Los Angeles (December 10, 2010) --- Screen Actors Guild and the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists announced that ratification ballots will mail today to approximately 137,000 AFTRA and SAG eligible voters. The joint referendum requires a vote on the proposed successor agreements to the Screen Actors Guild Basic Agreement and Television Agreement, AFTRA Exhibit A to the Network Television Code and the CW Supplement, which applies to both unions.
LOS ANGELES (Dec. 10, 2010) – The 17th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards ceremony will be simulcast live on TNT and TBS from the Los Angeles Shrine Exposition Center on Sunday, Jan 30, at 8 p.m. (ET), 7 p.m. (CT), 6 p.m. (MT) and 5 p.m. (PT). An encore presentation will immediately follow on TNT
To create a dramatic arrivals area, impressive set and intimate dinner setting for the world’s leading actors who are gathering on Sunday, Jan. 30 at the Shrine Exposition Center, the SAG Awards® will…
Los Angeles (December 7, 2010) -- The Screen Actors Guild today released the following statement:
“Screen Actors Guild congratulates our brothers and sisters of the Directors Guild of America on successfully concluding their negotiations with the AMPTP. We applaud the efforts of the DGA’s entire negotiating team in reaching this tentative agreement and look forward to reviewing the details.”
SCREEN ACTORS GUILD NATIONAL BOARD OF DIRECTORS APPROVES TENTATIVE BASIC CABLE AND ANIMATION CONTRACTS AND RECOMMENDS RATIFICATION OF BASIC CABLE LIVE ACTION DEAL
Los Angeles (December 4, 2010) – The National Board of Screen Actors Guild today overwhelmingly approved the tentative agreements reached November 10 with the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers for successor contracts to the Basic Cable Live Action, Basic Cable Animation and Television Animation contracts.
JOINT NATIONAL BOARD OF AFTRA AND SCREEN ACTORS GUILD APPROVES TENTATIVE TELEVISION AND MOTION PICTURE CONTRACTS AND RECOMMENDS RATIFICATION
Los Angeles (December 4, 2010) – The Joint National Board of Screen Actors Guild and the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists today overwhelmingly approved the tentative agreement reached with the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers on November 7 – a deal which it is now recommending to the respective union memberships.
LOS ANGELES (Dec. 1, 2010) - American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (AFTRA), Directors Guild of America (DGA), International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees, Moving Picture Technicians, Artists and Allied Crafts of the United States, Its Territories and Canada (IATSE) and Screen Actors Guild (SAG) today released the following statement:
SCREEN ACTORS GUILD CONNECTS SOLDIERS WITH HOME THIS HOLIDAY SEASON
Los Angeles (November 22, 2010) — Screen Actors Guild, in partnership with Project: Hollywood Cares, announced today the "A Touch of Home From Hollywood" program supporting U.S. troops this holiday season.
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Los Angeles (November 11, 2010) - SAG members such as Oscar® winner Halle Berry, Clark Gregg (Ironman, (500) Days of Summer, SAG National Board member), John Heard (Home Alone, Entourage), RJ Mitte (Breaking Bad), Bobby Naderi (The Tacqwacores), Vik Sahay (Chuck), and Rupak Ginn (Royal Pains) attended Screen Actors Guild, SAGIndie and AFI FEST 2010’s presented by Audi Breakthrough Filmmakers Party Tuesday, November 9 at the historic Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel.
Screen Actors Guild Reaches Tentative Agreements for Successor Contracts to the Basic Cable Live Action, Basic Cable Animation and TV Animation Contracts
Los Angeles (November 11, 2010) – Screen Actors Guild today announced that tentative agreements were reached on Wednesday, November 10, on new, three-year contracts covering basic cable live action, basic cable animation and television animation productions.Read More
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Los Angeles (November 1, 2010) — On Friday, October 22, 2010, Screen Actors Guild’s Regional Branch Division Board of Directors re-elected David Hartley-Margolin to the position of 3rd national vice president of Screen Actors Guild for a third term.Read More
SAG Awards® will be Simulcast Live for the First Time In All Time Zones on TNT and TBS on Sunday, Jan. 30, 2011, at 8 p.m. (ET), 5 p.m. (PT), 7 p.m. (CT) and 6 p.m. (MT)
LOS ANGELES (October 25, 2010) – The deadline for consideration for nomination for this year’s Actors® is fast approaching. Submissions for the 17th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards® must be filed by Thursday, Oct. 28, 2010, at 5 p.m. (PT).
Screen Actors Guild National Board of Directors Meets in Los Angeles
Establishes SAG Portion of the Joint SAG/AFTRA Industrial and Education Contract
Los Angeles, (October 24, 2010) - Screen Actors Guild National Board of Directors met in a regularly scheduled, two-day plenary October 23 and 24, in the James Cagney Boardroom at SAG headquarters in Los Angeles.
Los Angeles (October 22, 2010) - Representatives of the AFTRA and Screen Actors Guild Presidents’ Forum for One Union met last night at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Los Angeles to begin joint discussions about uniting to form a single union.
Los Angeles (October 20, 2010) - Screen Actors Guild today released the following statement regarding the feature film production The Hobbit:
Los Angeles (October 18, 2010) – The Screen Actors Guild Awards® has been honored for the second consecutive year with the Environmental Media Association (EMA)’s Green Seal, recognizing a production’s outstanding efforts to implement sustainable initiatives and promote environmental awareness. The EMA Green Seal was presented for the green practices of the 16th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards® at the 20th Annual EMA Awards on Saturday, Oct. 16, at Warner Brothers Studios.
Hollywood Division Elects Ned Vaughn 1st Vice President
New York Division Elects Mike Hodge 2nd Vice PresidentRead More
Los Angeles (October 1, 2010) – For the second year, Screen Actors Guild will celebrate Diversity Awareness Month during the month of October with a slate of programs and activities exhibiting the value of diversity and equal employment of diverse actors in film, television and other recorded media.
From a Diversity Careers in Focus conference at national headquarters to SAG’s Dare to Be Diverse screening series, an inclusive and abundant lineup awaits. (See the complete calendar below.)
LOS ANGELES (Sept. 29, 2010) --- The American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (AFTRA, AFL-CIO) today discovered and immediately notified members who joined the union through its online website portal, called Join Online, that computer hackers unlawfully accessed the join online system on Sept. 14, and that confidential information, including credit card and social security numbers, may have been stolen. AFTRA immediately shut down the join online website portal and notified the state and federal authorities, as well as the credit reporting bureaus.
1% Representation Creates Extreme Lack of Employment Opportunities for Performers With Disabilities
September 29, 2010
Chairman Patrick J. Leahy
United States Senate
433 Russell Senate Office Building
Washington, DC 20510
Ranking Member Jeff Sessions
United States Senate
335 Russell Senate Office Building
Washington, DC 20510
Re: S. 3804, Combating Online Infringement and Counterfeits Act (COICA)
Dear Chairman Leahy and Ranking Member Sessions:
Los Angeles (September 24, 2010) – In a joint statement issued today, the Screen Actors Guild (SAG), the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (AFTRA) and the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers (AMPTP) announced they will commence negotiations on successor agreements to the AFTRA Exhibit A (Primetime TV) and SAG TV/Theatrical contracts on Monday, September 27, 2010. The talks will take place at AMPTP headquarters in Sherman Oaks, Calif.