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Mon, 05/21/2018 - 15:26

Support Women Artists Now — SWAN — Day is an annual international day celebrating women’s creativity in all its forms. Started and organized by WomenArts, a nonprofit arts service organization dedicated to helping women artists get the resources they need to do their creative work, this year’s SWAN Day Houston was sponsored by the SAG-AFTRA National Women’s Committee and the Houston-Austin Local. 

Mon, 05/14/2018 - 10:01

What is Script to Screen?

With a goal to provide work opportunities for industry professionals living and working in Texas, the Script to Screen series is a LIVE read by professional actors of unproduced films or TV scripts before an industry audience. The Script to Screen project is committed to helping professional writers present their work to potential investors and provide a level of talent that can help facilitate casting.

Curious about the union and its benefits for media projects and the working professional actor in Texas? Join Trish Avery, Executive Director of the SAG-AFTRA Dallas-Fort Worth Local, in a conversation on how to generate work in Texas and take your career to the next level. This event is open to actors, writers, producers and others in the entertainment industry.

When: 1-3 p.m., Saturday, April 28

Where: MediaTech
3324 Walnut Bend Lane
Houston, TX 77042

Start: 04/17/2018 - 6:00pm
End: 04/17/2018 - 8:00pm

You are invited to Houston's monthly SAG-AFTRA Membership Mixer. Come meet with fellow members to share ideas, industry news, plus catch up on community service projects and other activities.  We look forward to seeing you there!

When: 6 - 8 p.m. (stay longer if you wish), Tuesday, April 17

 

Where: El Real Tex-Mex Café
1201 Westheimer Rd. (near the intersection of Montrose and Westheimer at Yoakum)
Houston, TX 77006

 

Start: 04/15/2018 - 2:00pm
End: 04/15/2018 - 4:00pm

This Conservatory workshop provides a look at the evolving digital age and how to develop a social media presence and incorporate it into your daily professional life. This includes Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, YouTube and other relevant platforms, and the session will outline how they can best be utilized as an actor. Discussion will cover tools and techniques to further explore using your brand to fine-tune fan and follower engagements and interactions.

Start: 04/15/2018 - 1:00pm
End: 04/15/2018 - 4:00pm
  • Welcome special guest and social media expert Ryan Walker, owner of The Social Media Advantage (TSMA).
  • Discover the increasing opportunities for work under the Texas Regional Commercials contract
  • Share one-on-one conversations with your Houston-Austin board and Next Gen Performer chairs.
  • Catch up on state media incentives and TXMPA updates 

When: 1 - 4 p.m., Sunday, April 15
Doors Open at 12:30 p.m.

 

 

Mon, 03/26/2018 - 11:24

SAG-AFTRA member Sean Pratt, a career coach for actors and audiobook narrators, presented Let Me Tell You a Story: An Introduction to the Audiobook Industry for Austin Actors Conservatory on Sunday, Feb. 20. Pratt gave inside advice on how working actors can expand their skillsets and career opportunities in the thriving audiobook market, where he has built a successful niche. Pratt shared his insights on the best internet resources for finding work, standards for making an audiobook narration demo reel and basic equipment needs for creating an at-home recording booth.

Start: 04/07/2018 - 6:00pm
End: 04/07/2018 - 8:45pm

The Dallas-Fort Worth Local welcomes international star Pablo Azar for an evening conversation and you are invited! Hector Garcia, Dallas-Ft. Worth National Board Member, will host the conversation on the changing dynamics in Spanish language media work, and in particular the success of SAG-AFTRA members in organizing Telemundo. 

Start: 03/20/2018 - 6:00pm
End: 03/20/2018 - 8:00pm

You are invited to Houston's monthly SAG-AFTRA Membership Mixer. Come meet with fellow members to share ideas, industry news, plus catch up on community service projects and other activities.  We look forward to seeing you there!

When: 6 - 8 p.m. (stay longer if you wish), Tuesday, March 20

Where: El Real Tex-Mex Café
1201 Westheimer Rd. (near the intersection of Montrose and Westheimer at Yoakum)
Houston, TX 77006

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