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SAG National Board Approves and Recommends Ratification of Basic Cable Live Action Deal

SCREEN ACTORS GUILD NATIONAL BOARD OF DIRECTORS APPROVES TENTATIVE BASIC CABLE AND ANIMATION CONTRACTS AND RECOMMENDS RATIFICATION OF BASIC CABLE LIVE ACTION DEAL

Los Angeles (December 4, 2010) – The National Board of Screen Actors Guild today overwhelmingly approved the tentative agreements reached November 10 with the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers for successor contracts to the Basic Cable Live Action, Basic Cable Animation and Television Animation contracts.

SAG and AFTRA Joint Board Recommends Ratification of Contracts

JOINT NATIONAL BOARD OF AFTRA AND SCREEN ACTORS GUILD APPROVES TENTATIVE TELEVISION AND MOTION PICTURE CONTRACTS AND RECOMMENDS RATIFICATION

Los Angeles (December 4, 2010) – The Joint National Board of Screen Actors Guild and the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists today overwhelmingly approved the tentative agreement reached with the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers on November 7 – a deal which it is now recommending to the respective union memberships.

Joint Statement on Combating Online Infringement and Counterfeits Act

AFTRA, DGA, IATSE & SAG Applaud Committee Action on Combating Online Infringement and Counterfeits Act 


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SAG Celebrates the Actors and Filmmakers of AFI FEST 2010 Presented by Audi

Los Angeles (November 11, 2010) - SAG members such as Oscar® winner Halle Berry, Clark Gregg (Ironman, (500) Days of Summer, SAG National Board member), John Heard (Home Alone, Entourage), RJ Mitte (Breaking Bad), Bobby Naderi (The Tacqwacores), Vik Sahay (Chuck), and Rupak Ginn (Royal Pains) attended Screen Actors Guild, SAGIndie and AFI FEST 2010’s presented by Audi Breakthrough Filmmakers Party Tuesday, November 9 at the historic Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel.

SAG Reaches Tentative Agreements on Basic Cable and Animation Contracts

Screen Actors Guild Reaches Tentative Agreements for Successor Contracts to the Basic Cable Live Action, Basic Cable Animation and TV Animation Contracts

Screen Actors Guild today announced that tentative agreements were reached on Wednesday, November 10, on new, three-year contracts covering basic cable live action, basic cable animation and television animation productions.

The current contracts expire on June 30, 2011, and the new three-year agreement will be effective from July 1, 2011, through June 30, 2014.

SUBMISSIONS FOR CONSIDERATION FOR THE 17th ANNUAL SCREEN ACTORS GUILD AWARDS® NOMINATIONS CLOSE THURSDAY, OCT. 28

SAG Awards® will be Simulcast Live for the First Time In All Time Zones on TNT and TBS on Sunday, Jan. 30, 2011, at 8 p.m. (ET), 5 p.m. (PT), 7 p.m. (CT) and 6 p.m. (MT)

LOS ANGELES (October 25, 2010) – The deadline for consideration for nomination for this year’s Actors® is fast approaching. Submissions for the 17th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards® must be filed by Thursday, Oct. 28, 2010, at 5 p.m. (PT).

Screen Actors Guild – AFTRA Presidents’ Forum for One Union Meets in Los Angeles

Los Angeles (October 22, 2010) - Representatives of the AFTRA and Screen Actors Guild Presidents’ Forum for One Union met last night at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Los Angeles to begin joint discussions about uniting to form a single union.

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.”