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Thu, 06/29/2017 - 16:37

SAG-AFTRA Seattle Local members, staff and families turn out for the 43rd Annual Seattle Pride Parade held on Sunday, June 25.

Fri, 06/16/2017 - 14:35

Please note that SAG-AFTRA has deemed 6th Avenue Talent‘s franchises deemed surrendered effective June 15, 2017, under the SAG Codified Agency Regulations Rule 16(g) and the AFTRA Regulations Rule 12-C. 

The effect of the surrender is as follows:

No member of SAG-AFTRA may hereafter engage, use, or deal through this agency.

Fri, 06/02/2017 - 13:31

Seattle Local members joined with film industry insiders to host a panel highlighting the challenges and opportunities of diversity in casting at a recent panel discussion. Titled Casting Equity, the May 28 panel was part of the 2017 Seattle International Film Festival Forum Series.

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 16:47

Conservatory

Participants of the actors’ boot camp at the Hampton Inn in Spokane, Washington.

The Seattle Local hosted an actors’ boot camp conservatory in Spokane, Washington, with voiceover artist Paul Liberti and actors Rik Deskin and Daniel Knight on April 22 and 23. About 20 members from eastern Washington, Idaho and Oregon attended a two-day intensive focusing on voiceover production and the business of acting.

Mon, 04/24/2017 - 10:16

Shellea Allen 

Happy spring to our members in Alaska, Idaho, Montana and Washington state. 

The SAG-AFTRA Seattle Local has been busy the past six months. Our committees are active and we are focused on empowering and bettering the lives of performers and broadcasters in our local through member outreach, organizing around the corporate/educational waiver, and keeping our members engaged. Below are a few highlights of our events.

Fri, 04/07/2017 - 16:14

Please note that Mod Media Professional Representation, LLC has surrendered its franchise effective April 5, 2017, under the SAG Codified Agency Regulations Rule 16(g).

The effect of the surrender is as follows:

No member of SAG-AFTRA may hereafter engage, use, or deal through this agency.

Tue, 03/07/2017 - 08:59

SEATTLE (March 7, 2016) — SAG-AFTRA members have ratified their first contract with KNKX 88.5 FM, one of the most popular public radio stations in the country. The members of the bargaining unit voted overwhelmingly to approve the contract. The deal includes a 6-percent wage increase over three years as well as significant improvements to the employer-sponsored healthcare and vacation benefits. 

Mon, 01/09/2017 - 17:27

APRIL 2017 – SEEKING SUBMISSIONS

ONLINE SUBMISSION DEADLINE 02/06

Please share this information with all your filmmaker friends! 
 
The SAG-AFTRA Foundation is now accepting submissions from filmmakers residing in all states west of the Mississippi for its April 2017 Los Angeles Short Film Showcase. SUBMISSION DEADLINE is Monday, February 6, 2017. No deadline waiver.