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Could Your Agent be the Next SAG Agent of the Month?

Hey, SAG performers! Are you represented by a terrific, franchised agent that you believe does not get the recognition that he or she deserves? Is your agent always there for you, guiding your career, advising you, watching your back, and generally being a mensch without much fanfare or praise? Well, now is your chance to change all of that!

What You Need to Know About Your Agency Contract Before Signing It: A SAG General Services Agreement Seminar in L.A. & N.Y.

Don't Miss this SAG General Services Agreement Seminar on Tuesday, April 6, 2010

Former SAG Board Member Miluka Rivera Receives Exceptional Woman Award

Filed in: Member Alert

LOS ANGELES (March 30, 2010) – Former Screen Actors Guild National Board Member and past chair of the SAG EEO

Advice From Casting Directors Live and Online Tuesday

(March 30, 2010)- Screen Actors Guild and Screen Actors Guild Foundation will present "An Evening with Television Casting Directors" live, online and free on Tuesday, March 30, 6-8 p.m. (PT).

This LifeRaft Live Stream event will feature a stellar panel of television casting directors who will share the inside track on what it takes to be effective in the audition room as well as your odds of getting the job, what it takes to earn a living in television, what bargaining power you or your agent have with a television contract, and more!

White House Urged to Step Up Efforts to Protect Intellectual Property

Music, Movie, and Television Creators Embrace New Business Models, but Cite Growing Threat to Jobs from Copyright Theft

Washington, DC (March 24, 2010) – A wide coalition representing American movie, television and music industry and labor groups today urged the Federal Government to bolster its efforts to protect intellectual property and protect the jobs and wages lost because of content theft.

Joint Letter to President Obama Urging Protections Against Digital Theft

(March 24, 2010) — The following letter was delivered to President Obama and other members of his administration urging global intellectual property protection in the digital environment. Signers of the letter included SAG, AFTRA, DGA, IATSE, MPAA, RIAA, AFM and other entertainment organizations.

 

President Barack Obama
The President of the United States
The White House
1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Washington, D.C. 20500

 

Dear Mr. President:

SAG Staff Testify at California Legislature Hearing on Digital Theft

Los Angeles (March 22, 2010) — The California Legislature Assembly Committee on Arts, Entertainment, Sports, Tourism and Internet Media held a hearing on Friday regarding legislative efforts to combat digital theft. Entitled “Stemming the Tide of Media Piracy: What is Working? What is Not? What is Left to be Done?” the hearing brought together representatives from SAG, DGA, IATSE, RIAA, MPAA and others to detail the impact of digital theft on the entertainment industry in the form of lost earnings and jobs.