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Diversity Events
Start: 05/02/2014 - 5:30pm
End: 05/02/2014 - 7:30pm

When: 5:30-7:30 p.m., Friday, May 2

Where: The Richardson
451 Graham Ave.
Brooklyn, NY 11222

Start: 04/12/2014 - 9:15pm
End: 04/12/2014 - 9:15pm

When: 9:15 p.m., Saturday, April 12, 2014

Where: Cinerama Dome/Arclight Theater
6360 W. Sunset Blvd.
Hollywood, CA 90038

Start: 03/27/2014 - 7:00pm
End: 03/27/2014 - 7:00pm

You all know about the annual 72 Hour Shootout filmmaking competition. Maybe you read about it in Backstage magazine or maybe you acted in one of the films last year. Maybe you've heard the judges include an agent from Don Buchwald and Associates and the Executive Director of Casting for ABC Primetime. Maybe you want in on the action! Well, come and join us for a 72 Hour Shootout Informational Seminar with Jen Yen (Film Lab President) and Justin Lee (Shootout Coordinator) on March 27.

Start: 03/29/2014 - 2:00pm
End: 03/29/2014 - 6:00pm

SAG-AFTRA invites you to attend a free screening of the documentary The Supreme Price in honor of 2014 SWAN (Support Women Artists Now) Day and Women’s History Month.

When:  2 – 6 p.m., Saturday, March 29

Where: SVA Theater | Beatrice Theater
333 West 23rd Street
New York, NY 10011

Start: 03/13/2014 - 6:00pm
End: 03/13/2014 - 6:00pm

When: 6 p.m., Thursday, March 13, 2014

Start: 02/27/2014 - 7:00pm
End: 02/27/2014 - 7:00pm

When:  7 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 27

Where: MIST Harlem
46 West 116th Street
New York City

Start: 03/06/2014 - 12:00am
End: 03/11/2014 - 11:59pm

The SAG-AFTRA National Performers with Disabilities Committee brings you this special offer to attend the ReelAbilities Film Festival.

When: Thursday, Mar. 6 – Tuesday, Mar. 11

Where: Various venues throughout the Greater New York City area

Start: 02/24/2014 - 7:00pm
End: 02/24/2014 - 9:00pm

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SAG Foundation, The Mayor’s Office of Media & Entertainment and The New School for Drama Invite You and a Guest to a Very Special LifeRaft Panel Event in honor of Black History Month, Made in NY: African American Actors

When: 7-9 p.m., Monday, Feb. 24

Start: 02/15/2014 - 1:00pm
End: 02/15/2014 - 4:00pm

SAG-AFTRA National Native Americans Committee and SAG-AFTRA EEO & Diversity department in partnership with Montana Film Office present an informative, interactive panel discussion and acting workshop led by casting directors, professional actors and other industry experts.

The panel-workshop is free and open to all ethnicities. 

Start: 01/21/2014 - 1:30pm
End: 01/21/2014 - 3:30pm

When: 1:30-3:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2014

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

Lend your voice to the discussion as the SAG-AFTRA Los Angeles Local Women’s Committee hosts a caucus to identify issues relating to the employment of women members and explore potential recommendations for the upcoming Wages & Working Conditions (W&W) TV/Theatrical Contracts Negotiations.

Start: 12/12/2013 - 11:00am
End: 12/12/2013 - 11:00am

Media Access Task Force and SAG-AFTRA National Performers with Disabilities Committee invite you to the 2nd Media Access Informational Town Hall.  Don’t miss out on your opportunity to get involved!

Start: 12/12/2013 - 2:00pm
End: 12/12/2013 - 3:30pm

Media Access Task Force and SAG-AFTRA National Performers with Disabilities Committee invite you to an exclusive Town Hall forum of the Media Access Task Force. Don’t miss out on your opportunity to get involved!

The Media Access Office was established in 1980 by the California Governor's Committee on Employment of People with Disabilities and entertainment and media industry professionals who recognized the need to provide a liaison between the disability community and the media and entertainment industry.

Start: 11/12/2013 - 12:00am
End: 11/17/2013 - 11:59pm

SAG-AFTRA Equal Employment & Diversity Department and SAG-AFTRA National Native Americans Committee are Proud Sponsors of LA Skins Fest: A Native American Film Festival, Nov. 12 – 17, 2013

Start: 10/24/2013 - 6:30pm
End: 10/24/2013 - 9:00pm

SAG-AFTRA National Women’s Committee is proud to collaborate with Women in the Arts & Media Coalition to offer all SAG-AFTRA members $5 off the regular admission price to the
4th Annual Collaboration Awards Gala

Start: 11/19/2013 - 6:30pm
End: 11/21/2013 - 6:30pm

Spanish-language voiceover jobs provide the greatest income potential for the Spanish-speaking actor. This is an advanced voice-over technique workshop for the experienced actor who wishes to fine-tune his/her technique. It covers diction and voicing in Spanish, interpretation and rhythm, character voices, narration, professional auditions and quick study techniques.

When: 6:30-8:30 p.m., Tuesdays and Thursdays, Nov. 5 – Nov. 21, 2013
Six sessions over three weeks (November 5, 7, 12, 14, 19 & 21)