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Thu, 08/01/2013 - 11:56

On July 31, 2013, the ballot tabulation of the Chicago Local election was conducted. Please note that some candidates ran unopposed and were declared elected without the necessity of a membership vote. Following are the results of the election. Those positions that required a balloted election are listed with an asterisk*. For complete balloted election results, click here.

08/25/2013 8:10pm

The White Sox are offering all union members, their families and friends specially priced tickets for this game. Show your union pride and cheer on the Sox.
White Sox vs. Rangers
1:10 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 25
U.S. Cellular Field
You may purchase tickets online or by phone. Orders must be received by Aug. 15. You cannot buy tickets at the ballpark. Prices range from $5 to $35.
WEB: Visit (service fees will apply)

Start: 07/16/2013 - 1:00am
End: 07/16/2013 - 3:00am

When: 6 – 8 p.m. Monday, July 15

Where: KMRC
1 E. Erie, Suite 660
Chicago, IL 60611

Learn expert social media tips to showcase your skills. In 90 minutes, you can go from powerless to powerhouse. This workshop will transform your knowledge and confidence. You’ll learn how and why performers benefit by developing social media skills and networking.

Among the scheduled guests:

Please share this info with all your filmmaker friends!
The Screen Actors Guild Foundation is now accepting submissions from all states east of the Mississippi for its October 2013 NY Shorts Showcase – it’ll be the launch of year five!
The deadline for submissions is 5 p.m. on Thursday, August 22. All entries received after that date will be placed in contention for our January 2014 event.
Webseries produced under a union contract are also eligible for consideration.

07/16/2013 7:00am

When: Noon, Tuesday, July 16

New members represent the future for SAG-AFTRA. The stronger they are, the stronger our union and all members are. The goal of the New Members Subcommittee of SAG-AFTRA Chicago's Community Outreach, Community Organizing (COCO) committee is to educate, engage and empower professional actors from the moment they become union members.

Start: 06/25/2013 - 1:00am
End: 06/25/2013 - 3:00am

When: 6 - 8 p.m. Monday, June 24

Where: Kaufherr Members Resource Center (KMRC)
1 E. Erie, Suite 660
Chicago, IL 60611
Here's your opportunity to get one-on-one advice from some of the top agents in town! Each member will spend five minutes one-on-one with an agent for on-camera auditioning, five minutes one-on-one with an agent for voiceover critiques and 10 minutes with an agent discussing headshots and self-marketing material.

Agents scheduled to participate are: 

Start: 06/11/2013 - 1:00am
End: 06/11/2013 - 4:00am

When: Monday, June 10, 2013
6 p.m. social hour
7  p.m. meeting

Where: Film Row Cinema at Columbia College
1104 S. Wabash, 8th Floor
Chicago, IL  60605

Special guests to be announced, please watch for The Activator for details.

Transportation: Green, Orange, or Red line to Roosevelt/State stop.

Parking: Street parking is available at metered locations. Paid lots are located along Wabash Avenue between Congress Parkway and Roosevelt Road.