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SAG Congratulates The Levin Agency for 25 Years of Franchised Service

The Levin Agency is proud to celebrate its 25th anniversary as a SAG Franchised Agency.  “After a quarter of a century, I still remain that rare talent agency that has a big heart and cares about the underdog in a very competitive business.  I will continue to work each day with the same passion and integrity that I have had from the very beginning,” said agency owner Sid Levin.  It is a rewarding experience reaching this milestone, and Levin credits his wife, Patricia, who has been his rock solid foundation through it all.

MEMBER ALERT: Fraud Attempt Against AFTRA-SAG Federal Credit Union

Filed in: Member Alert

AFTRA-SAG Federal Credit Union has learned that someone fraudulently established an 800 (toll free) telephone number and P.O. Box numbers in Dallas, Texas pretending to be AFTRA-SAG Federal Credit Union. There has been no report of fraud at this time but the credit union has contacted law enforcement.

Remembering Members We Have Lost

In recent days, Screen Actors Guild has lost several members who each contributed greatly in their own way to the entertainment industry, leaving a long-lasting impression on audiences.

SAG mourns the recent passing of actors Rue McClanahan, Dennis Hopper, Gary Coleman, Lynn Redgrave and Dixie Carter. We send our heartfelt condolences to their families.

EXCLUSIVE: PGA President Marshall Herskovitz on Actors, Internet Productions and this Weekend's Produced By Conference

June 2, 2010 — Marshall Herskovitz is an award-winning writer, producer, and director. He helped create such series as thirtysomething, My So-Called Life and Once and Again.

Among the films he has produced are Legends of the Fall, Traffic, The Last Samurai, Blood Diamond and the upcoming 2010 release Love and Other Drugs. He also directed Jack the Bear and Dangerous Beauty.

EXCLUSIVE: Producer Gale Anne Hurd on Casting, Hyphenates and this Weekend's Produced By Conference

Gale Anne Hurd is one of the most respected producers in the entertainment industry and has produced more than two dozen feature films which have earned multiple Oscar nominations and numerous awards.

Gale Anne Hurd

President Howard, Philadelphia Branch President Honored in Philly

Filed in: Locals, Member Alert

PHILADELPHIA (May 27, 2010) — The SAG Philadelphia Branch celebrated its 40th anniversary on Monday with a ceremony at Philadelphia City Hall and recognition by Mayor Michael A. Nutter (see video below). SAG President Ken Howard met with local members and welcomed new members with SAG pins. Approximately 90 people attended, including Philadelphia Branch President Tom McCarthy, and National Board Member Helen McNutt.