New Orleans

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Tue, 01/17/2017 - 14:55

The New Orleans Local jumped into action after the recent historic flooding that took place in Louisiana. Longtime SAG-AFTRA member Jackie Harris called Second Harvest Food Bank to find out what was needed. Lorraine LeBlanc came up with a theme, which became the Cash and Cans get-together on Sept. 14. Member Outreach Chair Olga Wilhelmine reserved a space at a neighborhood restaurant, Rendon Inn, where stunt performers regularly gather.

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.

The SAG-AFTRA New Orleans Conservatory will be presenting the first Scene to Screen event on Jan. 4. Local Board member George Sanchez has adapted his novel Lit by Lightning for the screen. The story is about an actor who returns to New Orleans to investigate his father’s suspicious death. His quest takes him from the docks to an Irish Channel bar to a Bourbon Street drag show. A beautiful blonde stage manager complicates his task.

Start: 10/07/2016 - 1:30am
End: 10/07/2016 - 3:30am

“Is that true?” “Can they do that?” If you’ve ever been in a conversation with someone about our contracts and walked away with these nagging questions, the SAG-AFTRA Contracts 101 Workshop is for you. Join Cynthia Williams, Regional Education and Outreach Liaison from the Los Angeles office, as she provides an overview of the SAG-AFTRA Low Budget Contracts and New Media Agreement.  

Start: 10/18/2016 - 2:00am
End: 10/18/2016 - 4:00am

When: 7 - 9 p.m., Monday, Oct. 17
(Registration begins at 6:15 p.m.)

Special Guests: SAG-AFTRA President Gabrielle Carteris and National Executive Director David White

Where: Loews New Orleans Hotel
300 Poydras Street, Feliciana Room
New Orleans, LA 70130
(We are only able to validate and cover the cost of self-parking at the hotel. Valet parking is non-reimbursable.)

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