Submissions for 24th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards®
Close on Monday, Oct. 23
SAG Awards® Nominees Will Be Announced on Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2017 and the SAG Awards®
Ceremonies Will Be Simulcast Live on TNT and TBS on Sunday, Jan. 21, 2018
LOS ANGELES (October 18, 2017) – Submissions of performances for nominations consideration for the 24th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards® will close on Monday, Oct. 23, 2017 at 5 p.m. (PST). This is the final opportunity to submit a performance for consideration.
WHO MAY SUBMIT
The Screen Actors Guild Awards are presented by SAG-AFTRA for outstanding individual and ensemble performances in motion pictures, television, cable and new media programs. With the actor’s permission, producers, studios/networks, agents, managers, or publicists may submit a performance from 2017 for consideration in a category of the actor’s choosing. Actors may also submit their own performances. Submissions may only be made online at sagawards.org/submissions.
Separate film and television nominating committees will choose the nominees. Each voting panel is comprised of 2,500 SAG-AFTRA members from across the United States who were randomly selected this spring. Nomination voting opens on Thursday, Nov. 16 and closes on Sunday, Dec. 10, 2017.
Nominations for the 24th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards will be announced at the Pacific Design Center in West Hollywood on Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2017 at 10 a.m. (ET) / 7 a.m. (PT),carried live on TNT, TBS, truTV, sagawards.tntdrama.com, truTV.com, SAGAwards.org and the TNT/TBS apps, preceded by the announcement of the stunt ensemble nominations at 9:50 a.m. (ET) / 6:50 a.m. (PT) carried live on sagawards.tntdrama.com.
Once nominees are selected, all SAG-AFTRA members in good standing may cast votes to determine who will receive this year's coveted Actor® statuettes. Last year's voting body numbered 121,546 SAG-AFTRA members.
Final voting opens on Monday, Dec. 19. Online voting is encouraged. Final voting paper ballots are available only upon request between Monday Oct. 2, 2017, and Friday, Jan. 8, 2018. Online votes must be cast or previously-requested paper ballots returned by Friday, Jan. 19 to Integrity Voting Systems, the SAG Awards election firm, where results will be sealed until they are opened onstage at the 24th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards on Sunday, Jan. 21 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 24th Annual SAG Awards are posted at www.sagawards.org/rules.
About the 24th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards®
The 24th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards® presented by SAG-AFTRA with Screen Actors Guild Awards, LLC will be produced by Avalon Harbor Entertainment. Inc. and will be simulcast live on TNT and TBS on Sunday, Jan. 21, 2018 at 8 p.m. (ET) / 5 p.m. (PT). The SAG Awards was the first televised awards show to acknowledge the work of union members and the first to present awards to motion picture casts and television ensembles. For more information about the SAG Awards®, SAG-AFTRA, TNT and TBS, visit sagawards.org/about.
Thumbnails of the photos and graphics available for the 24th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards are at sagawards.org/media-pr/photos-and-artwork.
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