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Screen Actors Guild Sets 2013 Calendar, Submissions Deadlines

Submissions of performances for the 20th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards nominations, which will be announced on Wednesday, December 11 2013, are now open. Submissions will close on Thursday, Oct. 24, at 5 p.m. (PST). The award ceremony will be aired live on TNT and TBS on Saturday, January 18. 2014.
  • By Anne Thompson
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  • July 8, 2013 4:51 PM
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Oscar Talk: 'Argo' vs. 'Lincoln,' PGA, SAG, and DGA; Affleck and Day-Lewis Hit Santa Barbara

On this week's Oscar Talk podcast, Kris Tapley and I discuss the recent PGA and SAG wins for Ben Affleck's "Argo," which is now mounting a formidable challenge to Steven Spielberg's "Lincoln." And we cover last weekend's Affleck and Daniel Day-Lewis tributes in Santa Barbara.
  • By Anne Thompson
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  • February 1, 2013 12:00 PM
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SAG Deadline for Nominations Consideration Quickly Approaches -- October 25

The deadline for submissions to be considered for nominations for the 19th Screen Actors' Guild Awards is October 25.
  • By Beth Hanna
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  • October 22, 2012 1:33 PM
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Three Indie Summer Hits Vie for Oscars: 'Best Exotic Marigold Hotel,' 'Beasts of the Southern Wild' and 'Moonrise Kingdom'

Several indie movies are looking to make a late-year comeback on the road to the Oscars, most notably three summer hits. Fox Searchlight is pushing Brit import "Best Exotic Marigold Hotel" ($46 million domestic) as well as Sundance sweetheart "Beasts of the Southern Wild" ($11 million) and Focus Features is touting Wes Anderson's Cannes entry "Moonrise Kingdom" ($45 million). (See how the Gurus 'O Gold place the films here.)
  • By Anne Thompson
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  • October 3, 2012 4:21 PM
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SAG Abandons Paper Ballots, Nominee Submissions Now Open

Submissions for SAG nominations are now open, and for the first time, submissions will only be accepted online...
  • By Beth Hanna
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  • July 9, 2012 2:25 PM
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