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Wed, 01/21/2015 - 07:51

SAVE THE DATE: SAG Foundation Short Film Showcase

When: 7 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 18

Where: TBD

Screening. Q+A w/filmmakers. Networking. Be inspired!

RSVP required. You may make a reservation at SAGFoundation.org about a week before.

SAG Foundation Short Film Showcase is Accepting Submissions for June 

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Wed, 01/21/2015 - 07:44

Sunday is the big day! Find our SAG Awards signage about town in your neighborhood (taxi tops, buses, elevator/lobby screens, subway networks, billboards, etc.), snap a pic of yourself with the ad, and post on Instagram or Twitter with the hashtag #sagawardsabouttown and SAG Awards will repost some of your pics! 

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Tue, 01/13/2015 - 08:21

When: The New York VITA office tax season four-day week runs from the first Monday in February through the last Friday in April.
Tax Season Office Hours: Monday, Feb. 2- Friday, April 24, 2014
10:30 a.m.-4 p.m., Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, closed Tuesday.
The VITA office is open the remainder of the year (June – January) on Thursdays only.

Where: Actors’ Equity Building – 14th Floor
165 West 46th Street,
New York, NY 10036 

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Mon, 01/05/2015 - 10:40

Please note that the Charles Kerin Associates surrendered its Union franchise; effective Dec. 31, 2014.

The effect of the surrender is as follows:

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Mon, 12/22/2014 - 09:56

Dear New York Members,

2014 was a landmark year for the New York Local. We moved, we grew, and we prospered. Now we look forward to 2015 being an even more amazing year. Here’s wishing Happy Holidays to all SAG-AFTRA New York members, filled with much joy, love, prosperity and happiness.

Mike Hodge
New York Local President
On behalf of your SAG-AFTRA New York Local Board of Directors and committee members

Mon, 12/15/2014 - 10:39

The SAG Foundation Salon presents staged readings of film and TV scripts, featuring a cast of SAG-AFTRA members.

They are interested in well-written film or TV (pilot) scripts that would appeal to a wide audience.

 Writers MUST be members of one of the performing arts (SAG-AFTRA, AEA, etc.) or affiliated unions (DGA, WGA, etc.), or a recent MFA grad. 

If the work is a collaboration, then at least one of the writers must be a union member.

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Tue, 12/09/2014 - 07:53

PLEASE NOTE: SAG-AFTRA offices will be closed Dec. 24–26 and Dec. 31–Jan. 2. We will be open regular business hours on the adjacent weekdays. Happy Holidays to all!

Wed, 12/03/2014 - 07:30

Nearly 1.5 million New Yorkers face hunger each year. You can help. Donate non-perishable food to the Daily News Food Drive. City Harvest trucks will be on the road day and night to collect the donations and distribute them to New Yorkers in need this holiday season. Join us in the fight against hunger. 

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Tue, 11/25/2014 - 16:49

PLEASE NOTE: In observance of Thanksgiving, the SAG-AFTRA New York Local office will close at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 26 and be closed on Nov. 27-28. We will re-open on Monday, Dec. 1. Happy Thanksgiving!

Wed, 11/19/2014 - 16:23

PROJECT 17, MGM, Kathleen Chopin CD

SAG-AFTRA has been informed that a flyer is being distributed for an alleged film titled Project 17 from MGM Studios. The flyer claims that they are looking for “beautiful and sexy models” for a scene in a strip club.

DO NOT RESPOND TO THIS FLYER. SAG-AFTRA has no record of this project, and Kathleen Chopin Casting is not involved. If you have already respondedor have any questions, contact the Theatrical Contracts Department immediately at (212) 827-1553.