Mother's Day weekend also ushers in the much-anticipated hosting gig of Saturday Night Live by SAG Life Achievement honoree Betty White.
The Associated Press published a new article on White that begins with a sentiment that couldn't be more true:
If you're in the Los Angeles area, please join us at SAG headquarters (5757 Wilshire) on Friday for the big thesagshop One Day Only Sale, 11-3 p.m. Up to 50% off on all kinds of SAG-branded, union-made, made-in-the-USA products! Cash and checks only, please.
NBC Los Angeles called this sale one of "the best places to shop."
As part of its ongoing effort to discover and develop culturally and ethnically diverse talent and actors with disabilities, the Disney ABC Television Group's Casting Project will hold auditions for consideration for the ABC Talent Showcase-this opportunity also affords the majority of participants the chance to audition for a variety of ABC (and other networks') pilots and ongoing programming. ABC has a long-standing commitment to promoting diversity in the entertainment industry through a variety of projects administered by its Talent Development & Casting departments.
The inaugural SAG Agent of the Month has been announced and it is Chaim Magnum of The Lemon Lime Agency, submitted by SAG member Adam Jeffries. Are you represented by a terrific, franchised agent that should be the next SAG Agent of the Month? Click here to find out how you can submit your agent. We look forward to hearing from you!
SAG Agent of the Month Chaim Magnum, The Lemon Lime Agency
SAG National Director, New Media Mark Friedlander and Associate National Director, Affirmative Action & Diversity Adam Moore will be guests on the program Tomorrow Will Be Televised Friday, April 30. The program runs live at noon PST/3 p.m. EST on BlogTalk Radio.
Los Angeles (April 19, 2010) - Screen Actors Guild is hosting its second indoor carnival and informational fair to celebrate the launch of its new Young Performers website. The last indoor carnival celebrated the launch of the updated SAG Young Performers Handbook in 2007. Hundreds of SAG young performers have been invited to attend the event, which features games, raffles, information booths, an interactive tour of the new website, a Wii Lounge and more.
Part one of a recent panel discussion presented by SAG New Media and DigitalLA is now live on SAG TV.
Producer: Cirque du Soleil, MSG Entertainment and BASE Entertainment
AEA, AFTRA, AGMA, AGVA and SAG members are advised that there is NOT a union contract in place for these productions, except for BANANA SHPEEL. Members of Actors' Equity as well as other entertainment Unions may NOT accept employment in these productions without an appropriate union contract.
Equity Franchised Agents are reminded that it is a violation of the Agency Regulations to submit Equity members for non-union work.