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Thu, 10/13/2011 - 10:12

Join your fellow Screen Actors Guild members at the 2011 Annual National Membership Meeting.

WHEN: Sunday, October 23, 2011

WHERE: Screen Actors Guild National Headquarters Promenade
5757 Wilshire Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90036

TIME: 1- 2 p.m. Mixer, Committee Tables, Sign-Up for Speakers List
2-5 p.m. Meeting/Q&A

(Parking will be validated. Please read all posted signage. Guild not responsible for illegally parked vehicles.)

Wed, 10/12/2011 - 11:34

Major TV Networks Commit to Broadcasting PSAs to Support Joining Forces

Washington, D.C. (October 12, 2011) -  In response to First Lady Michelle Obama and Dr. Jill Biden’s Joining Forces program, a national initiative to support and honor America’s service members and their families, the entertainment industry’s Inter-Guild Joining Forces Task Force today released new public service announcements (PSAs) featuring Steven Spielberg, Tom Hanks and Oprah Winfrey.

Tue, 10/11/2011 - 13:23

Screen Actors Guild National Director of Government Relations and Policy Nancy Fox spoke with Bloomberg news about the trend in many states of rolling back film incentives as budgets tighten.

Fox explained that withdrawing the tax breaks is a pennywise, pound-foolish approach.

“Nobody wins. What you’re doing is taking jobs away from people and tax revenue for the state,” Fox said. “It is a lose-lose proposition to cut these tax programs.”

Thu, 10/06/2011 - 17:26

Los Angeles (Oct. 6, 2011) — Actor Marlee Matlin was honored today with the 2011 Screen Actors Guild Harold Russell Award at the 2011 Media Access Awards. The awards, held at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif., aims to raise awareness of people living with disabilities and seeks to have them represented accurately in television and film.

Wed, 10/05/2011 - 13:34

LOS ANGELES (October 5, 2011) — Screen Actors Guild applauds a decision by the World Intellectual Property Organization to convene a diplomatic conference in June 2012 to conclude an international treaty on the protection of audiovisual performances. The organization announced the decision Thursday, September 29, after approving a recommendation by WIPO’s Standing Committee on Copyright and Related Rights to begin the final phase of work.

Fri, 09/30/2011 - 16:27

To: All SAG Members who are currently represented, or previously been affiliated with, Network International Models & Talent.

Please note that the Screen Actors Guild has been advised that Network International Models & Talent has, effective September 27, 2011, surrendered its franchise with the Guild.

The effect of the surrender is as follows:
No member of the Screen Actors Guild may hereafter engage, use or deal through this agency.

Fri, 09/30/2011 - 16:07

Breaking Bad actor RJ Mitte is representing Screen Actors Guild this weekend at the 2011 Next Up Summit. The event, taking place in Minneapolis from September 29 – October 2, is hosted by the AFL-CIO and brings together young people to discuss organizing, the recent legislative attacks on workers’ rights and the economic crisis, which has had a disproportionate impact on younger workers. 

Thu, 09/29/2011 - 18:56

Screen Actors Guild is pleased to announce that Executive Director, Communications, Pamela Greenwalt was elected vice president of the International Labor Communications Association Executive Council. The council is a governing board, which sets policy, direction and strategy for the organization. The election came during ILCA’s biennial convention in Seattle this past weekend.