The Screen Actors Guild (SAG) awards will recognize many shows

Sam Berman, Eastside Staff

Award show season is the time of year when beautiful men and women gather together on the red carpet.

On Jan. 25, there will be another one of these gatherings. The Screen Actors Guild awards, also known as the SAG awards, will be held in the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles California.

The anticipated winner for Best Film Ensemble according to and its experts is Birdman, with a possible upset of Boyhood to win.  With a strong 14 out of 15 votes from, Michael Keaton from Birdman is the favorite to win the Best Film Actor Award. Getting all 15 votes by experts, Julianne Moore in Still Alice is the strong favorite to win Best Film Actress. J.K Simmons is another favorite in his category of Best Film Supporting Actor by obtaining 14 of 15 votes. Collecting 14 of 15 votes for Best Film Supporting Actress is Patricia Arquette in Boyhood. The last film award at the SAG awards is Outstanding Performance by a cast in a motion picture. The nominees for this category are Birdman, Boyhood, The Grand Budapest Hotel, The Imitation Game and The Theory of Everything. However, if you are just starting out, it is best to check out some of the best acting schools.

In addition to awarding movies, SAG also recognizes television. The nominees for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama series are Boardwalk Empire, Downton Abbey, Game of Thrones, Homeland and House of Cards. The nominees for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy series are The Big Bang Theory, Brooklyn Nine-Nine, Modern Family, Orange is the New Black and Veep.

Tune in on Jan. 25 to see which actor, actress, movie or television series will place in each category.