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Fri, 10/17/2014 - 12:53

The 2014 to 2017 TV/Theatrical background rate cards are now available!

Members can request new rate card(s) by emailing newengland@sagaftra.org. Please write “Theatrical Rate Cards” in the subject line, and include your name, the number of cards you would like, and your preferred mailing address. 

Wed, 08/27/2014 - 13:25

Sent as a courtesy to The Actors Fund

The East LA Classic Theatre is seeking teaching artists to work in residencies in Lawrence, MA. The residencies are four days a week, two hours a day starting after Labor Day and ending Dec. 15. The company is particularly interested in teaching artists with experience in playwriting and production.  

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Wed, 08/27/2014 - 13:22

As previously reported, SAG-AFTRA members voted overwhelmingly to approve the 2014 TV/Theatrical Contracts. The new theatrical rates, effective July 1, 2014 to June 30, 2015, are below.

Day Performer: $880
Daily Stunt Performer: $880
Weekly Performer: $3,053
Weekly Stunt Performer: $3,280

General Background: $152
Special Ability/Photo Double: $162
Stand-In: $171

If you need additional rates, please call the office.  Updated Background Rate Cards will be available next month.

Fri, 08/08/2014 - 16:02

The following link is to an article related to industry jobs in Mass. and is provided for informational purposes only. SAG-AFTRA has not verified the accuracy and no endorsement is implied.

Behind The Scenes, Mass. Film Crews Rise In The Ranks

August 6, 2014 - The Artery

Written By Andrea Shea

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Wed, 07/16/2014 - 12:29

July 16, 2014

Dear New England Member:

The New England Local Board and staff are very much aware of the questions and concerns surrounding the employment of background actors on Black Mass. We are vigilant when it comes to collective bargaining enforcement and we have taken this matter to the senior legal and contracts staff of SAG-AFTRA.

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Mon, 02/24/2014 - 13:25

Hello, film and TV scriptwriters – the Foundation would like to hear from you!
 
The Foundation Salon presents staged readings of film and TV scripts, featuring a cast of SAG-AFTRA members. We’re interested in well-written material that would appeal to a wide audience.
 

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Mon, 02/10/2014 - 09:06

The MPC is looking for entries from members who have produced or directed short narrative works, released or completed within the past year.
 
From the entries received, one or more may be selected to be featured in an MPC Member Showcase at a future MPC Meeting. This would be presented with the film's producer or director.
 
While not a competitive selection, they cannot guarantee to show every submission.
 

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Wed, 02/05/2014 - 10:56

Due to inclement weather in the New England area, the SAG-AFTRA New England Local will be closed today, Wednesday, Feb. 5.

We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

Tue, 02/04/2014 - 09:04

The MPC is looking for entries from members who have produced or directed short narrative works, released or completed within the past year.
 
From the entries received, one or more may be selected to be featured in an MPC Member Showcase at a future MPC Meeting. This would be presented with the film's producer or director.
 
While not a competitive selection, they cannot guarantee to show every submission.
 

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Tue, 02/04/2014 - 09:03

Here are important points of contact you may need to reach out to for tax materials.  These numbers are best to use if you are seeking W-2 information. 

2013 TV/Theatrical Projects with corresponding Payroll Companies

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