PHILADELPHIA (May 27, 2010) — The SAG Philadelphia Branch celebrated its 40th anniversary on Monday with a ceremony at Philadelphia City Hall and recognition by Mayor Michael A. Nutter (see video below). SAG President Ken Howard met with local members and welcomed new members with SAG pins. Approximately 90 people attended, including Philadelphia Branch President Tom McCarthy, and National Board Member Helen McNutt.
Washington, D.C. (May 25, 2010) — Screen Actors Guild Regional Branch Division leadership and the Washington-Baltimore leadership of SAG/AFTRA hosted a special celebration to honor SAG/AFTRA Washington-Baltimore Branch member Sheldon Smith, the recipient of the prestigious Howard Keel Award Saturday in Washington, D.C. at the National Press Club. The award is the highest recognition given by the Regional Branch Division.
Featuring a Panel Discussion About Your Favorite Topic….Jobs!
When: 2-3:30 p.m., Sunday, June 6, 2010 *
Where: Arizona Theatre Company Temple of Music and Art
330 S. Scott Avenue, Tucson, AZ 85701
(Between 13th & 14th Streets, a block east of S. Stone Avenue.)
* The previously mailed notice incorrectly indicated Saturday instead of Sunday. The day and date above are correct.
In observance of the Memorial Day holiday, SAG offices will be closed on Monday, May 31. Regular business hours will resume on Tuesday, June 1.
Please note that SAG offices will be closed early on Friday, May 28 as follows:
The second annual Produced By Conference is coming up and will be held at 20th Century Fox in Los Angeles June 4-6. The conference is selling out but SAG members can register online and save $400.
Spend the weekend with Brian Grazer, Mark Cuban, Ted Turner, Laura Ziskin, Ridley Scott, Gale Anne Hurd, Bruce Cohen and over 100 of the industry's biggest producers in film, tv and new media.
LOS ANGELES (May 24, 2010) – Screen Actors Guild today announced that Gloria Stuart and Paul Napier have been selected to receive the Hollywood Division’s prestigious Ralph Morgan Award, the highest service award given by the Hollywood Division. The honor will be bestowed Saturday, June 19 as part of the Annual Hollywood Division Membership Meeting at the Sportsmen’s Lodge.
PHILADELPHIA (May 24, 2010) — The SAG Philadelphia Branch is celebrating its 40th anniversary this year, which will be marked today with a mayoral reception at Philadelphia City Hall attended by both SAG President Ken Howard and Philadelphia Branch President Tom McCarthy.
McCarthy will also be recognized for his more than 30 years of service to SAG as Branch president. He will retire at the end of his term in September.
RBD Board Unanimously Endorses Creation of One Union to Cover All Performers
AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka Welcomes SAG Leaders
Recognition Given to Sheldon Smith, Tom McCarthy