Los Angeles, (April 18, 2010) - Screen Actors Guild National Board of Directors, meeting in a two-day plenary in Los Angeles, appointed President Ken Howard as Chair of the Guild's TV/Theatrical Joint Wages and Working (W&W) Conditions Plenary and Negotiating Committees.
Approved unanimously, the action states:
We are happy to report that relations between SAG and AFTRA have improved significantly over the last year and continue to grow stronger. Not only have the unions agreed to joint bargaining of the TV/Theatrical and Exhibit A contracts this fall, but union leaders are now openly discussing the potential for a permanent partnership.
Learn about effective marketing techniques for your acting career in the final LifeRaft Live Stream online event of the season.
Tuesday, April 27, 6-8 p.m. (PT) tune in online to participate with your fellow SAG members in this engaging live presentation and Q&A.
The 40th anniversary of Earth Day on April 22, will be an opportunity for people, corporations and governments to join together and make positive changes for our planet.
In honor of this special day, the SAG New York Host Committee is pleased to present their first annual Earth Day Celebration.
When: 1-4 P.M. (ET), Thursday, April 22
Where: SAG Boardroom, 14th floor, 360 Madison Avenue (entrance on 45th Street), NY
Celebrities to Play in Summer Tournament
Los Angeles (April 12, 2010) - The SAG Foundation Inaugural Golf Classic, which was postponed due to weather conditions, has now been rescheduled to take place August 16, 2010.
Updates regarding this benefit for the SAG Foundation Catastrophic Health Fund will follow.
About the Screen Actors Guild Foundation
Lucky Hayes, a long time Arizona Branch President and current Vice President Northern Arizona, passed away on April 9, 2010. Known and loved by hundreds all over the country, Lucky served in leadership roles in the Guild since 1992, first as Arizona Secretary/Treasurer and then as Vice President Northern Arizona, before being elected Arizona Branch President in 1995, a position she occupied until September 2009. She carried her SAG card proudly since joining in 1974.
In a LifeRaft Live Stream online event presented free by Screen Actors Guild and Screen Actors Guild Foundation this Tuesday, April 13, 6-8 p.m. (PT), young performers and their parents will receive sound advice from those who have been there, done that. The scheduled guests include actor Sean Astin (Lord of the Rings) and RJ Mitte (Breaking Bad), as well as casting directors, agents and managers.
Los Angeles (April 9, 2010) — The SAG Film Society is where actors go to see actors on the big screen - and the 2010/11 season kicks off with a bang in May with member screenings in Hollywood of soon-to-be summer blockbusters. The first four scheduled films of the screening series will be Iron Man 2, Sex & the City 2, Robin Hood and Shrek Forever After in 3D. And that's just the beginning!