Submissions for the 21st Annual SAG Awards are now open

Submitting for the SAG Awards

Submissions are accepted for performers in motion pictures and primetime television, cable and new media-originated programs, which follow the format of traditional series, movies and mini-series.  All submissions must satisfy our eligibility criteria.

Before submitting, please take a moment to review our Rules and key dates before submitting.  The SAG Awards categorizes performances by individuals and casts/ensembles.  The eligible period is calendar year 2014.  Submissions close Thursday, October 23, 2014 at 5pm.

We are again recognizing stunt performers this year.  These honors commend work within the stunt community and include both stunt performers and coordinators in film and series programming.  The recipients will be announced from the red carpet just prior to the SAG Awards telecast Sunday, January 25, 2015. 

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.

Submissions for motion picture casts, ensembles and TV movie/miniseries MUST be accompanied by a DVD for use by the Awards Office.

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.
  • A DVD screener with credits or legal credits used by the awards office only to determine eligibility for motion picture cast, TV ensemble and TV movie/miniseries submissions.  See cast and ensemble eligibility requirements in our Rules and Regulations

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