Screen Actors Guild

Honoring union screen actors, in Hollywood and at home

Unlike the better-known Oscars, the annual Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Awards are for acting only, and honorees are chosen by their fellow union members. In Portland, the annual SAG Awards Watch party doubled as a fundraiser for a beloved figure in the local.

22nd annual Screen Actors Guild awards

The Union Oscars: SAG film and TV awards are chosen by union members, and honor collective work

How the Oscars began as a tool for union-avoidance

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences was founded in 1927 to stop film industry unions.