Attention SAG members:
The John L. Dales Scholarship Fund was created in 1973 in honor of the Guild's longtime executive secretary. The scholarship fund has helped qualified Guild members and their children reach their educational potential by providing more than a million dollars in scholarships for study at accredited institutions of higher learning.
For an application, including qualifications, please visit www.sagfoundation.org/scholarship.Read More
Los Angeles, CA (November 8, 2004) – Screen Actors Guild President Melissa Gilbert issued the following statement on the death of actor Howard Keel, who served as SAG president from 1958-1959:Read More
We are facing a health care crisis in this state. Prop 72, supported by doctors, nurses and consumer organizations, sets standards in health care, like the minimum wage sets standards in pay.
Vote yes on Prop 72.
For more information, please visit www.yesonprop72.com
On November 9, 2004, at 10:00 a.m., at the offices of the Screen Actors Guild, Inc. (“SAG”), 5757 Wilshire Boulevard, 1st Floor (Bella Bruck Room), Los Angeles, California, SAG will sell, at public auction, for cash or otherwise acceptable terms, all right, title, and interest of the Debtor(s) in and to several motion pictures. See official notice below:
NOTICE OF DISPOSITION OF COLLATERAL
(California Commercial Code Section 9613)
We have received a request from AFTRA that Screen Actors Guild members not accept employment on a Spanish-language telenovela entitled La Ley del Silencio which is currently in production in Dallas, Texas.
After initial discussions with AFTRA, Freemantle / Telemundo announced that it intended to produce the show non-union by employing a combination of non-union U.S. performers and performers brought in from outside the U.S.Read More
The American Jobs Creation Act, ground breaking film tax-incentive legislation passed the House and Senate on October 11. Once signed by the President, the new law will provide a tax break to qualified television and film productions with budgets between $1-15 million (20 million for those made in distressed areas). The law requires that 75% of services be performed in the United States.Read More
LOS ANGELES (October 6, 2004) – While the overall trend of declining U.S. television and theatrical roles appears to be losing steam, new employment statistics released today by Screen Actors Guild (SAG) strongly indicates that actors are bearing the brunt of today’s trend toward more reality programming and runaway production.Read More
When you work outside the country, make sure your contract is GR1 compliant. That's the only way that your earnings will count toward qualification for health coverage and earn pension credits toward your vesting and retirement.
Click here for more information (logged in members only): or call the Guild.
TV/Theatricals: (323) 549-6828
Los Angeles (September 23, 2004) – Screen Actors Guild (SAG) today announced election results for the Guild's National Board of Directors. Approximately one-third of the 69 national board seats were up for election this year representing SAG's Hollywood, New York and Regional Branch Divisions. The vote tallies for each candidate are available at www.sag.org.Read More