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Screen Actors Guild Detroit Branch Announces Election Results

Screen Actors Guild today announced election results for the Detroit Branch elections.

Candidates elected from the Detroit Branch include:

SAG Praises New Industry Copyright Alerts System

Screen Actors Guild is extremely pleased to hear about today’s announcement of the new Copyright Alerts System Agreement between Internet Service Providers (ISPs) and entertainment companies. This landmark agreement will help Internet subscribers learn and understand when their Internet account is potentially being misused for digital content theft.

SAG Partners with Entertainment Industry to Launch Creative America -- Initiative Aimed at Eliminating Content Theft

Screen Actors Guild is teaming up with AFTRA, DGA, IATSE and major studios and networks to launch the Creative America initiative to discourage content theft and educate the public about its harmful effects. President Ken Howard today sent a message announcing the launch to SAG members across the country and SAG staff received a video message from national executive director David White.

Please click here to see the Creative America news release sent out today.

SAG and AFTRA Convene Formal Discussions to Create One Union

Filed in: Press & Media

Silver Spring, Maryland (June 19, 2011) ---- Screen Actors Guild and the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists convened this weekend for the first, formal face-to-face discussions between the AFTRA New Union Committee and the SAG Merger Task Force at the National Labor College in Silver Spring, Maryland.   

Joint Statement Commending Senate Judiciary Committee Passage of the Commercial Felony Streaming Act

Joint Statement from AFM, AFTRA, DGA, IATSE, IBT and SAG Commending Senate Judiciary Committee Passage of S. 978, the Commercial Felony Streaming Act

New Study Shows Senior Performers Underutilized

Los Angeles (June 9, 2011) — A study released today shows that while senior performers continue to face age discrimination, they rate high in satisfaction as artists and generally feel good about where they are in life.

Screen Actors Guild Production Center and Online Signatory Application Debut at Produced By Conference

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Public Beta of the Application Already a Hit with More Than 500 Producers Using the System in the First Month

Los Angeles (June 4, 2011) — Screen Actors Guild National Executive Director David White today publicly previewed SAG’s  new online application for producers as part of the Guild’s appearance at the Producers Guild of America’s Third Annual Produced By Conference at Walt Disney Studios in Burbank, Calif.

Joint Statement from AFM, AFTRA, DGA, IATSE, IBT and SAG Commending Senate Judiciary Committee Passage of the PROTECT IP Act

Los Angeles (May 26, 2011) – American Federation of Musicians (AFM), American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (AFTRA), Directors Guild of America (DGA), International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees, Moving Picture Technicians, Artists and Allied Crafts of the United States, Its Territories and Canada (IATSE), International Brotherhood of Teamsters (IBT), and Screen Actors Guild (SAG) today released the following statement: