Press Releases 2010

Press Releases
Tue, 08/10/2010 - 15:13

 Los Angeles (August 10, 2010) — Screen Actors Guild today announced election results for the Georgia Branch elections. Candidates elected from the Georgia Branch include:

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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.

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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

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Thu, 08/05/2010 - 16:35

Los Angeles (August 5, 2010) — Screen Actors Guild today announced election results for the San Diego Branch elections.

The candidate elected from the San Diego Branch is:

Leticia Cannon, Secretary-Treasurer, two-year term

Members elected as officers are also elected as alternate national directors who may be called upon to serve at National Board meetings when the National Board member from the San Diego Branch is unavailable to attend.

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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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Wed, 08/04/2010 - 16:22

New York (August 4, 2010) - Screen Actors Guild applauds the New York State Legislature and the Governor making the fiscally responsible choice by continuing the highly successful film and television tax credit program in the newly signed state budget.
 

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Wed, 08/04/2010 - 15:54

Los Angeles (July 28, 2010) –Screen Actors Guild today announced election results for the Utah Branch elections.

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Fri, 07/30/2010 - 15:53

Los Angeles (July 30, 2010) - Screen Actors Guild today announced election results for the New Mexico Branch elections. Candidates elected from the New Mexico Branch include:

Roy Costley, National Board Member, three-year term
Mel MacKaron, Vice President, one-year term
Marilyn Morgan, Council Member at Large, two-year term
Karen Cotter, Council Member at Large, two-year term
Cliff Gravel, Council Member at Large, two-year term

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Fri, 07/30/2010 - 15:36

Los Angeles (July 30, 2010) - Screen Actors Guild today announced election results for the Colorado Branch elections.

Candidates elected from the Colorado Branch include:

Sheila Ivy Traister, Council Member at Large, three-year term
Dulcie Camp, Council Member at Large, three-year term
David Stoddard, Council Member at Large, three-year term
Linda Lee, Council Member at Large, three-year term
Randy Wren, Council Member at Large, one-year term

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Fri, 07/30/2010 - 15:27

Los Angeles (July 30, 2010) - Screen Actors Guild today announced election results for the Detroit Branch elections.

Candidates elected from the Detroit Branch include:

Peter Tocco, President, two-year term 
Nicole Hakim Yohn, Vice President, two-year term 
Kimberly Stump, Recording Secretary, two-year term 
Don DiPace, Treasurer, two-year term 
Gerry Cooper, Council Member at Large, two-year term 

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Wed, 07/28/2010 - 16:36

Los Angeles (July 28, 2010) – Screen Actors Guild today announced election results for the Arizona Branch elections.

Candidates elected from the Arizona Branch include:     

 Steven A Fried, National Board Director, three-year term  
 Elaine Moe, Vice President Northern Arizona, three-year term  
 Barbara Faye Glover, Vice President Southern Arizona, three-year term  

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Wed, 07/28/2010 - 16:29

Los Angeles (July 28, 2010) - Screen Actors Guild today announced election results for the Nashville Branch elections.
 
Candidates elected from the Nashville Branch include:

 Michael Montgomery,  President two-year term  
 Cece DuBois, Vice President, two-year term  
 Carla Christina Contreras, Secretary/Treasurer, two-year term  
 David Clyde Carr, Council Member at Large, two-year term  

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Wed, 07/28/2010 - 16:24

Los Angeles (July 28, 2010) - Screen Actors Guild today announced election results for the Florida Branch elections.
 
Candidates elected from the Florida Branch include:
 
Nancy Duerr, National Board Member, three year term  
Steve Gladstone, President, two year term  
Ellen Wacher, Vice President, two year term  
Patrick Mickler,  Recording Secretary, two year term  

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Wed, 07/28/2010 - 15:26

LOS ANGELES (July 28, 2010) – The American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (AFTRA), a national union of more than 70,000 professional performers, recording artists and broadcast journalists, today announced that on July 30 Mary Cavallaro will lead the union’s News and Broadcast Department as Assistant National Executive Director for News and Broadcast. Debra Osofsky, the union’s current National Director for News and Broadcast, will step down on July 30.

