LOS ANGELES (Jan. 29, 2012) - Screen Actors Guild presented its coveted Actor® statuette for the outstanding motion picture and primetime television performances of 2011 at the “18th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards®” in ceremonies attended by film and television’s leading actors, held Sunday, Jan. 29, at the Los Angeles Shrine Exposition Center. The “18th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards®” was simulcast live coast-to-coast by TNT and TBS at 8 p.m. (ET) / 5 p.m. (PT). An encore presentation was telecast on TNT at 10 p.m. (ET) / 7 p.m. (PT).
LOS ANGELES (January 27, 2012) – The Screen Actors Guild National Board of Directors today voted overwhelmingly to approve and recommend a plan to merge with AFTRA. The board met in a regularly scheduled plenary meeting in the James Cagney Board Room at the Guild’s Los Angeles headquarters and voted after reviewing a merger package put forward by the SAG and AFTRA Group for One Union (G1) that includes a Merger Agreement and Constitution.
SAG New Media and NATPE have partnered to provide Screen Actors Guild members a special registration discount to the three-day NATPE Market & Conference, the only American program market serving the worldwide television community. Held annually, this year's conference will take place at the Fontainebleau Resort in Miami FL, January 23–25.
SAG members are invited to join the SAG Hollywood Conservatory Committee for an open house as the Conservatory rings in its 40th anniversary. The Conservatory program offers a low-cost opportunity for members to hone and develop their craft through classes, workshops and symposia - all on the AFI campus. Conservatory members are also eligible to be cast in AFI films.
SAG New Media is kicking off a series of monthly workshops to educate active and budding producers on how to best utilize the SAG New Media Agreement for their projects.
New Media business representatives will explain the terms of the agreement and walk attendees through the signatory process live on-screen using the SAG Production Center.
This class is open to those interested in producing entertainment content in new media.
When: 7-9 p.m., Tuesday, January 31, 2012
Where: Screen Actors Guild
Los Angeles and New York City (January 12, 2012) — I AM PWD, a tri-union partnership to promote the inclusion of people with disabilities in the media, marked the end of its three-year campaign Wednesday, January 11 with a bi-coastal industry summit held via videoconference.Read More