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‘Beasts of the Southern Wild’ Lead Actors Ineligible for SAG Awards

While the Oscars are generally considered the most prestigious awards in film, for actors the Screen Actors Guild Award also have special significance. Unfortunately for the actors in Fox Searchlight’s Beasts of the Southern Wild, because the low-budget film was not produced by the guidelines of SAG-AFTRA’s Low Budget Feature Agreement its actors will not be eligible for the SAG Awards.

SAG and AFTRA Begin Merger Talks

After being separate entities for over 70 years, the Screen Actors Guild (SAG) and American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (AFTRA) have initiated merger talks.