Local Events

The below listings are subject to change. Visit SAGAFTRA.org for the most up-to-date information. For upcoming Member Education Workshops, please reference the event list to the left. If you’d like more information on an event and there is no contact information listed, please contact the Los Angeles Executive Office at (323) 549-6459.

Local Events

Attention Broadcasters: SAG-AFTRA President Gabrielle Carteris, National Executive Director David White and representatives from the SAG and AFTRA health plans invite you to attend an online presentation on the new SAG-AFTRA Health Plan. The new plan goes into effect Jan. 1, 2017 and if you were not able to attend a previous health plan seminar, this will be your opportunity to hear details and get answers to any questions.

When: Saturday, Oct. 1 
6:30 p.m. – Food & drink festival 
8 p.m. – Concert under the stars

Where: MPTF Wasserman Campus
23388 Mulholland Drive
Woodland Hills, CA 91364

MPTF Celebrates 95 Years of helping those who entertain us with performances byHugh Jackman, Anne Hathaway, Johnny Mathis, Jane Lynch and more.

All proceeds benefit the Motion Picture & Television Fund.

For tickets and more information, visit www.mptf.com/95.

Start: 10/05/2016 - 7:00pm
End: 10/05/2016 - 9:00pm

When: 7 – 9 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 5

Where: SAG-AFTRA Plaza
James Cagney Boardroom – Lobby Level
5757 Wilshire Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90036
Parking will be validated.

So you booked a job, congratulations! Now you’re probably wondering, how much money am I going to make with this national commercial or guest star role? Before you quit your survival job, learn about rates, residuals, commissions, taxes and everything else that affects how much money you actually "take home" after booking a job.

When: 12 – 2:30 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 6.

Where: SAG-AFTRA Plaza
James Cagney Boardroom – Lobby Level
5757 Wilshire Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90036
Parking will be validated.

Start: 10/10/2016 - 11:00am
End: 10/10/2016 - 2:00pm

Motion Picture & Television Fund (MPTF) and Walgreens are making it free and easy for anybody working in the entertainment industry and their families – ages eight and up – to get their annual flu shot.*

No appointment necessary and no medical insurance required. However, if you are insured, please bring your insurance card and photo ID (no paperwork or charges, just for MPTF records).

When: 11 a.m. – 2 p.m., Monday, Oct. 10

When: 7 – 9 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 11

Where: SAG-AFTRA Plaza
James Cagney Boardroom – Lobby Level
5757 Wilshire Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90036
Parking will be validated.

Please join us for an exciting evening as we interview Troy Combs, Vice President of Production & Finance for Wise Entertainment and producer of the acclaimed Hulu series, East Los High. 

When: 7 – 9 p.m., Tuesday, Oct.11

Where: SAG-AFTRA Plaza
James Cagney Boardroom – Lobby Level
5757 Wilshire Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90036
Parking will be validated.

Please join us for an exciting evening as we interview Troy Combs, Vice President of Production & Finance for Wise Entertainment, producer of the acclaimed Hulu series, “East Los High!” 

Looking for a great parallel career to help supplement the earnings from your industry work? Are you detail-oriented and like numbers? Professional tax preparation might be a good parallel career for you.

For the first time, The Career Center at The Actors Fund and the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program (VITA) are coming together to offer a free, two-stage Tax Preparation Training Program for entertainment industry professionals.

Stage One – Tax Preparation Course