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SAG-AFTRA Statement on the Death of Photojournalist James Foley

Filed in: In Memoriam

SAG-AFTRA extends its deepest sympathies to the family, friends and professional colleagues of American photojournalist James Foley. "His tragic and violent death is a painful reminder of the risks that journalists take to ensure the world’s most important stories are told. We owe him and his colleagues a tremendous debt of gratitude for their commitment to protecting the public’s right to know, and we hope for the safe return of all journalists being held captive around the world,” said President Ken Howard.

SAGAFTRA.org will Experience Intermittent Service Tonight, Aug. 21 from 9-10 p.m. (PDT).

Filed in: Member Alert

Due to routine maintenance, website-related services will be intermittently unavailable tonight, Aug. 21 from 9-10 p.m. PT. The areas of the website that will experience intermittence service include payment of dues online, locate a performer, foreign royalties, residuals tracker, unclaimed residuals, search signatory database, payroll house verification, iActor and online station 12 cast clearance.

We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.
 
Thank you.

SAG-AFTRA Members: Remember to Vote!

Filed in: Contracts

Find your informational card and vote today at www.ivsballot.com/tvtheatrical.
 
Dear SAG-AFTRA Member,
 
Now is the time to vote for your future. The union has reached a tentative agreement on our contracts covering motion pictures, scripted primetime dramatic television and new media production, and now it is time to vote.
 

SAG-AFTRA Statement on Journalists Rights in Ferguson

Filed in: Press & Media

LOS ANGELES (August 18, 2014) – SAG-AFTRA joins the rest of the journalism community in condemning the arrest and detention of reporters covering the events happening in Ferguson, Missouri. As a union that represents broadcast journalists, including many local St. Louis broadcasters, we strongly support the rights of journalists not to be impeded in their efforts to report the news. Journalists have an obligation to report what is happening in their community, and the world. We ask that law enforcement in Ferguson permit journalists the freedom to do their jobs.

Debbie Reynolds to be Honored with 2014 SAG Life Achievement Award

51st Annual Accolade to be Presented
During the 21st Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards®
Simulcast Live on TNT and TBS on Sunday, January 25, 2015

California Film & Television Production Alliance Statement On the Approval of AB 1839

Filed in: Press & Media

California (August 14, 2014) – The California Film and Television Production Alliance – a coalition of guilds, unions, producers, small businesses, and associations that have worked together for more than a decade to promote, improve, and enhance film and television production in the State of California – today issued the following statement regarding Assembly Bill 1839, the California Film & Television Job Retention and Promotion Act.

SAG-AFTRA Statement on the Loss of Lauren Bacall

Filed in: In Memoriam

Los Angeles, CA (August 13, 2014)---SAG-AFTRA celebrates the life and legacy of Lauren Bacall, who passed away Tuesday at age 89.