By The Numbers

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The Actor®

  • 12 pounds of solid bronze 
  • 16 inches tall 
  • 10 craftspeople at American Fine Arts Foundry to make The Actors® each year
  • 3 – 4 months to create all of the Actors® for this year’s broadcast 
  • 1,233 individually numbered Actor® statuettes have been awarded since 1995, the Inaugural SAG Awards
  • 7 larger-than-life replicas of The Actor® statuette are strategically positioned on the red carpet, in the Showroom, on the stage, and at the official Post-Awards Gala
  • 162 pounds – weight of the larger-than-life replica of The Actor® statuette
  • 10 feet tall – height of the larger-than-life replica of The Actor® statuette 

The Venue

  • The iconic Los Angeles Shrine Auditorium and Expo Hall was the largest theater in the United States when it was built in 1926
  • 101 tables transform The Shrine’s Expo Hall into the SAG Awards intimate dinner showroom for the televised ceremony 
  • 24 years in a row the Post-Awards Gala has been hosted by PEOPLE 
  • 12 years the Post-Awards Gala has been designed and produced by Tony Schubert of Event Eleven  
  • The Shrine was designated a Los Angeles Historic-Cultural Monument in 1975

Champagne Taittinger

As the Official Champagne of the SAG Awards, Champagne Taittinger is pouring:

  • 1 magnum of Champagne Taittinger Brut La Française used at the traditional Champagne Taittinger toast that officially opens the SAG Awards Red Carpet
  • 160 magnums of Champagne Taittinger Brut La Française at the official Post-Awards Gala hosted by PEOPLE
  • 500 million bubbles per magnum!
  • 480 standard bottles of Champagne Taittinger Brut La Française inside the Showroom and at the Post-Awards Gala
  • 750 ml – the size of a standard bottle of Champagne Taittinger Brut La Française
  • 2 Methuselah bottles of Champagne Taittinger Brut La Française to be signed by Actor® recipients and donated to the auction benefiting the SAG-AFTRA Foundation
  • 6 liters – the size of a Methuselah bottle of Champagne Taittinger Brut La Française

Cooper's Hawk Winery & Restaurants

Cooper’s Hawk Winery & Restaurants is serving the Official Wines of the SAG Awards, including the “Artist’s Red Blend” a special blend created in honor of the 26th SAG Awards. 

  • Approximately 9,600 grapes were used to fill the glasses that make up the “wine skirt”, which will be on display at the Cocktails with the SAG Awards media event.
  • 19.5 miles of material – all certified by the Forest Stewardship Council® -- was run to create the labels.  In addition, this label is made up of 30% post-consumer-waste.
  • 10 different vineyards in 3 different appellations were used to source The Artist’s Red Blend.
  • 321 miles separate the farthest south vineyard in Paso Robles, and the farthest north in Mendocino. 
  • Roughly 134,594,600 grapes went into the 2019 SAG Awards blend.
  • Approximately 47,500 vines to grow all the grapes needed to craft this wine.
  • About 0.005% of all the wine grapes grown in California in 2018 were used in The Artist’s Red Blend.
  • Roughly 234 hours of labor in the vineyard to grow the grapes used to produce this SAG Awards blend.
  • About 5 days and a crew of 10 people to bottle this wine.
  • 48 cork trees in Portugal were used to grow enough bark to use as corks to bottle this wine.  Don’t worry, it doesn’t hurt the tree.  
  • 200 years  - a cork tree’s average life expectancy (which is around 30 cork harvests.)

The Bar

Chopin Imports cocktails will be featured as the exclusive spirits of the 26th SAG Awards.

  • 132 bottles of Chopin Potato Vodka
  • 20 bottles of Dorda Coconut Liqueur
  • 18 bottles of Koch El Mezcal
  • 36 bottles of Benromach Whisky
  • 36 bottles of Red Door Gin
  • 60 bottles of Terralta Tequila
  • 36 bottles of Bourbon
  • 30 bottles of Rum
  • 2 gallons of pomegranate juice
  • 22 gallons of fresh lime juice
  • 6 gallons of fresh lemon juice
  • 6 gallons of fresh pineapple juice
  • 4 gallons of handcrafted ginger jasmine syrup
  • 4 gallons of handcrafted orange flower simple syrup
  • 42 bottles of club soda
  • 24 fresh oranges, limes and grapefruits
  • 500 maraschino cherries 

Fiji Water®

FIJI® Water is the Official Water of the SAG Awards, a role that includes:

  • 0 human contact occurs until you unscrew the cap due to FIJI Water being bottled at the source
  • 9 consecutive years in which FIJI® Water has been the Official Water of the prestigious event
  • 315 of Earth’s Finest™ signature silver sleeves adorning the tables inside the SAG Awards Showroom
  • 1,286 attendees FIJI® Water will keep hydrated in the showroom at this year's awards

Wolfgang Puck Catering

  • 250 lbs of romano beans 
  • 80 lbs of arugula
  • 80lbs of kalamata Olive
  • 12 gallons of sweet onion vinaigrette
  • 125 lbs of rice
  • 40 lbs of kale
  • 40 lbs of piquillo peppers
  • 160 lbs of baby carrots
  • 40 lbs of gem lettuce
  • 20 lbs of pine nuts
  • 20 lbs pita croutons
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