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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.

Television Animation and Basic Cable Animation Caucus to be Held in New York March 11

All SAG-AFTRA members who work the Television Animation and Basic Cable 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 Television Animation Agreement and Basic Cable Animation Agreement negotiations. These agreements expire on June 30, 2014. The caucus is open to all paid-up members and participation will be limited only by fire rules.

SAG-AFTRA’s First-Ever Personal Manager Code of Ethics and Conduct Ready for Signing

LOS ANGELES (March 4, 2014) — SAG-AFTRA has finalized its Personal Manager Code of Ethics and Conduct, a voluntary agreement that is designed to promote honest and ethical relationships between the union’s members and the managers they choose to represent them.

As a sign of commitment to its burgeoning relationship with the personal management community, SAG-AFTRA’s Agency Relations Department is now known as the SAG-AFTRA Professional Representatives Department.

Basic Cable Live Action Caucus to be Held in Los Angeles March 11

All SAG-AFTRA members who work the Basic Cable Live Action Agreement are invited to attend this caucus. The purpose of this caucus is to hear the issues and concerns from the membership regarding the upcoming Basic Cable Live Action Agreement negotiations. This agreement expires on June 30, 2014. The caucus is open to all paid-up members and participation will be limited only by fire rules.

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