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Screen Actors Guild Connects Soldiers With Home This Holiday Season

Filed in: Member Alert

Los Angeles (November 22, 2010) — Screen Actors Guild, in partnership with Project: Hollywood Cares, announced today the "A Touch of Home From Hollywood" program supporting U.S. troops this holiday season.

Thanksgiving Office Closure

In observance of the Thanksgiving holiday, Screen Actors Guild offices will be closed on Thursday, November 25 and Friday, November 26 and will resume regular business hours on Monday, November 29.

Please note that SAG offices will close early on Wednesday, November 24 as follows:

National Headquarters — 12:30 p.m. (PT)

New York Office — 1 p.m. (ET)

Regional Branch Offices* — 12:30 p.m. (PST, CST, EST)

*Joint SAG/AFTRA Office schedules may differ.


Joint Statement on Combating Online Infringement and Counterfeits Act

AFTRA, DGA, IATSE & SAG Applaud Committee Action on Combating Online Infringement and Counterfeits Act 


- URGE FULL SENATE TO PASS BILL -

SAG National LGBT Actors Committee and SAG New Media Sponsor New Media Film Festival SF

In a show of support for the creators and performers working in new media, and the new opportunities the space has created for LGBT and other traditionally underrepresented performer groups, the SAG National LGBT Actors Committee and SAG New Media jointly sponsored New Media Film Festival San Francisco, held November 5-7.

Join us for the Premieres of "Reel Injun" and "American Indian Actors"

Filed in: EEO & Diversity

YOU ARE INVITED TO A FREE SCREENING OF REEL INJUN AND AMERICAN INDIAN ACTORS ON NOVEMBER 20, 2010 AT THE MUSEUM OF TOLERANCE

Member Alert: Procedures for Re-issuance of Returned MGM Residuals Checks

Filed in: Member Alert

On November 3, 2010, MGM filed a voluntary bankruptcy petition with the United States Bankruptcy Court. Due to technical issues relating to the bankruptcy process, MGM bank accounts were briefly frozen for a period spanning November 3 and November 4, 2010. During this period, MGM checks were not honored upon deposit and therefore may have bounced. The company intends to honor all past and future obligations arising under Guild collective bargaining agreements, and is already taking steps to do so, even while in bankruptcy.   

SAG Celebrates the Actors and Filmmakers of AFI FEST 2010 Presented by Audi

Los Angeles (November 11, 2010) - SAG members such as Oscar® winner Halle Berry, Clark Gregg (Ironman, (500) Days of Summer, SAG National Board member), John Heard (Home Alone, Entourage), RJ Mitte (Breaking Bad), Bobby Naderi (The Tacqwacores), Vik Sahay (Chuck), and Rupak Ginn (Royal Pains) attended Screen Actors Guild, SAGIndie and AFI FEST 2010’s presented by Audi Breakthrough Filmmakers Party Tuesday, November 9 at the historic Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel.

SAG Reaches Tentative Agreements on Basic Cable and Animation Contracts

Screen Actors Guild Reaches Tentative Agreements for Successor Contracts to the Basic Cable Live Action, Basic Cable Animation and TV Animation Contracts

Screen Actors Guild today announced that tentative agreements were reached on Wednesday, November 10, on new, three-year contracts covering basic cable live action, basic cable animation and television animation productions.

The current contracts expire on June 30, 2011, and the new three-year agreement will be effective from July 1, 2011, through June 30, 2014.