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SAG Chicago Branch President Featured in "DIY Film" Magazine

Filed in: Locals

Screen Actors Guild Chicago Branch President Ilyssa Fradin was recently featured in the indie film magazine Chicago DIY Film.

Screen Actors Guild Announces Dual Howard Keel Award Honorees for 2011

Filed in: Locals, Member Alert

Los Angeles (February 9, 2011) - Screen Actors Guild announced today that actors Dan Fitzgerald of the Florida Branch and Will Lyman of the Boston Branch will be the co-recipients of the 3rd Annual Howard Keel Award for their significant contributions to the Guild. The Howard Keel Award is the highest honor given by the Screen Actors Guild Regional Branch Division, and will be presented in May at the Regional Branch Division's annual Regional Branch Conference in Orlando, Florida.

Oregon's Incoming Governor Boosts Tax Incentives by $10 Million

Filed in: Locals

The news for Screen Actors Guild Portland Branch actors was good Wednesday as incoming Governor John Kitzhaber announced his 2011-12 budget, with Oregon's film tax credits intact and increased. Under "Revenue Changes" in his report, Kitzhaber recommended "an expansion of the Film Development Tax Credit." He said putting Oregon on the big screen is key to bringing in revenue, and he is boosting the production tax credit by $10 million a year.

Dallas/Ft. Worth Office Closed Friday Due to Inclement Weather

Filed in: Locals, Member Alert

The Dallas/Ft. Worth SAG office will be closed Friday due to inclement weather. Thank you.

Media Inc. Has Pacific Northwest SAG Members Covered

Pacific Northwest SAG members were delighted to find their executive director Dena Beatty as the cover story in Media Inc., a Northwest media marketing publication. Portland National Board Member Mary McDonald-Lewis says, "With our talent, film incentives, burgeoning film and animation industry, this is exactly where Screen Actors Guild belongs — front and center in the eyes of the media industry."

Chicago Office Will Close Today at 2 p.m. and Remain Closed Until Thursday, Feb. 3

Filed in: Locals, Member Alert

The Chicago Branch office will close today at 2 p.m., and will remain closed until Thursday, Feb. 3 due to severe weather conditions. Thank you.

SAG Regional Branch Division Re-Elects Hartley-Margolin 3rd National Vice President

Filed in: Governance, Locals

Los Angeles (November 1, 2010) — On Friday, October 22, 2010, Screen Actors Guild’s Regional Branch Division Board of Directors re-elected David Hartley-Margolin to the position of 3rd national vice president of Screen Actors Guild for a third term.