will behave in a professional and courteous manner when attending screenings and events. Choose your guests carefully.

Autographs, selfie requests or photography of any kind are not permitted at screenings.

Loaning your Nom Comm card to someone else is strictly forbidden and grounds for removal from the Nominating Committee.

Any violation of the rules or transgression of decorum will be subject to review by the Awards Committee, which has authority to remove the member from present and future nominating committees and recommend that a member be brought up on charges of conduct unbecoming of a member.

Contacting Studios

In the past, a few members have contacted studios directly with comments or personal requests, which has caused difficulties. Therefore, direct communication between a Nom Comm member and a studio regarding the Nominating Committee - other than to RSVP to a screening - is not permitted.

For any and all questions, comments, or requests please contact the SAG Awards Office.

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