Join Us for the “Get Your ACT Together” SAG Diversity Career Fair and Expo October 16

Join Us for the “Get Your ACT Together” SAG Diversity Career Fair and Expo October 16

WHAT: “Get Your ACT Together” SAG Diversity Career Fair and Expo 2010 is a one-of-a-kind opportunity for actors and entertainment industry professionals to network and learn from each other under one roof. Sponsored by SAG National Ethnic Employment Opportunities Committee (EEOC), in conjunction with SAG National Spanish Language Media Task Force and SAG President’s National Task Force for American Indians, this day-long career fair and expo features an exhibition hall of industry vendors as well as multiple career and talent development workshops and seminars presented by SAG Affirmative Action & Diversity, Back Stage, Casting Society of America, iActor, SAG New Media and more! 

“Get Your ACT Together” SAG Diversity Career Fair and Expo 2010 is specifically designed for underemployed and underrepresented performers of color. By bringing together experts covering all facets of the business, this day-long program will provide members as well as service and support organizations the opportunity to expand their network of professional skills, tools and resources to shape a lasting career in the entertainment industry.

WHEN: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m., Saturday, October 16, 2010

WHERE: Screen Actors Guild Headquarters
5757 Wilshire Blvd., 1st Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90036

RSVP is NOT required for this FREE event. Only current paid-up members will be admitted and parents/guardians of young performers under 18 years-old. PLEASE BRING YOUR SAG MEMBERSHIP CARD FOR ENTRANCE (paid-thru October 31, 2010). Admission is NOT guaranteed, and will be limited by building and fire codes and safety standards.

Note: All bags larger than 14" in any dimension (i.e. Backpacks, suitcases, beach bags, etc.) will be prohibited from entry. No pets or animals, with the exception of service animals in service.

Do you want to volunteer for this event?  If so, please contact Silvia Henriquez at shenriquez@sag.org.

Questions? Contact SAG Affirmative Action & Diversity at diversity@sag.org or (323) 549-6644.

Click here for tentative schedule and more information.


NOW ACCEPTING SUBMISSIONS for Casting Society of America’s “Speed Casting” Seminars @ SAG Diversity Career Fair and Expo 2010 on October 16

Meet film and television casting directors in one-on-one five minute “speed casting” meetings.  Ask for audition advice, get feedback on your headshot and resume, ask anything you’ve ever wanted to know about what goes on ‘behind the scenes’.

WHEN: Saturday, October 16, 2010 at SAG Diversity Career Fair and Expo 2010

WHERE: Screen Actors Guild headquarters
5757 Wilshire Blvd., 1st Floor
Los Angeles, CA  90036

Selected participants will be notified with exact location and time.

YOU MUST REGISTER TO PARTICIPATE. REGISTERED PARTICIPANTS ARE RANDOMLY SELECTED FOR LIMITED SEATS.  YOUR REGISTRATION DOES NOT GUARANTEE PARTICIPATION. YOU WILL BE NOTIFIED IF SELECTED.

REGISTRATION INSTRUCTIONS VIA IACTOR:
Must submit no later than Friday, October 1st by 5 p.m. Pacific Time.
Submissions after the deadline will NOT be accepted and considered.
Participants will be notified the week of October 4th with further instructions.

You must have an iActor profile to participate. Submissions are ONLY accepted by email to RSVPdiversity@sag.org with link (web address) to your iActor profile in the body of email.  Please add “CSA Speed Casting” in the subject header of your email.

If you do not have an iActor profile, please register and create one for free at http://www.sag.org/content/iactor-for-members.

Please be sure to review the iActor Quickstart Guide on the webpage for more details.

For more assistance with iActor, please contact iActor staff (323) 549-6451.

Questions? Contact SAG Affirmative Action & Diversity at diversity@sag.org or (323) 549-6644.