(March 19, 2010) — In an online LifeRaft Live Stream event presented by Screen Actors Guild and Screen Actors Guild Foundation, you can empower yourself with valuable knowledge about the SAG Television Contract.
SAG Contracts Corner—Television 101, consisting of a 1-hour pre-recorded segment followed by a live Q&A session with the Screen Actors Guild Television Contract Department, will explore such topics as:
Pittsburgh (March 17, 2010) — Efforts to cast performers with disabilities in film, television and stage roles was the focus of an article in today's Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. The piece by Tina Calabro featured the work of the tri-union I AM PWD campaign — the Inclusion in the Arts and Media for People with Disabilities campaign of SAG, AFTRA and Actors’ Equity.
Los Angeles and New York, (March 13, 2010) - Screen Actors Guild National Board of Directors today approved 78 percent to 22 percent a joint bargaining agreement with American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (AFTRA) for the negotiation of successor agreements for the contracts covering theatrical motion pictures and primetime dramatic television. The AFTRA National Board of Directors previously approved joint bargaining at its meeting February 27, 2010.
The motion was approved and reads:
In a LifeRaft Live Stream online event presented free by Screen Actors Guild and Screen Actors Guild Foundation this Tuesday, March 16, 6-8 p.m. (PT), hosts Robert and Michelle Colt demonstrate how to get out of your own way of success, sharing their expertise in the process of creativity, its relation to your brain/nervous system and your subconscious processes.
In a coordinated effort between SAG's New Media department, iActor, SAGIndie and the local SAG Dallas/Ft. Worth Branch office, SAG staffers are headed to SXSW.
Held annually in Austin, TX, SXSW is considered one of the world’s premiere film festivals. The festival includes film premieres, informative panels and workshops, a trade show and networking events. SAG staffers will be presenting and hosting a number of panels on topics ranging from casting productions online to the growth of new media in our industry.
The people have spoken — and Betty White will host the May 8 episode of Saturday Night Live.
Following White's SAG Life Achievement honor in January, a Facebook campaign was launched imploring SNL to book the funny lady as host. The campaign grew even stronger following White's Super Bowl Snickers commercial.