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SAG National LGBT Actors Committee Partners With MIPtalk.com for a screening of Shelter

Los Angeles, (April 19, 2010) - To commemorate the many advancements made in LGBT films this past year, Screen Actors Guild National Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Actors Committee, in association with SAG New Media signatory MIPtalk.com, presented a screening of the 2009 GLAAD Media Award-winning film Shelter on Saturday, April 17, 2010, to an enthusiastic, capacity audience in Los Angeles.

SAG Board Appoints President Ken Howard Chair of SAG's TV/Theatrical Joint W&W Conditions and Negotiating Committees

Filed in: Member Alert

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:

SAG/AFTRA Relations Task Force Update

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.

Marketing Yourself: Free SAG and SAG Foundation Online Business of Acting Seminar on Tuesday

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.

 

Celebrate Earth Day's 40th Anniversary with Screen Actors Guild New York Division

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

SAG Foundation Golf Classic Rescheduled to August 16, 2010

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.

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Screen Actors Guild Loses Much Loved Lucky Hayes

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.

Sean Astin, RJ Mitte on Tuesday's Panel: Protecting Your Young Performers Emotional Health

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.