new wave 2019

SAGindie partnered once again with SAG-AFTRA and Easterseales Southern California to honor a group of emerging actors for Film Independent’s 2019 THE NEW WAVE. The New Wave Actors Conversation took place on October 21, 2019, at MOCA (the Museum of Contemporary Art) in Downtown Los Angeles. Film Independent has a complete recap of the event, and you can also watch video of the full panel – moderated by SAGindie’s Darrien Michele Gipson – below.

New Wave Actors 2019:

  • Asante Blackk (When They See Us)
  • Olivia Cheng (Warrior)
  • Dawn-Lyen Gardner (Queen Sugar)
  • Huma Qureshi (Leila)
  • Lauren “Lolo” Spencer (Give Me Liberty)
  • Moderated by Darrien Michele Gipson (Executive Director, SAGindie)

Previous New Wave Actor honorees include Stephanie Beatriz, Jay Ellis, Dominique Fishback, Jorge Lendeborg Jr., Leonardo Nam, and Millicent Simmonds.


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