Los Angeles (June 8, 2011) - Screen Actors Guild and the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists announced today that members have approved three-year successor agreements to the AFTRA National Code of Fair Practice for Non Broadcast/Industrial/Educational Recorded Material and the SAG Industrial and Educational Contract.
Overall, the memberships of SAG and AFTRA voted 95 percent to 5 percent in favor of the new agreement.
Screen Actors Guild’s New York Division hosted a special reception May 25 for labor leaders from the entertainment community. The SAG New York Host Committee Labor Leader Reception brought together more than 100 people, including leaders of organized labor and elected officials from guilds and unions, to discuss labor issues of mutual concern. Excitement about the merger between SAG and AFTRA was a hot topic of conversation. Special guests included SAG President Ken Howard, SAG National Executive Director David White and New York state AFL-CIO President Denis Hughes.
Public Beta of the Application Already a Hit with More Than 500 Producers Using the System in the First Month
Los Angeles (June 4, 2011) — Screen Actors Guild National Executive Director David White today publicly previewed SAG’s new online application for producers as part of the Guild’s appearance at the Producers Guild of America’s Third Annual Produced By Conference at Walt Disney Studios in Burbank, Calif.
SAG MEMBERS RECEIVE 50% OFF REGISTRATION
The Producers Guild of America (PGA) in association with the Association of Film Commissioners Int’l (AFCI) will hold the third annual PRODUCED BY CONFERENCE, June 3-5, 2011 at the Walt Disney Studios in Burbank, CA — the first time Disney has hosted a conference on its lot. For one weekend only, you will learn from the greatest producers in film, television and digital media. Session sign-up has begun and fills up fast!