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:
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.
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.
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."
The following is an excerpt from The Hollywood Reporter. For the complete story, click here.
by Jonathan Handel
In addition to the Screen Actor magazine you've traditionally received in your home, SAG now has a new digital issue, a companion to the print version, with exclusive bonus content you can't get in print, such as video and links to other online content. Take a look here! You can even download your own SAG Awards scorecard. (No substitute for actual voting of course, but it will help you keep track of your picks when the big show airs live this Sunday at 5 p.m. PT/8 p.m. ET on TNT and TBS.
WHO: 10-year-old actress Fatima Ptàcek (Saturday Night Live, Sesame Street, The Royal Pains and the upcoming The Rebound starring Catherine Zeta-Jones), celebrity storyteller Adrian Martinez (Law and Order, Flight of the Conchords, Morning Glory), R.Evolución Latina’s founders Luis Salgado (In the Heights-Broadway, Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown-Broadway) and Gabriela Garcia (Chicago-Broadway), volunteer readers from the SAG Foundation BookPALS (Performing Artists for Litera