Los Angeles (Feb. 4, 2015) — SAG-AFTRA today issued the following statement regarding the United States Copyright Office’s new report “Copyrights and the Music Marketplace,” which calls for broad reform of music licensing to provide fair pay for music creators:
SAG-AFTRA's National Board has taken the first step in the process of equalizing commission structures for existing L-SAG, L-AFTRA (L=Legacy Union, either former SAG or former AFTRA, prior to merger) and all new SAG-AFTRA television programming in the above-listed Locals.
SAG-AFTRA presented its coveted Actor® statuettes for the outstanding motion picture and primetime television performances of 2014 at the 21st Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards® in ceremonies attended by film and television’s leading actors, held Sunday, Jan. 25, at the Los Angeles Shrine Exposition Center. The 21st Annual SAG Awards® was simulcast live coast-to-coast by TNT and TBS at 8 p.m. (ET) / 5 p.m. (PT). A primetime encore presentation immediately followed on TNT.
The stunt performers and coordinators from “Unbroken” and “Game of Thrones” are this year’s SAG Awards honorees for Outstanding Action Performances by Film and Television Stunt Ensembles, it was announced today from the 21st Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards® red carpet by Screen Actors Guild Awards Committee Chair JoBeth Williams and Vice Chair Daryl Anderson.
Matthew Beard, Colin Farrell, Jeff Goldblum, Allen Leech, Jared Leto, Lupita Nyong’o, Emmy Rossum,
Andy Samberg, Liev Schreiber and Reese Witherspoon to Present at the 21st Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards®
Auction Benefits the SAG Foundation Children’s Literacy and Emergency Assistance Programs
Balloting for this year’s Actor® recipients will close Friday, Jan. 23, at Noon (PT). Final voting information was mailed to 111,228 eligible SAG-AFTRA members on Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2014. Votes must be cast online or previously requested paper ballots returned by Jan. 23 to Integrity Voting Systems, the SAG Awards’ official teller. The results will be tallied and sealed until the envelopes are opened onstage by the presenters at the 21st Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards® ceremony on Sunday, Jan 25.