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New Media Producers Can Now Sign SAG With Online Application

Screen Actors Guild Production Center Offers Online Resources to Ease Signatory Process

Los Angeles (April 28, 2011) — Screen Actors Guild has unveiled its new online signatory application, allowing new media producers, for the first time, the opportunity to sign SAG online.

Screen Actors Guild Welcomes Deborah Skelly as Executive Director of Industry Relations and Organizing

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LOS ANGELES (April 21, 2011) – Screen Actors Guild today announced that Deborah Skelly has joined the Guild as executive director of industry relations and organizing. Skelly comes to SAG most recently from Fusion Film Group LLC, where she served as vice president of business and legal affairs. As a published author, former feature film agent and comedy talent representative, Skelly understands first-hand the creative talent landscape and is an accomplished and aggressive advocate for actors.


Canadian Actors Produce New Video Promoting Workplace Accessibility

Joint Statement from SAG, AFTRA, DGA and IATSE At Congressional Press Conference to Discuss Harm of Internet Theft

Los Angeles (April 4, 2011) – 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), and Screen Actors Guild (SAG) today released the following statement:

Screen Actors Guild and AFTRA Reach Tentative Agreement with Industry Representatives on New Non-Broadcast/Industrial Contracts

LOS ANGELES (March 31, 2011) – Screen Actors Guild and the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists today announced that the Joint AFTRA and SAG Non-Broadcast/Industrials Negotiating Committee have reached a tentative agreement with industry representatives on terms for three-year successor agreements to the SAG Industrial and Educational Contract and the AFTRA National Code of Fair Practice for Non Broadcast/Industrial/Educational Recorded Material. The contracts were set to expire on April 30, 2011 and will now be effective May 1, 2011 to April 30, 2014.

SAG/AFTRA Dancers Committee Chair Bobbie Bates Honored at the 2011 Dance Track Magazine Artist Awards

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SAG/AFTRA Dancers Committee chair Bobbie Bates was honored with the Dancers in Solidarity Award on March 27 at the 2011 Dance Track Magazine Artist Awards for her efforts to improve working conditions and the professional lives of dancers and choreographers.

Screen Actors Guild Commemorates Black History Month with Celebrations of African-American Actors in Los Angeles and New York

Los Angeles (February 23, 2011) — In commemoration of Black History Month, Screen Actors Guild National Ethnic Employment Opportunities Committee and SAG Affirmative Action & Diversity will present events today in Los Angeles and New York celebrating the history and accomplishments of African Americans in film and television.

Media Inc. Has Pacific Northwest SAG Members Covered

Pacific Northwest SAG members were delighted to find their executive director Dena Beatty as the cover story in Media Inc., a Northwest media marketing publication. Portland National Board Member Mary McDonald-Lewis says, "With our talent, film incentives, burgeoning film and animation industry, this is exactly where Screen Actors Guild belongs — front and center in the eyes of the media industry."