Combating the destructive practice of online theft of copyrighted motion pictures and TV shows is a top priority for Screen Actors Guild.
Illegally downloading or streaming stolen content and/or purchasing illegally made or copied CDs and DVDs poses a considerable threat to the livelihoods and futures of the tens of thousands of actors and others employed by the entertainment industry.
Guild members will get to meet the president Sunday, March 21 in Nevada and hear his take on the acting profession.
SAG National President Ken Howard will participate in an hour-long SAG Foundation Conversations discussion, moderated by actor Michael Tylo, at 12:30 p.m. at the Tropicana Las Vegas Hotel and Casino in Cohiba Room 10.
March 8, 2010–David P. White, national executive director of Screen Actors Guild, along with a number of labor allies from various industries, met with Secretary of Labor Hilda Solis and Undersecretary for International Affairs Sandra Polaski today at Department of Labor headquarters in Washington, D.C.
White and various labor leaders met with the Secretary for several hours to discuss a host of labor issues in advance of the upcoming G20 meeting and an international gathering of labor ministers related to the summit.
You’ve amassed a respectable body of work. Now you need to condense it into that compelling sales tool that gets you even more work – the actor reel!
Ah, but how do you decide what to leave in and what to leave out? You’re not a casting director!
The next LifeRaft Live Stream on Tuesday, March 9 will offer “simple steps and industry protocol for choosing your best material and uploading reels online,” according to the SAG Foundation.
Depending on your frame of reference, the world either has changed a lot since the 1960s, or hardly at all.
For many out LGBT actors, the latter is true. Concerns about discrimination, type-casting and negative public reception all factor in to one’s career choices.
If only there was a forum to discuss these kinds of issues….