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Tribe of Elves Invades SAG Headquarters

Filed in: New Media

SAG New Media hosted the premiere of Duo Luna Productions’ Elfquest: A Fan Imaginging to a full house April 6. The red carpet event was held at SAG National Headquarters’ James Cagney Board Room. Personality Kristyn Burtt hosted the red carpet and post-screening Q&A with ElfQuest producers Paula Rhodes (A Good Knight’s Quest, Hollywood Wasteland) and Stephanie Thorpe (After Judgement, Night of the Zombie King). Both the red carpet and Q&A were livestreamed to viewers by Stickam, garnering an astounding 27,792 views.

Senator Takes Notice of Digital Theft Video

Two Oregonians concerned with digital theft are hoping to get some “leverage” with the senator who has blocked a bill that would authorize the government to shut down websites that traffic stolen digital or physical goods.

Aaron Ward and his wife Rachel Lipsey, who provide craft services for the TNT TV series Leverage, recorded a video appealing directly to Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Ore.). Wyden last year stopped the controversial Combating Online Infringement and Counterfeits Act from going to vote in the Senate, effectively killing it.

SAG is a Proud Sponsor of the Indian Film Festival of Los Angeles

Now in its ninth year, the Indian Film Festival of Los Angeles (IFFLA), taking place April 12-17, is devoted to a greater appreciation of Indian cinema and culture through promoting films, supporting emerging filmmakers, recognizing the leadership of entertainment industry professionals, and celebrating diverse perspectives of the Indian diapora.

An Update from the Presidents' Forum for One Union

The Screen Actors Guild and AFTRA Presidents’ Forum for One Union met on April 2 and 3, 2011, in New York City.

The meeting resulted in meaningful progress toward the goal of uniting SAG and AFTRA. Representatives of both unions unanimously approved draft resolutions for consideration by the unions’ respective National Boards of Directors. The recommendations include a draft mission statement for the successor union and the appointment of formal groups to work on a proposed meeting schedule to develop a merger plan.

An Update from the Presidents' Forum for One Union

Filed in: Member Alert

The Screen Actors Guild and AFTRA Presidents’ Forum for One Union met on April 2 and 3, 2011, in New York City.

The meeting resulted in meaningful progress toward the goal of uniting SAG and AFTRA. Representatives of both unions unanimously approved draft resolutions for consideration by the unions’ respective National Boards of Directors. The recommendations include a draft mission statement for the successor union and the appointment of formal groups to work on a proposed meeting schedule to develop a merger plan.

ACTRA, AEA, AFTRA & SAG Launch New I AM PWD Video


Canadian Actors Produce New Video Promoting Workplace Accessibility

Screen Actors Guild Members Commemorate We Are One

On April 4, 1968, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated in Memphis, where he had gone to stand with sanitation workers demanding their dream: The right to bargain collectively for a voice at work and a better life. The workers were trying to form a union.
 
This week, members of Screen Actors Guild join in solidarity with union members and working families across the nation. Here are videos and photos from just a few members participating in our virtual rally and in rallies across the country.