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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

Where:
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. 

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

Where: Rainbow Lodge
2011 Ella Blvd @ TC Jester
Houston, TX  77008
www.rainbow-lodge.com

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”

When:
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.

"Returning Champion" is the next LIVE read presented by Austin Conservatory's Script to Screen Team. This off-the-wall comedy is the story of what happens when a college freshman is booted out of school and has to move back home to his has-been game-show host and hostess parents. The only way out of answering relentless trivia questions and guessing which door breakfast is behind is to get his out-of-work parents back on the air.

An ever-growing independent film market has enticed established writers and professional performers to create a new avenue in presenting their ideas to area investors, directors and producers. This kind of presentation before a live audience leads to renewed interest in scripts as well as local collaboration and production. Join industry members for this live film script presentation.

What: “Clayton” by Kevin A. Mahoney

When: Monday, July 27
6:30 – 7:00 – Networking
7:00 – 9:00 – Script Read

Join the Script to Screen Team in Houston! The Houston Script to Screen Team announces its summer read “Clayton” by Kevin Mahoney

Casting for “Clayton” is underway. For possible consideration to become part of the Script to Screen Team, please submit your headshot and resume to sheila.cooper@sag.org no later than July 6, 2009.

Team members will need to be available for the read on July 27 and one rehearsal prior to the week of performance.

Start: 07/12/2009 - 11:00pm
End: 07/13/2009 - 1:00am

TEXAS INCENTIVES—HOW TO GET A PIECE OF THE PIE!

Discover the ins & outs of the TX Moving Image Industry Incentive Program & building the biz in Texas.

Join this open forum for producers, directors, actors and crew. Learn about the new incentives for growing work in Film, Commercial Advertising, Corporate Film, Video Gaming, & New Media. Find out how the new incentives have impacted Texas production, who’s using the incentives, and how home grown creativity can benefit from the new program.

When: Sunday, July 12, 2009

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