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Thu, 05/12/2016 - 13:04

ABC Casting Department is Now Accepting Submissions for ABC Discovers: Talent Showcase – New York, Deadline June 3

As part of its ongoing effort to discover and develop diverse talent and actors with disabilities, the ABC Casting Department will hold auditions for consideration for the 38th ABC Discovers: Talent Showcase.

Selected participants perform in a one night showcase for casting directors, talent agents, managers and other industry professionals.

Start: 05/27/2016 - 2:00am
End: 05/27/2016 - 4:00am

SAG-AFTRA Contracts: Demystified, May 26

Yes, you can afford to use professional actors in your low budget project. Shooting your project under a SAG-AFTRA agreement has never been easier; we have a contract for every budget level. Let us walk you through the signatory process of the Short Film Agreement and the Ultra-Low Budget Agreement and show you how easy it is to work with these contracts. The workshop will also highlight other simple agreements you can sign to use professional actors in your student films and webisodes.

Mon, 05/09/2016 - 14:40

Hundreds of supporters of the film and television industry and the tax incentive program were at the State House in Boston today to urge state legislators to keep the incentive in place as it is now.

A number of proposals have been filed to dismantle or weaken the program. The Legislature is now debating the state budget, where opponents in the past have tried to attack the program.

If you were not at the State House today please:

Start: 04/11/2016 - 6:00pm
End: 04/11/2016 - 7:00pm

BookPALS Training, April 11

New England BookPALS (Performing Artists for Literacy in Schools), a program of the SAG-AFTRA Foundation, is a unique volunteer program of performers who read aloud to children in underserved elementary schools. Our goal is to inspire young readers and bring the magic of books alive. Reading aloud to children is one of the most important things you can do to help them succeed in reading and school - and it’s fun!

Tue, 04/05/2016 - 13:49

Boston Straeon Spring/Summer Weekend Intensive Workshops, May-August

Join Boston Straeon for their Spring/Summer Weekend Intensive Workshops. SAG-AFTRA members are being offered a 20 percent discount.

When: 10-6 p.m., May 21-May 22
10-6 p.m., June 11-June 12
10-6 p.m., July 9-July 10 
10-6 p.m., August 6-August 7
Where: Mount Ida College
Alumnae Hall
777 Dedham Street
Newton, MA 02459