Members: Voting and viewing films for consideration


Final voting for the 27th Annual SAG Awards opens February 16, 2021

General Voting Information

Voting for the Screen Actors Guild Awards® is done in two stages. The first, nominations balloting, is voted on by two nominating committees – one for Motion Pictures and one for Television. These nominating committees are newly selected each year from all paid-up and active SAG-AFTRA members who have not served previously in the past 8 years.

The second stage of voting, the final balloting, begins after nominations are announced on February 4, 2021. 

Final Balloting

Final ballot information will be mailed to all eligible members on February 16, 2021. In order to be eligible to vote, and receive any For Your Consideration (FYC) materials, members must pay their Nov. 2020 dues (and make any address changes) by January 14, 2021. Voting closes on March 30, 2021.

If opted in to the COVID-19 Dues Relief Extension program, your first installment payment must be received no later than Jan. 14, 2021.

The SAG Awards is a green production and we encourage online voting. However, paper ballots will be made available upon request. To request a paper ballot, call (800) 961-8287. Have your SAG-AFTRA ID ready when callingPlease note, In order to receive a paper ballot, your Nov. 2020 dues (and any address changes) must be paid by January 14, 2021. 

SAG Awards RSVP Screening Program

The SAG Awards has established an email database for members who wish to be contacted with screening invitations.  Paid-up and active SAG-AFTRA members may sign up for the SAG Awards RSVP Program at any time.

Due to the ongoing global COVID-19 pandemic, we anticipate studios will provide virtual events and Q&A's for SAG-AFTRA members. This is an evolving situation. We will notify you if and when in-person events are permitted. 

Please know that these may happen very last minute and RSVPs will be on a first come, first served basis.

If you are interested in receiving email invitations to these events, please go to: and register. Please note, if you already receive these notifications, there is no need to register again.

For further information about member screenings, nominations or final voting, please contact the Awards Office at

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