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January 29, 2019

Emmy Award Photo Upload Specifications

LEAD, SUPPORTING, GUEST PERFORMERS AND HOSTS:

Photo Request: By the entry deadline (6:00 PM PT on May 11), all performers and hosts must upload a headshot for the ballot.
 
The photo you upload will appear on the ballot "as is" and cannot be changed after the entry deadline. If nominated, this photo will also be used for the Academy's website, the Emmy Awards program book, usage for all media and promotion of the show and entrant in perpetuity, the Emmy Award ceremonies and, for lead performers only, the televised nomination announcements. Please note that the photography will be used in high definition and projected very large for the nomination announcements and award ceremonies so make sure you select the correct photo and that it meets the requirements. If a suitable photo is not submitted, we may source an alternative image.

Photo Requirements For Performers and Hosts:

  • Headshots only - no full body shots
  • Color only - no black and white
  • No shots in character/costume - no hats
  • Full face shots only - no profiles - no hands on the face
  • Light backgrounds preferred - no "artistic" half-shadow shots
  • File name: entrant's last name-first name (i.e., smith-john)
  • JPG or JPEG images only


Size For Lead Performers

  • Minimum: 2400x2400 pixels


Size For All Other Performers and Hosts

  • Preferred: 2400x2400 pixels
  • Minimum: 600x600 pixels


Please note: If the image you upload is larger than the minimum requirement, a photo cropping tool will pop up where you'll easily be able to crop to the proper dimensions.

CHARACTER VOICE-OVER PERFORMERS:

Photo Request: By the entry deadline (6:00 PM PT on May 11), all entrants must upload a photo of the submitted character(s).

The photo you upload will appear on the ballot "as is" and cannot be changed after the entry deadline. Please make sure you select the correct photo and that it meets the requirements.

Photo Requirements:

  • Only one pose per character.
  • If entering multiple characters, put all final character models in one photo before uploading.
  • File name: entrant's last name-first name (i.e., smith-john)
  • JPG or JPEG images only


Size:

  • Minimum: 600x600 pixels


Please note: If the image you upload is larger than the minimum requirement, a photo cropping tool will pop up where you'll easily be able to crop to the proper dimensions.

Click here to download these specifications.

updated 1.22.20

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