Join us for a night of fun and fundraising on Saturday, Oct. 20, 2012 for the inaugural Frank Nelson Celebrity Poker Party. Held at the Mulholland Tennis Club, the evening is hosted by Camryn Manheim and features a celebrity poker tournament, VIP reception, silent auction, and cigar lounge.
Activist, union leader and legendary performer Frank Nelson was instrumental in creating the first-ever Los Angeles Local benefit fund in 1959. Upon his death in 1986, the fund was renamed in his honor.
SAG members are invited to join the SAG Hollywood Conservatory Committee for an open house as the Conservatory rings in its 40th anniversary. The Conservatory program offers a low-cost opportunity for members to hone and develop their craft through classes, workshops and symposia - all on the AFI campus. Conservatory members are also eligible to be cast in AFI films.
Being a SAG member has lots of benefits such as this one. For more local deals and discounts please visit the Hollywood Local Member Benefits Page.
Come out and see future NFL stars in action at the NFLPA AstroTurf Collegiate Bowl on January 21 at the Home Depot Center. This game, sponsored by the National Football League Players Association, will feature some of the best college all-stars in the country.
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.
It was another successful year for the Hollywood Holiday Host Committee’s Annual Winter Celebration. More than 650 members turned out to celebrate the season with their fellow actors on December 14 at Screen Actors Guild headquarters in Los Angeles. Ned Vaughn, SAG’s 1st national vice president, spoke to the assembled crowd and offered well-wishes for the holidays. In this eighth year of the event, members once again demonstrated their generosity, as donation boxes overflowed with food for AIDS Project Los Angeles and toys for The Village Family Services.
As many as 2,000 SAG members and producers tuned in concurrently via a live online stream on Wednesday, November 30, 2011, to learn details of the new SAG Production Center, which allows producers to download forms and rate sheets, and in many instances sign online, saving substantial time and avoiding the headaches of the paper-based manual approach. You can see the complete live stream below.