Live exclusively on @sagawards Instagram
√ SAG-AFTRA President Fran Drescher and SAG Awards committee members Jason George and Elizabeth McLaughlin to kick off nominations
√ Nominations to be announced live on Wednesday
Ashley Park (“Emily in Paris”) and Haley Lu Richardson (“The White Lotus”) will announce the nominees for the 29th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards on Wednesday, Jan. 11, on Instagram Live. The nominations will be announced exclusively @sagawards beginning at 10 a.m. ET / 7 a.m. PT.
SAG Awards nominations will kick off at 9:50 a.m. on @sagawards’ Instagram Stories with an introduction by SAG-AFTRA President Fran Drescher. Nominations for the Outstanding Action Performances by Television and Film ensembles will follow, with announcements made by SAG Awards committee members Jason George and Elizabeth McLaughlin.
This marks the third year that SAG Awards nominations will be presented exclusively via Instagram Live. A press release stated, “The SAG Awards aims to utilize the innovation of social media channels to create an authentic connection with their audience by reimagining the nominations announcement as a seamless, virtual experience for both nominees and fans.”
The 29th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards ceremony will take place on Sunday, Feb. 26, at Fairmont Century Plaza in Los Angeles. Presented by SAG-AFTRA with Screen Actors Guild Awards LLC, the show will be produced by Avalon Harbor Entertainment Inc.
The press release added, “One of awards season’s premier events, the SAG Awards annually celebrates the outstanding motion picture and television performances from the previous calendar year. Of the top industry honors presented to actors, only the SAG Awards are selected entirely by performers’ peers in SAG-AFTRA, with 122,600 eligible voters.”
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Art photo credit: © 2015 Screen Actors Guild Awards LLC