Life on Set 101

Life on Set 101
Start: 03/08/2014 - 12:30pm
End: 03/08/2014 - 5:00pm

Learn What to Expect at a Gig from the Professionals
 
SAG-AFTRA Portland Local presents Life on Set 101, a free event featuring industry experts highlighting the basics of working a job – from pre-production to day-of and post-production. As an added BONUS EVENT: Working America will present a hands-on workshop following Life on Set 101 to provide assistance in and information about signing up for health insurance through Cover Oregon.
 
When: 12:30-5 p.m., Saturday, March 8, 2014
 
Where: Northwest Oregon Labor Council
3645 SE 32nd Avenue
Portland, OR 97202
 
Event Schedule:
 
12:30 p.m. Registration
 
1 p.m. Pre-Production: An agent, a coach and casting director advise you on what you need to do to get ready to get the gig.
 
2:15 p.m. On the Day: Union staff and top crew from Grimm let you know what you can expect (and what is expected of you) at the gig.
 
3:30 p.m. Post-Production: Union staff, an agent and a pay service president fill you in on what you’ll receive in residuals and other forms of pay and how you can leverage this gig to get the next one and build your career!
 
4:30 p.m. Working America: Sign up for Cover Oregon health insurance! Presentation and hands-on assistance signing up!* You will hear about your options and be able to sign up for personalized help to complete the process. MUST ATTEND ENTIRE EVENT TO TAKE ADVANTAGE OF THIS OPPORTUNITY. (Note: This seminar is for informational purposes and does not constitute SAG-AFTRA’s endorsement of any particular product, service, or provider.)
 
To RSVP and for more information contact Chris Comte at: chris.comte@sagaftra.org.

Cost: Free!

Come to Life on Set 101 and learn how to keep your career and your health THRIVING!
 
*People who have not been able to afford coverage in the past or who were denied it due to pre-existing conditions may be eligible for plans and financial assistance that will now allow them to afford insurance. Individuals can learn if they qualify for tax credits to lower the cost of their monthly premiums or even get a $0.00 premium.