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Thu, 07/07/2011 - 15:06

Screen Actors Guild is extremely pleased to hear about today’s announcement of the new Copyright Alerts System Agreement between Internet Service Providers (ISPs) and entertainment companies. This landmark agreement will help Internet subscribers learn and understand when their Internet account is potentially being misused for digital content theft.
 

Fri, 06/24/2011 - 12:17

Today the World Intellectual Property Organization's (WIPO's) Standing Committee on Copyright and Related Rights (SCCR) adopted a recommendation to the WIPO General Assembly to reconvene a diplomatic conference on the Treaty for the Protection of Audiovisual Performances, which was suspended in 2000 after a deadlock was reached on several crucial issues. In making the recommendation, the SCCR also approved consensus language on the transfer of rights, the primary issue that had previously prevented the conclusion of a treaty.

Sun, 06/19/2011 - 15:41

Silver Spring, Maryland (June 19, 2011) ---- Screen Actors Guild and the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists convened this weekend for the first, formal face-to-face discussions between the AFTRA New Union Committee and the SAG Merger Task Force at the National Labor College in Silver Spring, Maryland.   

Sun, 06/19/2011 - 15:23

 

AFTRA and SAG Convene Formal Discussions to Create One Union

Silver Spring, Maryland (June 19, 2011) ---- Screen Actors Guild and the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists convened this weekend for the first, formal face-to-face discussions between the AFTRA New Union Committee and the SAG Merger Task Force at the National Labor College in Silver Spring, Maryland.   

Fri, 06/17/2011 - 08:32

Older performers face significant challenges, including difficulty finding work and qualifying for health care, but a majority remain engaged in the creative community and are happy with the life they have chosen, according to a new study presented in New York on June 9.
 
The study, Still Kicking — Aging Performing Artists in NYC and LA Metro Areas: Information on Artists IV, was undertaken by the Research Center for Arts and Culture at Teachers College, Columbia University.
 

Thu, 06/16/2011 - 12:01

As part of its ongoing effort to discover and develop culturally and ethnically diverse talent and actors with disabilities, the Disney ABC Television Group’s Casting Project will hold auditions for consideration for the ABC Talent Showcase in Los Angeles.
 
Selected participants perform for casting directors, talent agents, managers and other industry professionals who view a series of live, one-act vignettes performed by the actors.
 

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