Press Releases

Press Releases
Sat, 01/23/2010 - 19:01

LOS ANGELES (Jan. 23, 2010) - The stunt performers and coordinators from “Star Trek” and “24” are recipients of this year’s Screen Actors Guild’s honors for Film and Television Stunt Ensembles, it was announced today from the 16th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards® red carpet by Screen Actors Guild Awards Committee Chair JoBeth Williams and Awards Committee member Scott Bakula. The announcement was made on the live SAG Awards® red carpet pre-show webcast on tnt.tv and tbs.com which streams from 3:15 to 4:30 p.m. PT.

Fri, 01/22/2010 - 16:18

Los Angeles (January 13, 2010) — Screen Actors Guild joins the world community in extending its deepest sympathies to the Haitian people.

“Our thoughts are with the people of Haiti in the aftermath of the earthquake that struck their island on Tuesday," said Screen Actors Guild President Ken Howard. “This tragedy reminds us, no matter where we call home, that the human struggle is a shared one.”

Fri, 01/22/2010 - 10:42

“Do these glasses make my butt look 3D?” said the woman next to me at the Samsung booth. We were both wearing dorky-looking active shutter 3D shades and checking out the latest 3D televisions on display at the 2010 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, held in January.

The show hosts more than 113,000 people for five days of panels, press conferences, events and exhibits spread over show space that’s equivalent to more than 32 football fields.

Fri, 01/22/2010 - 09:43

LOS ANGELES (Jan. 22, 2010) –  Christina Applegate, Simon Baker, Benjamin Bratt, Morgan Freeman, Kate Hudson, Diane Kruger, Helen Mirren, Mo’Nique, Gabourey Sidibe and Christoph Waltz will be presenters at the 16th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards®, Executive Producer Jeff Margolis announced today. 

Thu, 01/21/2010 - 09:55

"Glee" Sheet Music, "Crazy Heart" Photo Book, "Up In The Air" Luggage, Golf with an Actor, Dinner at Lucques, Six-Liter Dry Creek Vineyard Cuvee, Three-Liter Champagne Tattinger, Set Visits, Nominee and Recipient Signed Memorabilia Now Available to the Public at www.sagawards.org/auction

Tue, 01/19/2010 - 13:07

LOS ANGELES (Jan. 19, 2010) –  Sigourney Weaver, Justin Timberlake, Kyra Sedgwick, Ray Romano, Jeremy Renner, Carey Mulligan, Anthony Mackie, Anna Kendrick, Felicity Huffman and Brian Geraghty will be presenters at the 16th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards®, Executive Producer Jeff Margolis announced today.  They join previously announced presenters Alec Baldwin, Sandra Bullock, George Clooney, Jane Lynch, Michelle Monaghan, Chris O’Donnell, Anna Paquin, Meryl Streep and Stanley Tucci in honoring their colleagues at this year’s Actors® ceremony.

Tue, 01/19/2010 - 13:03

LOS ANGELES (Jan. 19, 2010) –  The Actor® statuettes, which this year’s 16th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards® honorees will receive for outstanding performances in 2009 in five film and eight primetime television categories, have been cast in solid bronze at the American Fine Arts Foundry in Burbank, California.

Thu, 01/14/2010 - 15:38

LOS ANGELES (Jan. 14, 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:

Tue, 01/12/2010 - 10:42

Los Angeles (Jan. 12, 2010) – The 16th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards ceremony will be simulcast live on TNT and TBS from the Los Angeles Shrine Exposition Center on Saturday, Jan. 23, at 8 p.m. (ET/PT), 7 p.m. (CT) and 6 p.m. (MT). An encore presentation will air on TNT at 11 p.m. (ET/PT). (Viewers watching via satellite or in HD should check local listings.) Preceding the SAG Awards® ceremony will be the premiere of “TNT and PEOPLE Magazine Present the SCREEN ACTORS GUILD AWARDS® RED CARPET SHOW” at 7:30 p.m. (ET/PT), 6:30 p.m. (CT) and 5:30 p.m.

Fri, 01/08/2010 - 16:46

Los Angeles (January 8, 2010) - Members of Screen Actors Guild, AFTRA and the IATSE turned out along with L.A. Firefighters, Steelworkers, Ironworkers and hundreds of other union workers to support UNITE HERE! and hotel workers at a rally with AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka on his first official visit to Los Angeles.

Fri, 01/08/2010 - 12:18

Los Angeles (January 8, 2010) - Screen Actors Guild Foundation and Screen Actors Guild will launch on Tuesday, January 12, the 15-week LifeRaft Live Stream Program of career-focused seminars for Screen Actors Guild members.

