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Start: 04/05/2017 - 1:00pm
End: 04/05/2017 - 9:00pm

 Security Crisis. Since the beginning of 2014, the International News Safety Institute reported 234 journalists have been killed in the line of duty and more than a 1,000 have lost their lives in the last decade reporting the news. Threats, intimidation and even the potential risk of injury are standard operating procedure for many journalists in the pursuit to investigate and tell the stories and preserve the public’s right to know. The safety of broadcasters and journalists is quickly changing.

Start: 03/12/2017 - 6:00pm
End: 03/12/2017 - 9:00pm

In order to build awareness of members’ work and to foster interest and collaboration with local producers and directors, the Northwest Screenwriters Guild is collaborating with the SAG-AFTRA Seattle Local Conservatory and The Film School for a Script and Actor Showcase. You will hear excerpts from NwSG members’ work performed by professional union actors, guided by some of your best local directors.

Tue, 03/07/2017 - 08:59

SEATTLE (March 7, 2016) — SAG-AFTRA members have ratified their first contract with KNKX 88.5 FM, one of the most popular public radio stations in the country. The members of the bargaining unit voted overwhelmingly to approve the contract. The deal includes a 6-percent wage increase over three years as well as significant improvements to the employer-sponsored healthcare and vacation benefits. 

Start: 03/13/2017 - 9:00am
End: 03/13/2017 - 4:00pm

Each year hundreds of creative industry professionals descend on the state Capitol in Olympia for Film Day, to meet with their state Senator and Representatives. These face-to-face conversations have proven to be one of the most powerful ways in which we convey the important impact our industry has statewide.

Wed, 01/18/2017 - 10:19

Seattle Local members and area performers attended a panel discussion on stunt and on set safety on Oct. 23, hosted by the SAG-AFTRA Seattle Conservatory. Moderated by Seattle Local President Rik Deskin, the panel featured Assistant Director Tony Bucerra (The Man in the High Castle), and member and stunt performer Peter Tiemann.

Mon, 01/09/2017 - 17:27



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 Seattle Local will be hosting “Every Artist Insured: Helping You Find Affordable Health Insurance.” This event is for members that may have questions or need help enrolling in a health care plan. The workshop will cover the following:

• Affordable Care Act options and requirements
• How to get affordable health insurance with the help of federal subsidies
• Walking through the enrollment process