Local News

Local News
Mon, 03/23/2015 - 13:55

SAG-AFTRA New York mourns the passing of Marge Royce, former Board member, dedicated member of several committees, and passionate leader during the 2000 commercials strike.  Those who knew Marge remember her generosity, kindness, love of life and the positive impact she had on all that were lucky enough to have known and worked with her.  We send our sympathies to her husband, daughter, and other family and friends.

Fri, 03/20/2015 - 12:05

The Actors Fund has asked us to send out this link to a survey regarding the future of a Health Center for the Performing Arts. The survey should take less than 10 minutes to complete.

For the past 10 years, The Actors Fund has operated the Al Hirschfeld Free Health Clinic. Located at 57th Street and 10th Avenue, its physicians have cared for over 20,000 uninsured entertainment industry workers. 

Read More
Tue, 03/17/2015 - 12:41

Looking for casting notices on our website? Paid-up SAG-AFTRA members can log in to SAGAFTRA.org/NYCasting to access the monthly Production Show Sheet and casting notices as they are made available to us.

Need help logging in? Click here to contact Web Help.

Read More
Mon, 03/16/2015 - 12:34

To: All SAG-AFTRA Members who are currently represented by, or previously been affiliated with Cole Riley Agency, Inc., New York

From: Zino Macaluso, National Director/Sr. Counsel, Agency Relations
Megan Capuano, Associate National Director, Agency Relations

Date: March 16, 2015

Re: Surrender of Cole Riley Agency, Inc.’s Union franchise

Please note that the Cole Riley Agency, Inc. surrendered its Union franchise’s on March 16, 2016.


Read More
Tue, 03/10/2015 - 12:53

The following is sent on behalf of the SAG Foundation

SAG Foundation NY Shorts Showcase

Submit your shorts + webseries, online!

June 2015 event deadline: 5 p.m., Thursday, March 26


Read More
Tue, 02/03/2015 - 14:35

To: All SAG-AFTRA Members who are currently represented by, or previously been affiliated with MSF Talent , New York City.

From: Zino Macaluso, National Director/Sr. Counsel, Agency Relation
Megan Capuano, Associate National Director, Agency Relations

Date:  Feb. 3, 2015

Re:  Status of Union Franchise for MSF Talent, New York

Please note that MSF Talent has surrendered its franchise with SAG-AFTRA as of Feb. 3, 2015. 

Read More
Wed, 01/21/2015 - 08:51

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 

Read More
Wed, 01/21/2015 - 08:44

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! 

Read More
Tue, 01/13/2015 - 09:21

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 

Read More
Mon, 01/05/2015 - 11:40

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

The effect of the surrender is as follows:

Read More