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Giant SAG Award statues stand at the ready as Jim Hernandez, middle, and Bill Connor, far right, join other crew members in building the stage and set at the Shrine Exposition Center in Los Angeles for the 18th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards Ceremony and Gala that will be held Sunday.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Al Seib / Los Angeles Times

Crew member Jim Hernandez, left, adjusts the scenery to the stage and set at the Shrine Exposition Center in Los Angeles.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Al Seib / Los Angeles Times

Ricardo Godinez applies a patina to a Screen Actors Guild Award statuette at the American Fine Arts Foundry in Burbank, where castings of the statuettes are being made. When completed, the statues will stand 16 inches tall and weigh 12 pounds.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: GARY FRIEDMAN / Los Angeles Times

Joaquin Quintero applies a patina to a Screen Actors Guild Award statuette at the American Fine Arts Foundry in Burbank.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: GARY FRIEDMAN / Los Angeles Times

A Screen Actor Guild Award statuette after being separated from its ceramic mold.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: GARY FRIEDMAN / Los Angeles Times

Chef Suzanne Goin, in black, and Marybeth Bentwood, who is representing Taittinger Champagne, pour some of the bubbly while photographers get a few shots in during a preview of the menu, decor and set that's on tap for the Screen Actors Guild Awards.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Al Seib / Los Angeles Times

SAG Awards committee member Scott Bakula and SAG Awards motion picture cast nominee Wendi McLendon-Covey ("Bridesmaids"), far right, chat with Taittinger Champagne rep Marybeth Bentwood.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Al Seib / Los Angeles Times

Marybeth Bentwood from Taittinger Champagne raises a glass of the bubbly during a preview of the menu to be served up at the Screen Actors Guild Awards.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Al Seib / Los Angeles Times

Crew member Vince Collins sets up a crystal chandelier for the SAG Awards at the Shrine Exposition Center in Los Angeles.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Al Seib / Los Angeles Times

Giant SAG Award statues stand at the ready as stage crew members work to build the stage and set at the Shrine Exposition Center in Los Angeles for the 18th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards Ceremony and Gala that will be held Sunday.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Al Seib / Los Angeles Times

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A dramatic arrivals area, an impressive set and intimate dinner setting is being constructed for the world’s leading stars, who are gathering on Sunday for the Screen Actors Guild Awards at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles.

Also see the work in progress in a time-lapse video.

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