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Screen Actors Guild, AFTRA AND AMPTP to Commence Negotiations Under Press Blackout

Filed in: Press & Media

Los Angeles (September 24, 2010) – In a joint statement issued today, the Screen Actors Guild (SAG), the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (AFTRA) and the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers (AMPTP) announced they will commence negotiations on successor agreements to the AFTRA Exhibit A (Primetime TV) and SAG TV/Theatrical contracts on Monday, September 27, 2010. The talks will take place at AMPTP headquarters in Sherman Oaks, Calif.

Screen Actors Guild Announces Results of 2010 National Board Elections

Filed in: Governance

Los Angeles (September 23, 2010)—Screen Actors Guild today announced elections results for the Guild’s National Board of Directors. Twenty-seven (27) of the 69 National Board seats were open for election this year, representing Screen Actors Guild’s Hollywood, New York and Regional Branch Divisions. The newly elected National Board members will assume office on September 25.

SAG Mourns Loss of Founding Member Gloria Stuart

Los Angeles (September 27, 2010) — Screen Actors Guild deeply mourns the passing of founding member Gloria Stuart, whose contributions to her union, the film industry and world of fine art were a legacy second only to the humanity by which she lived.

Stuart, who won a Screen Actors Guild Award for her role as Old Rose in Titanic, a performance which also garnered Oscar and Golden Globe nominations, turned 100 on July 4 of this year.

She died Sunday at her home in Los Angeles.

SAG Members Save 15% at Actorfest NY, Saturday, October 2

Actorfest NY 2010 is happening Saturday, Oct. 2. FREE Registration. FREE Exhibit Hall. FREE Networking Café. FREE Casting Calls.

Low Rates on Auto Loans Now Available from AFTRA-SAG Federal Credit Union

 Thinking of buying a year-end closeout on a new car? Looking to buy a used car or refinance an existing loan? The AFTRA-SAG Federal Credit Union is now offering automobile loan rates as low as 3.50% APR!

These ASFCU loans are available on car models from 2005 through 2011, or to refinance your existing loan from another lender.  

Guild Offers Expert Testimony at ‘Gosselin Law’ Hearing

Harrisburg, Pa. (September 24, 2010) – Screen Actors Guild provided expert testimony Thursday in regard to “Gosselin Law” child labor legislation being reviewed by the Pennsylvania House Labor Relations Committee.

H.B. 2515, sponsored by Rep. Thomas Murt, originated as a way to protect children working on set and is a reference to Kate Gosselin’s Kate Plus 8, which is shot in Pennsylvania.

Learn How to Use SAG’s Low Budget and New Media Agreements

Filed in: MOVE, New Media

Whether you want to produce your own project or just learn more about the provisions under SAG's New Media and Low Budget Contracts, this seminar is for you.

Join us and learn how easy it is to use SAG’s New Media and Low Budget Agreements. This event is sponsored by Hollywood MOVE.

7-9 p.m., Tuesday, September 28, 2010

SAG Headquarters
James Cagney Board Room
5757 Wilshire Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA

Parking will be validated.

Join us for "Holy Rollers," Next SAG Dare to be Diverse Screening

Filed in: EEO & Diversity

Screens Actors Guild members are invited to attend a SAG DARE TO BE DIVERSE free screening of Holy Rollers, hosted by Writers Guild of America, West Latino Writers Committee. The official Sundance selection stars Jesse Eisenberg (The Social Network).

7 p.m. Tuesday, October 5
Screen Actors Guild
James Cagney Board Room
5757 Wilshire Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA
Parking will be validated

A Q&A will follow.