SAG Awards® Holiday Auction Launches Today Benefiting the SAG-AFTRA Foundation’s Children’s Literacy and Assistance Programs

Dec 6, 2018

SAG Awards® Holiday Auction Launches Today Benefiting the 
SAG-AFTRA Foundation’s Children’s Literacy and Assistance Programs

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Holiday Auction runs December 6-16

LOS ANGELES (Dec. 6, 2018) – The Screen Actors Guild Awards® Holiday Auction benefiting the SAG-AFTRA Foundation’s Children’s Literacy and Actors’ Assistance programs begins today at 6 p.m. (PT) at sagawards.org/auction. The annual Holiday Auction features the ultimate SAG Awards® VIP Package, with two tickets to the 25th Annual SAG Awards Ceremony and Gala on Sunday, Jan. 27, 2019, a backstage tour, two United Airlines tickets and a three-night stay at the boutique Hotel Figueroa in the dynamic district of downtown Los Angeles. Other highlights include autographed film and television collectibles from Lady Gaga, Harrison Ford, Emily Blunt, Spike Lee, Rami Malek, and the casts of “Blackkklansman,” “This Is Us,” and more. Also up for bid are unique gifts, such as VIP tickets to live tapings of “Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen,” “Late Night with Conan O’Brien,” “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon,” and several SAG Awards Red Carpet Bleacher Seats packages. Bidding begins online today at 6 p.m. (PT) and concludes on Sunday, Dec. 16, 2018, at 6 p.m. (PT) at sagawards.org/auction.

A selection of Holiday Auction items will be featured in a display for invited media and publicists at the SAG Awards Nominations announcement at the Pacific Design Center in West Hollywood on Wednesday, Dec. 12. The Actor® Nominations will be announced by Awkwafina (Crazy Rich Asians, Ocean's Eight) and Laverne Cox (Orange Is the New Black, the upcoming Bad Hair).

The Nominations announcement will be carried live on TNT, TBS, truTV, tntdrama.com/sag-awards, truTV.com and sagawards.org at 10 a.m. (ET) / 7 a.m. (PT). The Actor® Nominations also can be viewed via TNT’s Facebook, Twitter @TNTdrama and YouTube channels and TBS’s Facebook, Twitter @tbsnetwork and YouTube channels. 

Proceeds from the SAG Awards Holiday Auction support the SAG-AFTRA Foundation’s award-winning children's literacy program Storyline Online, the interactive children’s literacy website that attracts more than 6 million global views each month. The auction also supports the SAG-AFTRA Foundation's Disaster Relief Fund, Catastrophic Health Fund, Emergency Assistance and Scholarship Program for SAG-AFTRA artists and their families.

The following is a partial list of items up for bid at the SAG Awards Holiday Auction: 

Experiences, Tapings and Packages

  • SAG Awards VIP package – 2 tickets to the 25th Annual SAG Awards Ceremony and Gala, a Backstage Tour, 2 United Airlines tickets and 3-night stay at the Hotel Figueroa in Downtown Los Angeles, CA
  • SAG Awards Backstage Tour and 2 Front Row Red Carpet Bleacher Seats in Los Angeles, CA
  • 4 Front Row Red Carpet Bleacher Seats to the 25th Annual SAG Awards
  • 4 VIP tickets to a live taping of "Late Night with Conan O’Brien" in Los Angeles, CA
  • 2 VIP tickets to “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon” in New York City
  • 2 VIP tickets to a taping of “The Daily Show with Trevor Noah” in New York City
  • 2 VIP tickets to “American Idol” in Los Angeles, CA
  • 2 tickets to a taping of “Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen” in New York City
  • SAG Awards Bleacher Seat packages in Los Angeles, CA

Autographed Collectibles and Memorabilia

  • “A Star is Born” vinyl signed by Lady Gaga
  • Han Solo action figure signed by Harrison Ford
  • “Indiana Jones” costume hat signed by Harrison Ford
  • “BlacKkKlansman” poster signed by Spike Lee, John David Washington, Adam Driver, Topher Grace, Laura Harrier and Ron Stallworth
  • “Place Beyond the Pines” framed photo signed by Ryan Gosling
  • “Bohemian Rhapsody” poster signed by Rami Malek
  • “Mary Queen of Scots” poster signed by Margot Robbie and Saorirse Ronan
  • “Mary Poppins Returns” poster signed by Emily Blunt, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Emily Mortimer and Ben Whishaw
  • “Tully” poster signed by Charlize Theron
  • “Beautiful Boy” poster signed by director and writers
  • “Once Upon a Deadpool” poster signed by Ryan Reynolds
  • “Will & Grace” cast signed poster and branded product package
  • “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt” cast signed poster and package
  • “On the Basis of Sex” script signed by Felicity Jones, Armie Hammer, Justin Theroux, Director Mimi Leder and writer Daniel Stiepleman
  • “In Pieces” book signed by Sally Field
  • “The Greatest Love Story Ever Told” book signed by Megan Mullally & Nick Offerman
  • “This Will Only Hurt a Little” hardback book signed by Busy Philipps
  • “My Squirrel Days” book signed by Ellie Kemper
  • “You’re on an Airplane” book signed by Parker Posey
  • “Let Me Tell You My Story: Refugee Stories of Hope, Courage and Humanity” book signed by authors
  • “22 July” leather-bound script signed by Director Paul Greengrass
  • “The Ballad of Buster Scruggs” leather-bound script signed by Actors Tim Blake Nelson, Zoe Kazan, Bill Heck and musician Willie Watson
  • “ROMA” Assouline photography book signed by Actors Yalitza Aparicio and Marina de Tavira
  • “Dumplin'” Dolly Parton Framed photo signed by Singer/Songwriter Dolly Parton
  • “Mowgli: Legend of the Jungle” movie poster signed by Director/Actor Andy Serkis & Animation Supervisor Max Solomon

Premium Items

  • Champagne Taittinger 6L bottle (a Methuselah) signed by 24th Annual SAG Awards attendees
  • Dom Vetro studio visit and consultation for custom handcrafted eyewear 

Check out all of our items and experiences up for bid on Auction Cause and Charity Buzz! 

About the SAG-AFTRA Foundation

The SAG-AFTRA Foundation is a philanthropic 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that provides vital assistance and educational programming to SAG-AFTRA professionals while serving the public at large through its award-winning children’s literacy program Storyline Online®. For more than 33 years, the Foundation has granted more than $19.8 million in financial and medical assistance, disaster relief and scholarships to SAG-AFTRA members and their dependents. In addition, the nonprofit has offered 8,350 free educational workshops, panels and classes to SAG-AFTRA artists nationwide. Further, its Emmy Award nominated children’s literacy program Storyline Online has brought the love of reading to more than 225 million children worldwide. The SAG-AFTRA Foundation relies entirely on grants, sponsorships and individual contributions to maintain its free programs and resources, and is the benefitting charity of the annual SAG Awards. For more information, visit sagaftra.foundation.

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