New Orleans

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Start: 12/04/2017 - 7:00pm
End: 12/04/2017 - 9:00pm

Join the New Orleans Local Board and our special guest for the New Orleans Local annual membership meeting. Learn the latest on what is happening in the marketplace, hear a presentation on the new Regional Commercials Contract and come enjoy holiday camaraderie with your fellow members while enjoying some food and drink. We are pleased to welcome Susan Bernecker, mother of John Bernecker, who will join us for a special tribute to John. John lost his life on July 13 doing what he loved - performing stunts on a set in Atlanta. John was a member of the New Orleans Local.

Tue, 08/29/2017 - 09:25

*Updated with important insurance claim information.

Emergency Assistance for SAG-AFTRA Members Affected by Hurricane Harvey

Residents of Texas and Louisiana are currently experiencing record floodwaters which have taken lives and continue to cause unprecedented damage in the region due to the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey. 

Mon, 08/14/2017 - 12:19

On Monday, Aug. 14, 2017, the ballot tabulation of the New Orleans Local election was conducted. Please note that some candidates ran unopposed and were declared elected without the necessity of a membership vote. Following are the results of the election. Those positions that required a balloted election are listed with an asterisk*. For complete balloted election results, click here.

Mon, 08/14/2017 - 11:13

Charles Ferrara 

New Louisiana Film Tax Credit Bill Signed by the Governor 

By Charles Ferrara

As you are probably aware by now, thanks to the periodic updates shared with us by the Louisiana Film Entertainment Association, the new film tax credit bill, Senate Bill 254, was introduced by Sen. J. P. Morrell and successfully approved by the Louisiana Legislature in the recent legislative session. The governor signed the bill June 16.