Washington - Mid Atlantic

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Thu, 02/07/2013 - 11:40

On Sunday, Jan. 27, 2013, SAG-AFTRA member Bruce McBarnette hosted his annual Screen Actors Guild Awards Art Reception at the Embassy of Croatia in Washington, DC. Approximately 85 guests attended, including SAG-AFTRA members and Croatian diplomats. Along with screening the SAG Awards, guests viewed art from local artists, and participated in the art of physiognomy as performed by Gail Romiti. This is the 15th year that McBarnette has hosted a SAG Awards reception, and the proceeds from the event benefited Charlie’s Place, a local homeless service center.

Mon, 01/28/2013 - 16:31

SAG-AFTRA member and WTOP news anchor Richard Day signed off for his final time on Sunday, January 27, 2013 as he journeys into retirement. He had been with WTOP since 1985, though his first job in radio was in 1958 in his hometown of York, Pennsylvania. He also worked at NBC in Washington, WCBM in Baltimore, and as a reporter/producer for syndicated television.
Richard Day

Mon, 01/28/2013 - 16:30

The National Association of Black Journalists inducted six journalists into its Hall of Fame on Jan. 17, 2013. Each year, the NABJ pays tribute to legendary African American journalists who made exceptional contributions to journalism. The ceremony was held at The Newseum in Washington, DC. Among the inductees was Sue Simmons, who worked at WBAL-TV and WRC-TV in the 1970s before moving to New York to anchor at WNBC-TV for 32 years. While she was unable to attend the ceremony, she sent a video-taped speech in which she spoke highly of her time in both Baltimore and DC.

Tue, 01/22/2013 - 12:31

Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley revealed his budget proposal on Jan. 16, in which he proposed an increase in funding for the Film Production Employment Act $7.5 million to $25 million for fiscal year 2014. This is a very exciting prospect for our Local and we will keep you informed on how you can help propel this through the legislative process.

Start: 02/26/2013 - 3:00am
End: 02/26/2013 - 5:00am

Please come to our first membership meeting of 2013!  

Richard Jefferies of Wiseacre Films (Elfman), Carl Glorioso of the Fredrick Film Office, Kurt Ubersax of KJU Productions and Eduardo Sanchez of Haxan Films (Lovely Molly) will be holding a panel to discuss independent film in Maryland and present their views on the future of the film and television industries. It is an honor to have them at our meeting and have them share their insight! 

Join host Bruce McBarnette and other local actors as they watch the live broadcast of the SAG Awards, view artwork, win prizes and meet diplomats. Enjoy wine, refreshments, and the art of physiognomy (face reading) performed by Gail Romiti.

When: 6 - 10:30 p.m., Sunday, Jan. 27, 2013