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Hollywood Members: ”What You Need to Know About Your Agency Contract Before Signing It”

Don’t Miss This SAG General Services Agreement Seminar
Tuesday, November 29, 2011

Laugh Factory Hosts 32nd Annual Free Thanksgiving Day Feast, November 24

Using the power of laughter to turn holiday loneliness to joy, the club is transformed into a wonderland where people from all walks of life are welcome to come and enjoy turkey, stuffing, and the trimmings. Top comedians will greet and serve guests, as well as perform live shows following each of four meal servings throughout the day.

Where: Laugh Factory
8001 Sunset Blvd.
Hollywood, CA 90046
When: Thursday, November 24, 2011
Servings at 1 p.m., 3 p.m., 5 p.m., 7 p.m. First-come, first-served.

Hollywood Members: Don’t Miss the 8th Annual Winter Celebration, December 14

The Hollywood Holiday Host Committee invites you to join your fellow members for the merriment and good cheer in celebration of the holiday season. Those interested in helping others in our community can contribute an unwrapped toy to The Village Family Services toy drive or a non-perishable food item for the AIDS Project Los Angeles food drive.
When: 7-9:30p.m., Wednesday, December 14, 2011

Where: Screen Actors Guild

Join SAG and LA Labor to Walk for Our Unsung Heroes, November 19. Join Team Homeless Heroes Today.

Screen Actors Guild’s MOVE Committee and Military Personnel & Families Support Task Force are proud to support HomeWalk, the United Way of Greater Los Angeles’ annual 5K Run/Walk to End Homelessness. In Los Angeles County alone, 51,000 people are homeless. Each year thousands join together to do their part by fundraising and spreading the word that homelessness is a solvable problem.

Performance Capture Seminar on Wednesday in Los Angeles

Woody Schultz, national chair of the SAG Performance Capture Committee, joined by other seasoned performance capture artists will present an explanation of performance capture, give examples of projects that have used the technology, discuss the process from an actor's perspective including similarities to and differences from traditional film/TV performance, address the fears and myths surrounding the technology, discuss where the technology is headed, and address some of the things performers should be aware of regarding contracts, coverage, pay, jurisdiction, etc.

Silvestri Honored by SAG Singers at Meet the Composer III

Accomplished composer Alan Silvestri was lauded by his peers at a special evening in his honor on October 27.

Organized by Screen Actors Guild Hollywood Singers Committee, Meet the Composer III took place at the Writers Guild Theater in Beverly Hills and highlighted Silvestri’s contributions to film and television, including CHiPs, Starsky and Hutch, the Back to the Future trilogy, Forrest Gump, The Abyss, Predator, Stuart Little, and many others.

SAG Members Save 25% on Registration for Variety’s Film Technology Summit and Future of Film Summit, November 7 & 8

Two days of high level discussions and schmoozing with Hollywood's top executives: Film Technology Summit on November 7 and Future of Film Summit on November 8 provide unique access to Hollywood's and digital media's top decision-makers from Warner Bros, Universal Studios, Sony Pictures, The Weinstein Company, Digital Domain, Facebook, Google and producers and financiers behind Hollywood's top projects!

SAG Dubbing Agreement Caucus to be Held, Thursday, November 3