Golden Globes 2021: Teaming With Instagram on Remote Portrait Studio

Golden Globes Teams With Instagram on Remote Portrait Studio


Satchel and Jackson
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Instagram is bringing its portrait studio back to the Golden Globes.

Photographer Matt Sayles will be the official portrait photographer and creative director for the 78th Annual Golden Globe Awards.

This year, Sayles will shoot remote capture images of select nominees, as well as video content for Instagram Reels. His virtual photos will seek to blend the glamour of the awards show with the realities of the pandemic.

The portrait subjects will include Globes nominees, as well as Cecil B. DeMille honoree Jane Fonda, Carol Burnett honoree Norman Lear and Golden Globe ambassadors Satchel and Jackson Lee. The photos will debut on the Golden Globes Instagram page on Sunday, Feb. 28.

Instagram’s partnership with the Golden Globes extends to the pre-show, in which creators will create content for Instagram Reels.¬†Elsa Majimbo will perform comedy monologues, Nick DiGiovanni will prepare Globes-inspired dishes, Wisdom Kaye will discuss red carpet fashion during the pandemic and Mythical Kitchen will showcase the official Globes Moet cocktail.

Tina Fey and Amy Poehler are hosting the bi-coastal Golden Globes from New York’s Rainbow Room and Los Angeles’ The Beverly Hilton, respectively.

The show will air live on NBC on Feb. 28 from 5 p.m. – 8 p.m. PT.