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Local News
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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Wed, 01/22/2014 - 10:27

Due to inclement weather in the New England area, the SAG-AFTRA New England Local will be closed today, Wednesday, Jan. 22.

We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

Fri, 12/13/2013 - 08:22

BookPALS is returning to Boston!

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Mon, 08/12/2013 - 09:13

On August 9, 2013, the ballot tabulation of the New England Local election was conducted. Please note that some candidates ran unopposed and were declared elected without the necessity of a membership vote. Following are the results of the election. Those positions that required a balloted election are listed with an asterisk*. For complete balloted election results, click here.

Bill Mootos* - National Board Member - Four-Year Term     

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Thu, 05/02/2013 - 13:22

Dear Massachusetts member,
 
As you may already know, the Massachusetts House of Representatives finalized its budget proposal for Fiscal Year 2014. The House budget does not include a proposal to cap the Massachusetts Film and TV Incentive, nor any other proposed roll-back to the incentive. Thank you to all the members who contacted their state representative last month to help secure this victory.
 

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