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Fri, 05/05/2017 - 14:21

By Mel MacKaron

Hey all, I have a great idea! I haven’t gotten a lot of work lately, but I’ve gotten some offers from some non-union projects. I think — as, apparently many others have — that I’ll go for it. After all, who am I hurting? And I could use an extra $50 or $100. Yeah, I know that when I joined SAG-AFTRA, I agreed to abide by Global Rule One, but what’s the big deal? And what’s the chance I’ll get caught?

Alright. Now that I have your attention, let me come back from fantasy world to reality land:

Wed, 04/12/2017 - 08:51

Please note that SAG-AFTRA has surrendered Lenz Agency’s franchise effective April 10, 2017, under the SAG Codified Agency Regulations Rule 16(g). 

The effect of the surrender is as follows:

No member of SAG-AFTRA may hereafter engage, use, or deal through this agency.

All contracts in force between this agency and the members of SAG-AFTRA are ipso facto and without further notice terminated except that the agency may retain and collect any commissions earned under said contracts prior to the surrender of franchise.

Tue, 01/17/2017 - 13:36

During this workshop, the art of the “cold read” will be analyzed and discussed. Come prepared to participate, practice and boost your skills and knowledge (no taping will occur). The workshop will be led by Linda Bearman.

The workshop will help you identify:

  • Current trends in the commercial world.
  • Actions to take in order to generate more opportunities for yourself in and out of the Las Vegas market.
  • Ways to maximize the internet and social media to the best of your abilities.

 

During this workshop, the art of the “cold read” will be analyzed and discussed. Come prepared to participate, practice and boost your skills and knowledge (no taping will occur). The workshop will be led by Linda Bearman.

The workshop will help you identify:

Mon, 01/09/2017 - 17:27

APRIL 2017 – SEEKING SUBMISSIONS

ONLINE SUBMISSION DEADLINE 02/06

Please share this information with all your filmmaker friends! 
 
The SAG-AFTRA Foundation is now accepting submissions from filmmakers residing in all states west of the Mississippi for its April 2017 Los Angeles Short Film Showcase. SUBMISSION DEADLINE is Monday, February 6, 2017. No deadline waiver.

Tom Shaker will outline tricks and tips that can aid actors in successfully ‘presenting’ themselves to producers. He’ll also share stories, anecdotes and improv tactics from his long and varied career, which include work on Passion of the Christ, Law & Order, HBO’s Rome, and Die Hard III.

When: 2 – 6 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 20
Check-in begins at 1:30 p.m.

Where: Unity Church
222 S. Rainbow Blvd., Room 218
Las Vegas, NV 89145

Start: 11/17/2016 - 3:00am
End: 11/17/2016 - 5:00am

Mingle with your fellow members and meet Cynthia Williams, Regional Education & Outreach Liaison - visiting from the SAG-AFTRA office in Los Angeles.

When: 7 – 9 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 16
           
Where: Giuseppe’s Bar & Grille
2630 W Horizon Ridge Pkwy
Henderson, NV 89052

Cost: Free. Hors d’oeuvres and non-alcoholic drinks will be served. No host bar.

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