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Tue, 07/27/2010 - 18:39

Los Angeles (July 27, 2009) - Screen Actors Guild  today announced election results for the Portland Branch elections.
 
Candidates elected from the Portland Branch include:

Doug Baldwin, Council Member at Large (three-year term)  
Helena De Crespo, Council Member at Large (three-year term) 
George Fosgate, Council Member at Large (three-year term)  
Michelle Mariana, Council Member at Large (three-year term)

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Tue, 07/27/2010 - 18:35

Los Angeles (July 27, 2010) — Screen Actors Guild today announced election results for the Seattle Branch elections. Candidates elected from the Seattle Branch include:
 
Abby Dylan, National Board Member (three-year term)
Alex Terzieff, Council Member at Large (two-year term)
Gary Schwartz, Council Member at Large (two-year term)
Rik Deskin, Council Member at Large (two-year term)
Lashon Watson, Council Member at Large (two-year term)

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Sat, 07/24/2010 - 21:37

SAG National Board of Directors Appoints Bob Bergen
National Chair of Television Animation and Basic Cable Animation

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Fri, 07/23/2010 - 09:54

LOS ANGELES (July 23, 2010) – More than 40 celebrities took to the greens of Mountain Gate Country Club on July 19 to raise more than $60,000 for the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists’ Frank Nelson Memorial Sick & Benefit Fund (FNF).

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Thu, 07/22/2010 - 16:07

**MEDIA ALERT***

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Wed, 07/21/2010 - 15:22

LOS ANGELES (July 21, 2010) – The Administrative Committee of the National Board of Directors of the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (AFTRA, AFL-CIO) – a national union of more than 70,000 professional performers, recording artists and broadcast journalists – met today for its regularly scheduled monthly meeting.

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Mon, 07/19/2010 - 14:36

LOS ANGELES AND NEW YORK (July 20, 2010)— Actors’ Equity Association, American Federation of Television and Radio Artists and Screen Actors Guild today announced that the International Federation of Actors, also known as FIA (Fédération Internationale des Acteurs), has endorsed the  unions’ global I AM PWD campaign.

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Fri, 07/16/2010 - 15:31

PITTSBURGH (July 16, 2010) — The American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (AFTRA, AFL-CIO) - a national union of more than 70,000 professional performers, recording artists and broadcast journalists - announced today that in an election held on June 30, 2010, the on-air employees at Hearst Station WTAE-TV in Pittsburgh voted for representation by AFTRA. The election results were certified on July 14 by the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB).

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Thu, 07/15/2010 - 15:45

July 15, 2010 – Screen Actors Guild joined other actor unions and entertainment industry advocates in their support of finalizing an international treaty on audiovisual performances, which would enhance actors’ rights and protections worldwide.

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Wed, 07/14/2010 - 15:28

NEW ORLEANS (July 14, 2010)—Roberta Reardon, National President of the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (AFTRA, AFL-CIO) – a national union of more than 70,000 professional performers, recording artists and broadcast journalists – responded today to the U.S. Coast Guard’s announcement on July 12 that the media will have “clear, unfettered access” to the 65-foot “safety zone” around protective booms that stretch along 560 miles of the Gulf coast:

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Mon, 07/12/2010 - 12:17

SAG Awards® Nominees will be Announced on Thursday, Dec. 16, 2010 and SAG Awards® Ceremonies will be Simulcast on TNT and TBS on Sunday Jan. 30, 2011

Los Angeles (July 12, 2010) – Submissions of performances for consideration for the 17th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards® nominations opened today and will close on Thursday, Oct. 28, at 5 p.m. (PST), it was announced today by SAG Awards® Committee Chair JoBeth Williams.

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