Thu, 08/12/2010 - 10:35

 

Screen Actors Guild was a sponsor of the 5th Annual Independent Television Festival, held July 30 - August 5 at Laemmle’s Sunset 5 in Los Angeles.


ITVFest is a non-profit organization with the mission of encouraging change in conventional television and the growth of artistic expression in television and new media.
 

Tue, 08/10/2010 - 14:28

LOS ANGELES (August 10, 2010) – The Equal Employment Opportunities/Diversity Committees of Screen Actors Guild (SAG), Actors’ Equity Association (AEA) and the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (AFTRA) announced today the 8th Annual Ivy Bethune Tri-Union Diversity Awards, recognizing performers and arts organizations who, through their work and activism, have fostered diversity within the entertainment and news media industries and their communities. The theme of the 2010 program is a celebration of those who challenge and change preconceptions.

Tue, 08/10/2010 - 14:20

LOS ANGELES (August 10, 2010) – The Equal Employment Opportunities Committees of Screen Actors Guild (SAG), Actors’ Equity Association (AEA) and the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (AFTRA) announced today the 8th Annual Ivy Bethune Tri-Union Diversity Awards, recognizing performers and arts organizations who, through their work and activism, have fostered diversity within the entertainment and news media industries and their communities.

Fri, 08/06/2010 - 14:45
Los Angeles (August 6, 2010) — Screen Actors Guild today announced election results for the Houston Branch elections. The candidates elected from the Houston Branch are:


Robert Nelson, National Board Member, one-year term
Robert Nelson, President, three-year term
Tommy Townsend, Vice President, three-year term

Thu, 08/05/2010 - 12:44

 Washington, D.C. (August 5, 2010) — President Barack Obama spoke to members of the Executive Council of the AFL-CIO on Wednesday, pledging he will continue to push for legislation, such as the Employee Free Choice Act,  making it easier for employees to unionize.

He also touted some steps his administration has taken to protect American workers, which include a federal crackdown against intellectual property theft, which directly affects performers and the entertainment industry.

Wed, 08/04/2010 - 16:50

Los Angeles (August 4, 2010) – Screen Actors Guild today released the official list of candidates for its upcoming national board elections. Ballots for all eligible members in Hollywood and New York will be mailed on August 24 with a return deadline and tabulation on September 23. Election results are expected to be announced that evening. Approximately 1/3 of the total 69 national board seats are open for election this year.

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