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FIA Handbook on Moral Rights of Performers Now Available

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Experts Offer Online Security Advice

With all the news of hacking and identity theft, the online world can be a scary place. To arm members with the knowledge they need to protect themselves, the SAG Hollywood Division held a special presentation titled Protecting Yourself in a Cyber World on December 7, 2011 at SAG headquarters in Hollywood.

A Message from Screen Actors Guild President Ken Howard

Dear Screen Actors Guild Member,
 
As an actor, you know the harm that is caused when people steal your work. That’s why Screen Actors Guild has partnered with Creative America, a new grassroots organization that gives the members of the entertainment community a powerful, unified voice in the fight for stronger laws and policies to protect American jobs and creativity.
 

Coalition Seeks Broader Actor Protections Worldwide

July 15, 2010 – Screen Actors Guild joined other actor unions and entertainment industry advocates in their support of finalizing an international treaty on audiovisual performances, which would enhance actors’ rights and protections worldwide.

JOINT STATEMENT REGARDING JOINT STRATEGIC PLAN ON INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY ENFORCEMENT

LOS ANGELES (June 22, 2010) – American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (AFTRA), Directors Guild of America (DGA), International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees, Moving Picture Technicians, Artists and Allied Crafts of the United States, Its Territories and Canada (IATSE), and Screen Actors Guild (SAG) today released the following statement:

SAG, AFTRA, DGA, IATSE Send Letter to Obama in Support of President's Intellectual Property Stance

March 31, 2010

Dear President Obama:


On behalf of the 300,000 members of our Guild and unions that work in the film, television and music industries, we thank you for your remarks on the importance of protecting intellectual property made before the Export-Import Bank Annual Conference.

White House Urged to Step Up Efforts to Protect Intellectual Property

Music, Movie, and Television Creators Embrace New Business Models, but Cite Growing Threat to Jobs from Copyright Theft

Washington, DC (March 24, 2010) – A wide coalition representing American movie, television and music industry and labor groups today urged the Federal Government to bolster its efforts to protect intellectual property and protect the jobs and wages lost because of content theft.