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Start: 03/01/2010 - 12:00am
End: 03/01/2010 - 2:00am

When: 4–6 p.m., February 28, 2010

Where: Reel Women (Picture Box Studios)
701 Tillery Suite A-7
Austin, Texas

Cost: Members of the AAC attend for FREE. Please bring your SAG or AFTRA card for admittance (as a reminder all members of AAC must be paid up and in good standing with SAG or AFTRA.

Meet top Casting Directors in the Texas Region and find out what they're looking for as film production picks up in Texas.

Casting Director Panelists:

Start: 02/27/2010 - 2:30am
End: 02/27/2010 - 4:30am

We lost one of our best and brightest too soon. Please make plans to join us for a celebration of Jim Huston and the contributions he made to our community.

When: Friday, February 26, 2010

Time: 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. - Reception in the Art Gallery
7:30 – 8:30 p.m. - Screening of Jim’s short film “Occam’s Razor”

Where: Rice University
Rice Media Center(at the corner of University Blvd and Stockton, entrance #8)
6100 Main Street, MS-549
Houston, TX  77005

Austin Actors Conservatory presents a Script to Screen LIVE read of “Graverobbers” by Brian McDonald.

Graverobbers is the story of a man who recalls a tragic past-life, and becomes so obsessed with it that he nearly ruins his life in the present.

When: 4 - 6 p.m., Sunday, March 28

Where: The Hideout Theatre
617 Congress Avenue
Austin, TX  78701

Free to the public

Start: 01/24/2010 - 8:00am
End: 01/31/2010 - 8:00am

January 24 – Getting Your Act Together (Demo Reels, Pictures, Resumes) with Jonathan Grubbs, Damon Williams, Adrian Carr and Rosemary Marks

January 29 thru 31
– 3-Day On Camera Actors Workout with Adrian Carr (limited space available)

For more information, attend the January 10 launch party or contact Trish Avery at: trish.avery@sag.org or call (800) 724-0767, ext. 7 or (972) 361-8185.

Start: 01/11/2010 - 2:00am
End: 01/11/2010 - 4:00am

Austin Actors Conservatory gears up for a full year of workshops and Script to Screen programs. Join area industry professionals at the 2010 AAC Launch Party and become a Conservatory Member to get the best discount on a year of relevant programs for the professional actor.

$25 annual membership – check or cash only.

When: 6-8 p.m., Sunday, January 10, 2010

Cedar Street Courtyard
208 West 4th Street
Austin, TX  78701
(512) 495-9669

Open to the public – cash bar.

Start: 01/09/2010 - 3:00am
End: 01/09/2010 - 5:00am

SAG and AFTRA Members start the new year with a Membership Meeting and Mixer at the Rainbow Lodge. Get info on the new media contracts, Script to Screen, and the Houston and Austin Conservatory programs and workshops for 2010. 

7-9 p.m., Friday, January 8, 2010

Where: Rainbow Lodge
2011 Ella Blvd @ TC Jester
Houston, TX  77008

Dressy Casual - Appetizers and Cash Bar

Austin Actors Conservatory Take Over Spiderwood Studios

The AAC Script to Screen presentation of "Island Nation" by Ted Magee launches a unique event at Spiderwood Studios. Professional performers present a LIVE script read as the centerpiece for an event that includes studio tours, live Caribbean music from Crucial Mystic, industry networking and refreshments.

What: Script to Screen read of “Island Nation”

4 p.m., Sunday, November 15

Where: Spiderwood Studios
104 Utley Road
Utley, TX  

SAG supports the Houston Cinema Arts Festival

Join professional actors, filmmakers and creative artists at the Houston 2009 Cinema Arts Festival November 11 – 15. Setting the Scene workshop on November 14 at 1 p.m. is a great opportunity for members to learn more about the film process prior to auditions by examining the pre-production elements of “Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada” directed by SAG member Tommy Lee Jones.

Stop by the TXMPA VIP Lounge for a cup of coffee and a chat with fellow SAG members.