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TV/Basic Cable Animation Caucus to be Held in Los Angeles March 13

All SAG-AFTRA members who work the TV/Basic Cable Animation Agreements are invited to attend this caucus. The purpose of this caucus is to hear the issues and concerns from the membership regarding the upcoming TV/Basic Cable Animation Agreement negotiations. Both agreements expire on June 30, 2014.

California Film & Television Production Alliance Statement on Introduction of AB 1839

Filed in: Press & Media

California (February 19, 2014) – On behalf of the hundreds of thousands of people whose livelihoods depend on a healthy California film and television industry, we welcome the introduction of AB 1839.

Member Alert: Tax Time - Tracking Down W2s

Filed in: Member Alert

SAG-AFTRA does not issue W2 tax forms. Instead, members receive them from the companies they've worked for. If members need to contact a studio or payroll house directly to change their listed address or ask questions about W2 tax forms, here is the contact info for some of the major studios and payroll houses (including union contacts):
 
Cast & Crew Payroll, Inc.:
Main Number: (818) 848-6022
 

New York W&W Schedule Change Due to Impending Storm

Filed in: New York Local

Due to the forecasted snow storm, the following changes have been made to the W&W Meeting Schedule for Thursday, Feb. 13.

SAG-AFTRA Celebrates the Life of Shirley Temple Black

Filed in: In Memoriam

Los Angeles, (Feb. 11, 2014) -- Shirley Temple Black, the 42nd Screen Actors Guild Life Achievement honoree, died Monday at the age of 85. Black captivated the world as no other child star has done before or since, and then went on to serve her country as an eminent diplomat over more than three decades.

Important Negotiations Meeting for Dancers in Los Angeles

Filed in: Contracts

Topic: Dancers Caucus

When: 6:30-8:30 p.m., Thursday, Feb.13, 2014

Where: SAG-AFTRA
James Cagney Boardroom
5757 Wilshire Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90036
Parking will be validated.

Important Negotiations Meeting for Performance Capture Actors in Los Angeles

Filed in: Contracts

All SAG-AFTRA members who work the TV/Theatrical-Exhibit A Contracts are invited to attend this caucus. The TV/Theatrical-Exhibit A contracts expire on June 30, 2014. This caucus is open to all paid-up members, and participation will be limited only by fire rules. Come early and bring your membership card for admittance (paid thru April 30, 2014).

TOPIC: PERFORMANCE CAPTURE

WHEN: Tuesday, February 11, 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

SAG-AFTRA National Board of Directors Conducts First Meeting of the Year Via Videoconference in Los Angeles and New York

Filed in: Press & Media

LOS ANGELES and NEW YORK  (Feb. 9, 2014) – The National Board of Directors of SAG-AFTRA met in a scheduled one-day video plenary this weekend at both the James Cagney Board Room in Los Angeles and the New York Board Room in the recently opened New York office.

President Ken Howard opened the meeting in memory of the members who have passed away since the last national board meeting in September, including a special dedication to former Washington-Mid Atlantic President Kirk Penberthy who died a week ago.