Events and Opportunities

Diversity Events
Start: 05/13/2015 - 6:30pm
End: 05/13/2015 - 8:30pm

When: 6:30-8:30 p.m., Wednesday, May 13

Where: Red Egg
202 Centre Street
New York, NY 10013

Start: 05/06/2015 - 12:00pm
End: 05/06/2015 - 2:00pm

When: Noon- 2 p.m., Wednesday, May 6 

Where: 1 Time Warner Center
New York, NY 10019

Start: 04/20/2015 - 6:00pm
End: 04/20/2015 - 8:00pm

When: 6 – 8 p.m., Monday, April 20

Where: SAG-AFTRA
James Cagney Boardroom – Lobby Level
5757 Wilshire Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90036
Parking will be validated.

Start: 04/30/2015 - 12:00am
End: 04/30/2015 - 12:00am

Women In The Arts And Media Coalition, Inc. Collaboration Award – Deadline April 30

Women In The Arts And Media Coalition, Inc. is seeking submissions for the 2015 Collaboration Award: Women Working With Women.

Start: 05/01/2015 - 12:00am
End: 05/01/2015 - 12:00am

NBCUniversal Seeks Completed Projects for NBCUniversal Short Film Festival – No Entry Fee – Deadline May 1

Have you recently worked on or produced a short film? Take advantage of this opportunity to showcase your film in the 10th Annual NBCUniversal Short Film Festival. With a high-profile list of judges and partners, this bicoastal festival provides a unique opportunity for diverse talent - actors, writers, directors and producers - to join this celebration of innovative storytelling.

Start: 04/15/2015 - 12:00am
End: 04/15/2015 - 12:00am

Call For Entries: 48-Hour Disability Film Challenge – Save 20 Percent on Entry Fee – Late Entry Deadline April 15

Register today for the Disability Film Challenge, an annual weekend short film challenge April 17-19. Entrants are given 48 hours to make a three-to-five-minute film on a  specific theme within the topic of “Disability.” Sign up today and join in this opportunity to bring awareness of the disability community through filmmaking and storytelling.

Start: 03/28/2015 - 2:00pm
End: 03/28/2015 - 6:00pm

When: 2–6 p.m., Saturday, March 28, 2015 

Where: SVA Theatre’s Beatrice Theater
333 West 23rd Street
New York, NY 10011

Join NYWIFT, SAG-AFTRA, School of Visual Arts Film department, Women in Arts and Media Coalition, and HerFlix at the SVA Theater on March 28 for a screening of Obvious Child in recognition of SWAN (Support Women Artists Now) Day, an annual event on the last Saturday of March that celebrates women artists. There will be a Q&A with director Gillian Robespierre and reception following the screening.

Start: 04/21/2015 - 6:00pm
End: 04/21/2015 - 7:30pm

A Performance Read and Workshop That Allows YOU To Be Part of the Creative Process 

When: 6-7:30 p.m., Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Where: AAARI-CUNY
25 W. 43rd Street, 10th Floor
New York, NY

Film Lab's signature Unfinished Works program, in which Actor Directory actors perform a reading of a screenplay or television pilot* in progress is BACK and open to the public. 

Start: 03/12/2015 - 12:00am
End: 03/18/2015 - 11:59pm

The SAG-AFTRA National Performers with Disabilities (PWD) Committee is a pleased to sponsor ReelAbilities: NY Disabilities Film Festival the largest festival dedicated to promoting awareness and appreciation of the lives, stories and artistic expressions of people with different disabilities. Don’t miss this opportunity to attend screenings, panels, parties. 

When: March 12 - 18

Where: Various theatres throughout New York City

Start: 02/28/2015 - 12:00am
End: 03/01/2015 - 6:00pm

Special Offer From SAG-AFTRA National Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) Committee
The 22nd Original LGBT Expo and the SAG-AFTRA National LGBT Committee is pleased to offer
SAG-AFTRA members 25 percent off the regular one day General Admission and VIP Admission fees. 

Start: 02/27/2015 - 12:00am
End: 03/07/2015 - 11:59pm

The SAG-AFTRA National Performers with Disabilities (PWD) Committee is a pleased to sponsor Cincinnati ReelAbilities Film Festival the largest festival dedicated to promoting awareness and appreciation of the lives, stories and artistic expressions of people with different disabilities. 

Start: 02/23/2015 - 7:00pm
End: 02/23/2015 - 7:00pm

When: 7 p.m., Monday, Feb. 23

Where: SAG-AFTRA – Multipurpose Room
1900 Broadway, 5th Floor
(Between 63rd and 64th Streets)

The Collective Initiative, a non-profit with the mission addressing the lack of diversity in media, presents a free panel discussion addressing diversity and inclusive casting, open to all SAG-AFTRA members.

Start: 04/30/2015 - 11:59pm
End: 04/30/2015 - 11:59pm

The Women in the Arts and Media Coalition, Inc.’s $1,000 Collaboration Award and additional honorable mentions are designed to encourage professional women in the arts and media from different specializations to work collaboratively on the creation of a new artistic work.

Start: 03/03/2015 - 7:00pm
End: 03/03/2015 - 9:00pm

When: 7-9 p.m., Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Where: AAARI-CUNY
25 W. 43 Street, 10th Floor
New York, NY 10036

What can kill your film faster than bad sound? Are you an actor looking to showcase yourself in a film but have no clue how to make the production quality high value? How do you get great sound when your budget is rock bottom? Join us for this intensive and interactive workshop to find out!

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