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SAG-AFTRA Remembers TV Academy President Lucy Hood

Filed in: In Memoriam

SAG-AFTRA mourns the passing of Television Academy President and COO Lucy Hood who died Wednesday following a battle with cancer. Lucy was a thought leader and a passionate supporter of the industry, and SAG-AFTRA is proud to have been able to work with her and the Television Academy as a partner organization. Our thoughts and prayers go out to Lucy's family, co-workers and friends.
 
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Ad-ID Becomes Industry Standard for Union-Signed Commercials

LOS ANGELES (April 1, 2014) — As part of the Commercials Contracts negotiated last year between SAG-AFTRA and advertisers, all ads made under a union contract must now incorporate Ad-ID.

Ad-ID is technology that allows ads to be tracked across all media. The Web-based system generates unique identifying codes and stores standardized descriptive data that allows ads to be tracked and measured across all media. Under the agreement, the deadline for mandatory adoption of Ad-ID into union-signed commercials was March 31.

Payment of DUES ONLINE will be Unavailable Starting 5 p.m. (PT), Thursday, April 10 Through Wednesday, April 16

Filed in: Member Alert

Payment of DUES ONLINE will be unavailable starting 5 p.m. (PT), Thursday, April 10 through Wednesday, April 16.

Click here for the credit card authorization form.

We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

Thank you.

SAG-AFTRA Sets Date for Next Educational Member Meeting on Personal Managers Code of Ethics and Conduct

LOS ANGELES (March 31, 2014) — In its continuing efforts to educate members about the recently released Personal Managers Code of Ethics and Conduct, SAG-AFTRA held its first bicoastal seminar on the agreement, receiving positive comments (examples below) from a capacity crowd of more than 300 members on the importance of the new code and the overall need to regulate personal managers.

Extreme Weather Office Closure: Washington-Mid Atlantic

Filed in: Locals

Due to inclement weather in the D.C. area, the SAG-AFTRA Washington-Mid Atlantic Local will be closed on Monday, March 17.

In the event the weather causes further office closures members will be notified via email.
 
We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

Key Dates for 21st Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards® Announced

Filed in: SAG Awards

2015 SAG Awards® Airs Live on TNT and TBS on Sunday, January 25

SAG-AFTRA, SAGindie & SAG Foundation Head to Austin for SXSW 2014

Groups sponsor official SXSW music showcase, film panel, film reception
and trade show booth for festival-goers and a full day of workshops for
regional SAG-AFTRA actors, March 9-13

SAG-AFTRA Presents Music Showcase at SXSW, March 11

Filed in: Event, Press & Media

LOS ANGELES (March 4, 2014) – Entertainment and media union SAG-AFTRA is partnering with South by Southwest (SXSW), the world’s leading music industry event, for a six-hour music showcase on March 11 featuring up-and-coming artists, including Wardell and Hudson.

SAG-AFTRA Sound Recordings and SXSW present The Show at Buffalo Billiards, taking place 8 p.m. to 2 a.m. on March 11 at 201 E. 6th St. in Austin, during the annual SXSW Music Festival. The event is for ages 21 and over only.