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Fri, 09/19/2014 - 12:19

Attention all members: Please read the following important notice regarding the INTEG Films, LLC. program Vampires in Virginia

Please note that INTEG Films, LLC (the producer of the program currently in production entitled Vampires in Virginia) is not signatory to any SAG-AFTRA agreement. This company has not yet executed a minimum basic agreement with SAG-AFTRA in spite of outreach from union staff to company representatives.

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Mon, 09/08/2014 - 06:44

The nonprofit Screen Actors Guild Foundation is looking for local area performers to help re-establish the BookPALS program. BookPALS (Performing Artists for Literacy in Schools) is a unique national literacy program of performers who help children learn to LOVE books by bringing their talents into classrooms, hospitals, libraries, shelters, and other venues. A BookPALS performer typically commits to share the magic of reading on a weekly basis, but there is some flexibility with scheduling.

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Wed, 09/03/2014 - 12:13

Casting notices are now just a click away. Casting notices for the Washington-Mid Atlantic Local are now available online through the local’s new casting Web page, The Hotline. You will need to log in to the SAGAFTRA.org website to access The Hotline information.

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Tue, 07/15/2014 - 07:15

Attention Washington-Mid Atlantic Members:

Congratulations (again this year) to Pat Moran & Associates on their Emmy Award nomination in casting for VEEP! Pat and her staff wish to express their thanks to all of the talented SAG-AFTRA performers in the region whose stellar performances made the nomination possible.

Tue, 07/01/2014 - 13:49

Dear SAG-AFTRA Washington – Mid Atlantic Member:
 

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Mon, 04/21/2014 - 12:47

I WOULD LOVE TO READ TO CHILDREN!

BookPALS (Performing Artists for Literacy in Schools) is a national literacy program administered
by the nonprofit Screen Actors Guild Foundation.
It’s a unique program of volunteer performers who read aloud to children, showing them the joy of reading.
BookPALS read in school classrooms, hospitals, libraries, and shelters.

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Tue, 02/04/2014 - 10:32

Dear Member,
 
It is with deep sadness and regret we write to inform you of the passing of our dear friend and local member, Kirk Penberthy.
 
Kirk was former president of the Washington-Baltimore Branch of SAG and served on the SAG National Board as well as the AFTRA Executive Board. He also served on various committees over the years, representing all actors in our area.
 

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Thu, 01/30/2014 - 11:54

The process of gathering proposals to enhance the Television and Theatrical Motion Picture Contracts is under way in the Washington-Mid Atlantic Local and all over the country. Your local board approved TV/Theatrical Wages and Working Conditions Committee is meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 4 to develop proposals benefitting our membership and welcomes your input either in person* or via email. 
 

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Thu, 09/12/2013 - 17:50

On behalf of all of us at SAG-AFTRA, I just wanted to take a moment to thank Taylor-Royall, and especially its founder Martha Royall, for the significant role she and the company have played in our market place for more than 30 years. 

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Mon, 08/12/2013 - 14:55

On August 12, 2013, the ballot tabulation of the Washington – Mid Atlantic 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.
 
Joe Krebs - National Board Member - Two-Year Term

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