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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.

SAG-AFTRA Honors the Life and Legacy of the Late Philip Seymour Hoffman

Filed in: In Memoriam

SAG-AFTRA honors the life and legacy of Philip Seymour Hoffman. Nominated for seven Screen Actors Guild Awards, he won the Actor for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor for his title role in the 2005 film "Capote."

Judge Grants SAG-AFTRA Dismissal Motion for Remainder of Asner Lawsuit

LOS ANGELES (Jan. 29, 2014) –– Yesterday, a federal court judge dismissed the remainder of a lawsuit against SAG-AFTRA filed by Ed Asner. In his order, United States District Court Judge Manuel L. Real found the court had no jurisdiction over the case because Asner has provided no evidence of the union withholding records that he or any other member of the union have access to review.

Statement from SAG-AFTRA President Ken Howard on the passing of former Academy President and L.A. Film Czar Tom Sherak

Filed in: In Memoriam

LOS ANGELES (Jan. 29, 2014) — "Tom was a champion of our industry, and all those who knew him or had the privilege to work with him can attest to his integrity, drive and leadership. On behalf of all SAG-AFTRA members, our thoughts and prayers go out to the Sherak family."

21st Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards® Airdate Announced

21st Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards® Honoring
2014’s Outstanding Performances
Will be Simulcast Live on TNT and TBS on Sunday, January 25, 2015