Screen Actors Guild Award
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SAG: Making the Actor statue

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A detail of a mold used in the lost wax process to make the solid bronze statue of the Actor, the Screen Actors Guild Award. The casting process takes place at the American Fine Arts Foundry in Burbank. (Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times)
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Workers in protective suits pour molten bronze into molds during the casting process of the Actor, the Screen Actors Guild Award, at the American Fine Arts Foundry in Burbank. (Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times)
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Angel Meza breaks the mold off the bronze statuettes at the American Fine Arts Foundry in Burbank. (Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times)
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Joaquin Quintero uses a torch to heat up the bronze as he gives a green-black patina to the Screen Actors Guild statuettes at the American Fine Arts Foundry in Burbank. (Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times)
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The finished statuettes are shown to the media in Burbank. The Actor stands on a base of polished black granite and weighs 12 pounds. (Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times)
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An up-close look at the Actor’s mask. (Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times)
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