Los Angeles (April 28, 2010) — Screen Actors Guild continues to establish and enhance its relationships throughout the global entertainment marketplace with programs that promote cinematic diversity. SAG's support for emerging partnerships between the Indian and American film industries help it ensure that filmmakers see the Guild as a potential partner that represents professional talent.
April 24, 2010 — "Part of this evening is allaying fears and fighting prejudice in the acting community," said Andy Serkis, who appeared King Kong-sized Thursday night on the screen at the Samuel Goldwyn Theater.
Attending via videoconference, the award-winning actor, perhaps best known for his roles as Gollum in The Lord of the Rings series and as the title character in Kong, was one of a dozen speakers at the "Acting in the Digital Age" panel, hosted by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
Los Angeles (April 19, 2010) - Screen Actors Guild is hosting its second indoor carnival and informational fair to celebrate the launch of its new Young Performers website. The last indoor carnival celebrated the launch of the updated SAG Young Performers Handbook in 2007. Hundreds of SAG young performers have been invited to attend the event, which features games, raffles, information booths, an interactive tour of the new website, a Wii Lounge and more.
Part one of a recent panel discussion presented by SAG New Media and DigitalLA is now live on SAG TV.
Producer: Cirque du Soleil, MSG Entertainment and BASE Entertainment
AEA, AFTRA, AGMA, AGVA and SAG members are advised that there is NOT a union contract in place for these productions, except for BANANA SHPEEL. Members of Actors' Equity as well as other entertainment Unions may NOT accept employment in these productions without an appropriate union contract.
Equity Franchised Agents are reminded that it is a violation of the Agency Regulations to submit Equity members for non-union work.
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