Washington - Mid Atlantic

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Start: 07/21/2017 - 2:00pm
End: 07/21/2017 - 4:00pm

On July 15, 2017, your SAG-AFTRA National Board overwhelmingly approved and recommended a YES vote for the TV/Theatrical tentative agreement reached with the AMPTP. Eligible SAG-AFTRA members will receive a postcard in the coming days on how to vote electronically or by paper ballot on the proposed successor agreements covering motion pictures, scripted primetime dramatic television and new media production.

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 14:39

On May 8, local members gathered for our semi-annual membership meeting held at Maggiano’s Little Italy Restaurant in Washington, D.C. Members had the opportunity to submit questions about the union, ranging from how to bring more film work to our region to questions about meal benefits and national policies for working on set during extreme temperatures. SAG-AFTRA staff worked diligently to collect all of the member questions in advance and gave brief individualized presentations to answer member concerns.

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 14:35

Members of the Recording Artists and Singers Committee (RASC), known as “RASCals,” have made inroads in fulfilling the purpose of the committee through outreach to local artists and national associations, attending area music events, contributing toward and co-sponsoring events for worthy musical organizations, and promoting SAG-AFTRA’s name and influence in the industry.

Tue, 06/20/2017 - 10:14

Member leaders and staff in the Washington-Mid Atlantic Local have been out and about representing your union at industry, labor, educational and community events. Here’s a snapshot of recent highlights. 

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Business Representative Ryan Hastings traveled to the Charlotte Film Festival in September and gave presentations at Davidson University and Piedmont Central Community College, hosted a member meet-and-greet and met with several area agents.

Tue, 06/20/2017 - 10:12

On Jan. 29, more than 80 members and their guests from the SAG-AFTRA Washington-Mid Atlantic Local gathered at the Angelika Film Center & Café at Mosaic in Fairfax, Virginia, to watch and celebrate the 23rd Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards. Before the show began, guests were invited to mingle with fellow members in the lounge while watching the red carpet interviews. During commercials, the fun continued with games and trivia about the evening’s nominees, and winners went home with some pretty awesome prizes.