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Sat, 03/13/2010 - 15:02

Los Angeles and New York, (March 13, 2010) - Screen Actors Guild National Board of Directors today approved 78 percent to 22 percent a joint bargaining agreement with American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (AFTRA) for the negotiation of successor agreements for the contracts covering theatrical motion pictures and primetime dramatic television. The AFTRA National Board of Directors previously approved joint bargaining at its meeting February 27, 2010.

The motion was approved and reads:

Wed, 03/10/2010 - 17:36

Combating the destructive practice of online theft of copyrighted motion pictures and TV shows is a top priority for Screen Actors Guild.

Illegally downloading or streaming stolen content and/or purchasing illegally made or copied CDs and DVDs poses a considerable threat to the livelihoods and futures of the tens of thousands of actors and others employed by the entertainment industry.

Mon, 03/08/2010 - 17:02

March 8, 2010–David P. White, national executive director of Screen Actors Guild, along with a number of labor allies from various industries, met with Secretary of Labor Hilda Solis and Undersecretary for International Affairs Sandra Polaski today at Department of Labor headquarters in Washington, D.C. 

White and various labor leaders met with the Secretary for several hours to discuss a host of labor issues in advance of the upcoming G20 meeting and an international gathering of labor ministers related to the summit.

Fri, 03/05/2010 - 14:07

You’ve amassed a respectable body of work. Now you need to condense it into that compelling sales tool that gets you even more work – the actor reel!

Ah, but how do you decide what to leave in and what to leave out? You’re not a casting director!

The next LifeRaft Live Stream on Tuesday, March 9 will offer “simple steps and industry protocol for choosing your best material and uploading reels online,” according to the SAG Foundation.

Tue, 03/02/2010 - 15:46

Houston Branch President and National Spanish Language Media Task Force member Robert Carlos Nelson was on hand in San Antonio, Texas on February 4 to honor “Las Madrinas” (The Godmothers) - The Visionary Women of Hispanic Advertising” at a luncheon presented by SAVisión, the Hispanic marketing arm of the American Marketing Association.

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