Los Angeles (November 10, 2011) – Leading First Amendment expert Floyd Abrams sent a letter this week to House Judiciary Chairman Lamar Smith and Ranking Member John Conyers reaffirming that the Stop Online Piracy Act currently under consideration in the House of Representatives in no way imperils the First Amendment.
In the letter, Abrams writes:
When: Thursday, November 17, 2011
9:30 a.m. – Doors Open! Please join us for a continental breakfast: bagels, coffee, fruit salad and more!
Where: 2520 W. Olive Avenue
Burbank, CA 91505
Parking on street or for a small fee next door at St. Joseph’s Medical Center. No parking is available in Local 80's lot.
RSVP is required. Please RSVP to afNetworkBreakfast@gmail.com.
LOS ANGELES (November 8, 2011) — Screen Actors Guild has been recognized by Office Depot for its efforts to be environmentally sensitive. The Guild was one of 25 nominees chosen by Office Depot for the Leadership in Greener Purchasing Award from among the thousands of customers it considered. Nominees were chosen based on a history of purchasing “greener” office supplies. An awards ceremony will be held on November 15 in Oakland, Calif.
Screen Actors Guild’s MOVE Committee and Military Personnel & Families Support Task Force are proud to support HomeWalk, the United Way of Greater Los Angeles’ annual 5K Run/Walk to End Homelessness. In Los Angeles County alone, 51,000 people are homeless. Each year thousands join together to do their part by fundraising and spreading the word that homelessness is a solvable problem.
Woody Schultz, national chair of the SAG Performance Capture Committee, joined by other seasoned performance capture artists will present an explanation of performance capture, give examples of projects that have used the technology, discuss the process from an actor's perspective including similarities to and differences from traditional film/TV performance, address the fears and myths surrounding the technology, discuss where the technology is headed, and address some of the things performers should be aware of regarding contracts, coverage, pay, jurisdiction, etc.
Los Angeles (November 1, 2011) — Screen Actors Guild mourns the passing of Gil Cates. Cates, a former Directors Guild of America president and past dean of the School of Theater, Film and Television at the University of California Los Angeles, died Monday. He was 77.Read More