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National Board Extends NED Contract, Ratifies Animation Agreements

LOS ANGELES (Oct. 12, 2014) — The SAG-AFTRA National Board, meeting this weekend in a face-to-face plenary in Los Angeles, extended David White’s role as National Executive Director and authorized a new four-year contract in that capacity, expiring Oct. 12, 2018. Details of the agreement are confidential and were not disclosed.

Do Not Work Notice: Non-Union Syndicated Show "Laughs"

Attention all members: Please read the following important notice regarding the Half Life Productions program Laughs.
 
SAG-AFTRA has issued a "no-contract, no-work" order for the first-run syndicated program Laughs, produced by Half Life Productions and Executive Producer Steve Hofstetter. This company has not yet executed a minimum basic agreement with SAG-AFTRA.
 

Do Not Work Order: Knife Fight

Attention All Members - please read the following important notice regarding Authentic Entertainment for Esquire Network

SAG-AFTRA has issued a "no-contract, no-work" order for the cable television series Knife Fight, produced by Authentic Entertainment for Esquire Network. This company has refused to sign a collective bargaining agreement with SAG-AFTRA.

4As "Do Not Work" Notice: Jon and Juan's Wedding, Freckleface Strawberry and How to Train Your Dragon

ALERT: JON AND JUAN'S WEDDING

Producer: Broward Center for the Performing Arts

AEA, AFTRA, AGMA, AGVA and SAG members are advised that Actors' Equity Association does NOT have a contract for this production.

AEA, AFTRA, AGMA, AGVA and SAG members may NOT accept employment in this production without an Equity contract.

Equity Franchised Agents are reminded that it is a violation of the Agency Regulations to submit Equity members for non-Equity work.

4As "Do Not Work" Notice: FAME THE MUSICAL/Macao International Music Festival, Macao, China - UPDATE

Alert: FAME THE MUSICAL/Macao International Music Festival, Macao, China - UPDATE
Producers: Keith Marrapodi, Barkley Kalpak Associates
Director: Jeff Kalpak
Casting Director: Bess Fifer CSA

Please note that although this production is stating in some notices that it is "non-jurisdictional", the work falls directly in AEA's jurisdiction.

UPDATED Alert: 4As "Do Not Work" Notice - THRILLER LIVE

Producer: Paul Walden & Derek Nicol for Flying Music - Mark Strange, Manager, Adrian Grant for Key Concerts

AEA, AFTRA, AGMA, AGVA and SAG members are advised that Actors' Equity Association does NOT have a contract for this production, and does not have an Exchange Agreement for the West End production.

AEA, AFTRA, AGMA, AGVA and SAG members may NOT accept employment in this production without an Equity contract or an Exchange Agreement.

4As "Do Not Work" Notice: GIRL TALK - THE MUSICAL/GIRLS NIGHT - THE MUSICAL

Producer: Entertainment Events, Inc.

AEA, AFTRA, AGMA, AGVA and SAG members are advised that Actors' Equity Association does NOT have a contract for GIRL TALK - THE MUSICAL.

AEA, AFTRA, AGMA, AGVA and SAG members may NOT accept employment in this production without an Equity contract.

Equity Franchised Agents are reminded that it is a violation of the Agency Regulations to submit Equity members for non-Equity work.

4As "Do Not Work" Notice: Black Sheep Productions

Music Director/Arranger/Co-producer: Aaron Gandy
Casting Director: Jill Carlen

This production is claiming that it is "Non-Jurisdictional". For more on Equity's position on this phrase, click here...

AEA, AFTRA, AGMA, AGVA and SAG members are advised that there is not a union contract for this production.

AEA, AFTRA, AGMA, AGVA and SAG members may NOT accept employment in this production without an appropriate union contract.