Submissions for the 21st Annual SAG Awards are now closed


Who Can Submit

With the actor’s permission, producers, studios/networks, agents, managers, or publicists may submit performances for consideration in the category designated by the actor. Actors may of course submit their own performances.

How to Submit

Submissions are once again 100% paperless. We are proud recipients of the Environmental Media Association Green Seal Award for Sustainable Practices five years running.  In order to continue our commitment to the environment, we are accepting submissions only online.

Be sure that all spelling, contact information company/distribution information is correct.  Please also confirm the awards category in which you are submitting.  Information listed on your submission will be used by the SAG Awards for balloting and nominations.  

Submissions will be accepted through Thursday, October 23rd, 5pm PT.  Nominations will be announced Wednesday, December 10th.  See our complete SAG Awards calendar.

Mailing 'for your consideration' promotional material to our Nominating Committees

Submission Fees
Individual: $100/each
Cast/Ensemble: $1,000/each

Payable by check made out to Screen Actors Guild Awards or credit card (via Secure online payment method).


Film submissions require a still from the film for individuals and One Sheet/Key Art (without advertising) for Cast submissions.

Television, cable and new media submissions
require a gallery photo of each actor for individual submissions and a gallery ensemble photo and Title Art (without advertising) for each Ensemble submission.

Stunt submissions require Title Art.

For Ensemble or Cast submissions: individual photos of each named ensemble or cast member would also be appreciated, as they will be re-quested immediately upon nomination.

Photos must be a hi-res (1800 pixels on the longest side; 300 dpi) color .jpg, .png or .tiff file.
If the actor is not recognizable in costume, please submit a non-character photo. Photos will be used at the televised nominations announcement and will be made available to the media at Photos will also be used for telecast advertising/promotion, the ceremony program book and the SAG Awards website.

You must provide a URL for your photo download site or upload photos via our online submission site in order to submit.
If uploading photos to our site, please label your files "Title_ActorName". Please also provide a photo credit and copyright information.

A DVD for use by the Awards Office MUST accompany submissions for Motion Picture casts, TV ensembles and individuals in the TV Movie/Minieries category. These materials are strictly used to confirm billing and determine eligibility. See cast and ensemble requirements in our Rules and Regulations 


  • Motion Picture Cast: 1 DVD of the completed project.

  • Comedy and Drama Series Ensembles: 1 episode from 2014 (If the episode does not include billing for all actors being submitted in the ensemble, please submit additional episodes).

  • TV Movie/Miniseries: 1 DVD of the completed project (if submitting multiple individuals for the same TV Movie/Miniseries, only 1 DVD is required).

In the event that a DVD is unavailable before the submission deadline, you may provide legal credits to in the interim.  A DVD screener must be provided to the Awards Office no later than December 31st.

Please note, DVDs are NOT required for individual or stunt submissions in Motion Picture, Drama or Comedy categories.

Submission Checklist

In order to complete your submission we must receive the following in addition to your online form:

  • Payment in the form of check or credit card (via secure online transaction)
  • A photo to represent the actor, cast or ensemble, which can be uploaded to your submissions application – or – an FTP/photo download site where the Awards Office can access approved photos.  Photo requirements found above.
  • DVD: A DVD screener is required for the following:
    • Motion Picture Cast: 1 DVD
    • Drama and Comedy Series Ensembles: 1 Episode (or more if the episode does not list credits for all of those being submitted in the ensemble).
    • Male or Female Actor in a TV Movie or Miniseries: 1 DVD
Again, DVDs are NOT required for individual or stunt submissions in Motion Picture, Drama or Comedy categories.

Please send DVD and/or payment (if not paying by credit card) to: 

SAG Awards
Attn: Submissions
5757 Wilshire Blvd., 7th Fl
Los Angeles, CA  90036 


We will contact you with any questions regarding your submission.  You will receive confirmation once your submission has been processed and accepted by Awards staff.   

Screen Actors Guild Awards Office
(323) 549-6707 Phone
(323) 549-6706 Fax