Taking place live and streamed online, the LifeRaft "business of acting" seminars share significant industry knowledge with Guild members everywhere. The program takes place online every Tuesday, 6-8 p.m. (PT) and concludes its season April 27.

Thu, 01/07/2010 - 15:15

Los Angeles (Jan. 7, 2010) – Alec Baldwin, George Clooney, Jane Lynch, Michelle Monaghan, Chris O'Donnell, Anna Paquin, Meryl Streep and Stanley Tucci will be presenters at the 16th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards®, Executive Producer Jeff Margolis announced today. They join previously announced presenter Sandra Bullock in honoring their colleagues at this year’s Actors® ceremony.

Wed, 01/06/2010 - 12:32

Los Angeles (Jan. 6, 2010) - Jeff Margolis, executive producer and director of the 16th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards®, announced that the team of talented producers and artists behind previous SAG Awards are returning to create this year’s ceremonies. The 16th Annual SAG Awards® also marks the 12th consecutive year Jeff Margolis Productions has produced the Actors® in association with Screen Actors Guild Awards, LLC.

Tue, 01/05/2010 - 11:47

Los Angeles (Jan. 5, 2010) - Actor® recipient Sandra Bullock, who is nominated this year for her leading role in "The Blind Side," will present Screen Actors Guild’s Life Achievement Award to Betty White at the 16th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards®, Executive Producer Jeff Margolis announced today.

Fri, 12/18/2009 - 10:51

Online Casting Database Now Simpler and Faster for Both Actors and Entertainment Industry

Los Angeles (December 18, 2009)
— Screen Actors Guild announced today new enhancements to its iActor online casting database (iactor.org). The new features enable actors to create profiles that reflect their talents more accurately than ever. The upgrades also make talent searches more focused and easier, a significant benefit for casting agents, producers, new media developers and others needing to cast their projects.

Fri, 12/18/2009 - 09:07

Los Angeles (December 18, 2009) – SAG National Executive Director David White was honored today with the Labor and Personal Representation Award by the Association of Media and Entertainment Counsel.

He was formally recognized with the honor at AMEC’s annual Counsel of the Year luncheon. The ceremony took place at the House of Blues in West Hollywood.

Thu, 12/17/2009 - 06:24

Los Angeles, California (Dec. 17, 2009)-Nominees for the 16th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards® for outstanding performances in 2009 in five film and eight primetime television categories and for the SAG honors for film and television stunt ensembles were announced this morning in Los Angeles at the Pacific Design Center's Silver Screen Theater in West Hollywood.

Wed, 12/16/2009 - 07:14

Sam Moore, Charles Osgood to Receive Lifetime Achievement Awards

LOS ANGELES (Dec. 16, 2009) --- The American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (AFTRA) — a national union of more than 70,000 professional performers, recording artists and broadcast journalists working in the entertainment and news media — announced today the recipients of the AFTRA Foundation’s 2010 AFTRA Media and Entertainment Excellence Awards (The AMEES).

Tue, 12/15/2009 - 17:01

Los Angeles (December 11, 2009) - Michelle Monaghan, who starred opposite Tom Cruise in blockbuster "Mission: Impossible III," and "NCIS: Los Angeles" star Chris O'Donnell will join Screen Actors Guild President Ken Howard to announce the nominees for the 16th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards®, Executive Producer Jeff Margolis announced today.

Fri, 12/04/2009 - 10:17

Los Angeles (December 4, 2009) — Screen Actors Guild Foundation President and SAG National Board member JoBeth Williams, SAG National President Ken Howard and SAG Secretary-Treasurer Amy Aquino announced today the upcoming LifeRaft Live Stream Program of career-focused seminars for Screen Actors Guild members. Click here for video announcement.

Wed, 12/02/2009 - 07:16

LOS ANGELES (Dec. 2, 2009) --- AFTRA National Director for News and Broadcast Debra Osofsky participated Wednesday in a panel discussion sponsored by the Federal Trade Commission in Washington, D.C.

Osofsky spoke on a panel of experts focusing on how the Internet has affected journalism at the two-day journalism conference titled, "From Town Criers to Bloggers: How Will Journalism Survive the Internet Age?"

Tue, 12/01/2009 - 09:58

Washington, D.C. (December 1, 2009) - Screen Actors Guild announced today that Washington-Baltimore Branch member Sheldon Smith will receive the 2nd Annual Howard Keel Award for his tireless contributions to the Guild. Smith joined SAG in Detroit in 1968 and will receive his honor at the Regional Branch Division's annual board meeting this spring.

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