Los Angeles (February 17, 2005) – Screen Actors Guild (SAG) President Melissa Gilbert today called on the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences to heed the request of the stunt community – all of whom are SAG members – to establish a new Oscar category of Best Stunt Coordinator in the annual awards show.Read More
To read a summary of the SAG/AFTRA TV/Theatrical Agreement click here.
SAG has posted the full detailed presentation that the Joint SAG/AFTRA National Board carefully studied before overwhelmingly recommending the deal.
To view a PDF of the presentation, click here
To download Adobe Acrobat Reader (for PDF viewing), click here.
Currently paid-up members of SAG and/or AFTRA may attend joint informational meetings held in these cities prior to the voting deadline. You must present a paid-up SAG or AFTRA membership card for admission. Plan to attend the informational meeting in your area.
Thursday, February 17 at 7:00 p.m
Culver City Veteran Memorial Auditorium
4117 Overland Avenue, Culver City
Tuesday, February 15 at 6:00 p.m.
Le Parker Meridien Hotel
118 W. 57th Street
Los Angeles (February 7, 2005) --- The Joint Board of Screen Actors Guild (SAG) and the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (AFTRA) overwhelmingly approved, and is recommending to its combined membership, a new three-year TV/Theatrical contract with studios and networks. Beginning today, ballots are being mailed to all SAG and AFTRA eligible voters. Filled-out ballots must be returned via mail and must be received at the assigned post office box in Everett, WA no later than 5 p.m. (PST) Monday, February 28, 2005.Read More
Los Angeles (January 27, 2005) --- All dues-current SAG and AFTRA members who work under the Interactive Media Agreement are invited to an Interactive Media Voice Actors Caucus at 4:30 p.m. Friday, February 4 in the James Cagney boardroom. Participation is limited only by fire rules. Come early and bring your membership card.
This is the last discussion with negotiators and Negotiating Committee chairs before the start of negotiations. Here's a chance to preview the proposal package.Read More
Los Angeles (January 25, 2005) --- The following is a joint statement from the American Federation of Musicians, American Federation of Television and Radio Artists, Directors Guild of America, Screen Actors Guild, and the Writers Guild of America, west regarding today's filing in Supreme Court of a friend of the court brief in the Grokster case:Read More
(Los Angeles, January 20, 2005) – Screen Actors Guild (SAG) and the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (AFTRA) announced today that they have negotiated a sweeping $200 million agreement with the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers (AMPTP) on a new three-year television and theatrical contract.Read More
Screen Actors Guild (SAG), the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (AFTRA), and the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers (AMPTP) announced today that the parties will reconvene negotiations for a new three-year Television and Theatrical contract on Wednesday, January 19. The current contract does not expire until June 30. A news blackout remains in effect.
(Los Angeles, January 7, 2005) As usual, SAG members have stepped up and generously donated their money and time to provide relief for those devastated by the Asian Tsunami.Read More
SAG cashiering staff and resources will be reassigned as of January 1, 2005. Therefore, walk-up cashiering will be closing nationwide and payments will no longer be accepted at SAG offices. All dues payments will be processed online (24-hours a day) or by mail to:
Screen Actors Guild
P.O. Box 48970
Los Angeles, CA 90048-9170
SERVICES ONLINE OR BY MAIL....Read More
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