What Are the S&A Rising Awards Digital?

What Are the S&A Rising Awards Digital?

Shadow & Act is honoring individuals across the entertainment industry — including actors/on-screen talent, executives, creators and behind-the-screen stars — as well as our 2021 Game-Changer Award winner.


When outside was open open.

“It is a dream really because ever since I have started working, Shadow and Act has always been in support of me.”

Logan Browning, 2019 S&A RISING Honoree

S&A Featured Articles

Here's Where You've Seen Our 2021 RISING Awards Digital Honorees

From ‘King Richard’ to ‘The First Lady’ and Marvel projects...our 2021 RISING Award honorees are about to be everywhere.

S&A Game-Changer Award Winner Nia DaCosta On Centering Black Women

Our 2021 S&A Game-Changer Award winner talks to us about one of her inspirations: telling the stories of Black women.

RISING Honoree Ade Samuel Breaks Down Her Big Break

Styling Big Sean for the 2017 Grammys was a pivotal moment for Behind-the-Scenes RISING Award winner Ade Samuel.

RISING Honoree Obi Arisukwu On His Creative Journey

In development on his Cartoon Network series, we dive deep with RISING Creators Award winner Obi Arisukwu.

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