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SAG-AFTRA Announces New England Local Executive Director

BOSTON (March 1, 2013) — Following an extensive search, SAG-AFTRA announced today the appointment of a new Executive Director for its New England Local, Susan Nelson of Vernon, CT. Nelson officially assumes the position today.

Nelson joins SAG-AFTRA with more than 25 years of experience in labor relations. A graduate of the University Of Connecticut School Of Law, Nelson is known for her skill in mediation and negotiation.

Joint SAG-AFTRA and Joint Policy Committee Statement as Ad Industry Negotiations Commence

NEW YORK (February 14, 2013) – Representatives of the Joint Policy Committee and SAG-AFTRA today commenced negotiations on successor agreements to the commercials contracts.

Today's talks were cordial and positive and both groups look forward to productive bargaining under a jointly agreed upon media blackout already in effect.

We will have no further comment.

SAG Foundation releases 2013 promotional video: “We’re all in this together,” featuring Alan Arkin, Matt Damon, Alec Baldwin, Laura Linney & more

LOS ANGELES (February 11, 2013) — The Screen Actors Guild Foundation has released its 2013 promotional video – "We're all in this together”—featuring a celebrity line-up of supporters including Alan Arkin, Matt Damon, SAG Foundation Ambassador Alec Baldwin, SAG Foundation President JoBeth Williams, Laura Linney, John Hawkes, cast members of NBC’s ‘Community’ Yvette Nichole Brown, Gillian Jacobs, Dani Pudi and Jim Rash, cast members of NBC’s ‘Go On’ Matthew Perry and Sarah Baker, and SAG Foundation Board Member Susan Sullivan along

SAG-AFTRA National Board of Directors Meets in Los Angeles and New York

Filed in: Press & Media

LOS ANGELES and NEW YORK  (Feb. 2, 2013) – The National Board of Directors of SAG-AFTRA met in a scheduled one-day video plenary this weekend at both the James Cagney Board Room in Los Angeles and the Leon Janney Board Room in New York.
 
The Board approved a package of proposals for commercials negotiations presented by Assistant National Executive Director for Contracts Ray Rodriguez. The proposal package was recommended by the W&W Plenary Committee and Commercials Negotiating Committee. 
 

Screen Actors Guild Awards® Grows Audience As TNT and TBS Announce New Three-Year Contract

Star-Studded Event Draws 5.2 Million Viewers,
With Strong Growth among Adults 18-49

SAG-AFTRA Honors Outstanding Film and Television Performances at the 19th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards®

LOS ANGELES (Jan. 27, 2013) — SAG-AFTRA presented its coveted Actor® statuette for the outstanding motion picture and primetime television performances of 2012 at the “19th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards®” in ceremonies attended by film and television’s leading actors, held Sunday, Jan. 27, at the Los Angeles Shrine Exposition Center. The “19th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards®” was simulcast live coast-to-coast by TNT and TBS at 8 p.m. (ET)/5 p.m. (PT). An encore presentation was telecast on TNT at 10 p.m. (ET)/7 p.m. (PT).

Stunt Performers from “Skyfall” and “Game of Thrones” are Recipients of the Honors for Outstanding Action Performances by Film and Television Stunt Ensembles

LOS ANGELES (Jan. 27, 2013) — The stunt performers and coordinators from “Skyfall” and “Game of Thrones” are recipients of this year’s Honors for Outstanding Action Performances by Film and Television Stunt Ensembles, it was announced today from the “19th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards®” red carpet by Screen Actors Guild Awards Committee Chair JoBeth Williams and Awards Committee Member Scott Bakula. The announcement was made on the live “19th Annual SAG Awards Red Carpet Show,” webcast on tntdrama.com, tbs.com and People.com which streams until 8:00 p.m.

Jude Law to Present at the 19th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards®

LOS ANGELES (January 25, 2013) — Jude Law was named as a presenter at the 19th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards® Executive Producer Jeff Margolis announced today.