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April Flash! AFTRA National Vice President Catherine Brown discusses the commonalities among all members & categories

Dear AFTRA member:

If you’ve been keeping up with AFTRA online or reading AFTRA Magazine, you’ve read a lot about how fast, and perhaps fundamentally, the entertainment and news media industries are changing. As a working broadcast journalist who serves on the National Broadcast Steering Committee and the shop steward in the newsroom at WCAU-TV, NBC’s owned-and-operated station in Philadelphia, I can confirm that this change is real, and we broadcast journalists are on the front lines.

Casting Access Project Events in Philadelphia and New York

PHILADELPHIA CAP WORKSHOP

The SAG Foundation is planning to present a Casting Access Project (CAP) on-camera workshop with casting director Kim Moarefi in Philadelphia on the evening of Monday, April 19th. Seating is very limited so CAP-eligible Guild members in the Philadelphia/D.C. area who are interested in attending should send an email, including their name and SAG membership number to nycap@sagfoundation.org for more information.

NYCAP WORKSHOPS - April 6th, 7th, 8th

Could Your Agent be the Next SAG Agent of the Month?

Hey, SAG performers! Are you represented by a terrific, franchised agent that you believe does not get the recognition that he or she deserves? Is your agent always there for you, guiding your career, advising you, watching your back, and generally being a mensch without much fanfare or praise? Well, now is your chance to change all of that!

What You Need to Know About Your Agency Contract Before Signing It: A SAG General Services Agreement Seminar in L.A. & N.Y.

Don't Miss this SAG General Services Agreement Seminar on Tuesday, April 6, 2010

Former SAG Board Member Miluka Rivera Receives Exceptional Woman Award

Filed in: Member Alert

LOS ANGELES (March 30, 2010) – Former Screen Actors Guild National Board Member and past chair of the SAG EEO

Advice From Casting Directors Live and Online Tuesday

(March 30, 2010)- Screen Actors Guild and Screen Actors Guild Foundation will present "An Evening with Television Casting Directors" live, online and free on Tuesday, March 30, 6-8 p.m. (PT).

This LifeRaft Live Stream event will feature a stellar panel of television casting directors who will share the inside track on what it takes to be effective in the audition room as well as your odds of getting the job, what it takes to earn a living in television, what bargaining power you or your agent have with a television contract, and more!

White House Urged to Step Up Efforts to Protect Intellectual Property

Music, Movie, and Television Creators Embrace New Business Models, but Cite Growing Threat to Jobs from Copyright Theft

Washington, DC (March 24, 2010) – A wide coalition representing American movie, television and music industry and labor groups today urged the Federal Government to bolster its efforts to protect intellectual property and protect the jobs and wages lost because of content theft.