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February 6, 2011: The Ronald Reagan Centennial

Before he became the 40th president of the United States, Ronald Reagan was president of Screen Actors Guild – during two significant periods.

Reagan, who began his career as a star of radio, film and television, first served the Guild as president from March 1947 through November 1952 (after serving previously as 3rd vice president and on the board). During this period, storied for its political and labor strife, his leadership paved the way for SAG’s first contract in television, among other accomplishments.

SAG Members Save 10% at the 2011 TV Summit in Los Angeles

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ACADEMY OF TELEVISION ARTS & SCIENCES FOUNDATION AND VARIETY PRESENT
THE 2011 TV SUMMIT
Tuesday, February 15 at the Renaissance Hotel, Los Angeles

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BACK STAGE: The Indienomics of Casting

Filed in: SAGindie

The Indienomics of Casting

SAGIndie prepares a new generation of filmmakers—and throws a few Sundance parties.

By Daniel Holloway
BACK STAGE
February 2, 2011

 

Oregon's Incoming Governor Boosts Tax Incentives by $10 Million

Filed in: Locals

The news for Screen Actors Guild Portland Branch actors was good Wednesday as incoming Governor John Kitzhaber announced his 2011-12 budget, with Oregon's film tax credits intact and increased. Under "Revenue Changes" in his report, Kitzhaber recommended "an expansion of the Film Development Tax Credit." He said putting Oregon on the big screen is key to bringing in revenue, and he is boosting the production tax credit by $10 million a year.

Dallas/Ft. Worth Office Closed Friday Due to Inclement Weather

Filed in: Locals, Member Alert

The Dallas/Ft. Worth SAG office will be closed Friday due to inclement weather. Thank you.

2011 SAG Basic Cable Agreement (Live Action) Referendum Ballot Sent to Eligible Members

On December 4, 2010, the Screen Actors Guild National Board of Directors voted to recommend to members, a new, successor agreement to the 2009 Basic Cable Live Action Agreement and that the referendum would be sent outupon ratification of the 2011 TV/Theatrical Contract.
 
Ballot packets were mailed on Tuesday, February 1, 2011 to all eligible voters.
 

February SAG Agent of the Month: Casey Logan, Maxine's Talent Agency

February SAG Agent of the Month: Casey Logan, Maxine's Talent Agency

 Casey Logan, Maxine's Talent Agency
Casey Logan, Maxine's Talent Agency

- Submitted by SAG Member Tamika Simpkins