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SAG Members May Accept Engagements on the “The Hobbit”

Filed in: Member Alert

Today, our sister union, New Zealand Actors Equity (NZ Equity) recommended that all international performers’ unions withdraw their advisories prohibiting members from accepting engagements on the feature film production The Hobbit.

In light of this recommendation, Screen Actors Guild is notifying you that SAG members may now accept engagements, under Screen Actors Guild contract terms and conditions, on The Hobbit.

SAG Statement Regarding the Feature Film Production "The Hobbit"

Los Angeles (October 20, 2010) - Screen Actors Guild today released the following statement regarding the feature film production The Hobbit:

“Today, our sister union New Zealand Actors Equity issued a statement recommending all international performer unions rescind their member advisories on the feature film production The Hobbit. In light of this recommendation, Screen Actors Guild will be alerting its members that they are now free to accept engagements, under Screen Actors Guild contract terms and conditions, on The Hobbit.”

SAG Offices Closed for Columbus Day Holiday

Filed in: Member Alert

Screen Actors Guild offices will be closed on Monday, October 11, in observance of the Columbus Day holiday.

 

Offices will re-open on Tuesday, October 12.

Alert: Online Dues Billing and Online Payments will be Unavailable 10/7 - 10/16

Filed in: Member Alert

Online dues billing and payments will be temporarily unavailable beginning Thursday, October 7 at 5 p.m. (PT). This service will be available again on Sunday, October 17.

4As "Do Not Work" Notice: JD LAWRENCE PRESENTS ME & MRS JONES

Producer: Executive Producers LLC
Writer/Director: JD Lawrence

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: THE RIDE, "A new live entertainment experience taking place on the streets of New York."

Producer: The Ride NY, Jonathan P. Danforth, Director and President/CEO

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.

Join Your Fellow Union Members for a Labor Day Tweet-a-Thon

Union Members Tweet in Support of Labor and Screen Actors Guild

SAG Congratulates The Levin Agency for 25 Years of Franchised Service

The Levin Agency is proud to celebrate its 25th anniversary as a SAG Franchised Agency.  “After a quarter of a century, I still remain that rare talent agency that has a big heart and cares about the underdog in a very competitive business.  I will continue to work each day with the same passion and integrity that I have had from the very beginning,” said agency owner Sid Levin.  It is a rewarding experience reaching this milestone, and Levin credits his wife, Patricia, who has been his rock solid foundation through it all.