LOS ANGELES (Jan. 7, 2013) — The Screen Actors Guild Awards is expanding efforts to further reduce its carbon footprint thanks to a unique reforestation partnership with Chile’s Patagonia Sur (patagoniasur.com), a for-profit conservation company founded by American entrepreneur Warren Adams that is a leader in private land conservation, reforestation and carbon offsetting in South America.Read More
LOS ANGELES (Jan. 2, 2013) — Jeff Margolis, executive producer and director of the 19th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards, announced the team of talented producers and artists who will create this year’s ceremonies.
SAG Awards Ceremony will be Simulcast Live on Sunday, Jan. 27, 2013
on TNT and TBS at 8 p.m. (ET)/5 p.m. (PT)
Update: SAG-AFTRA Urges a Call to Action
Sign the Petition Against Making Michigan a So-Called “Right-to-Work” State
Co-Hosts Make Donation to SAG Foundation for the 17th Consecutive Year
Philipps, Star of the TBS Original Series “Cougar Town,” Will Also Serve as SAG Awards® Social Media Ambassador
AFTRA Foundation President Shelby Scott and SAG-AFTRA Co-President
and AFTRA Foundation Board Member Roberta Reardon
Announce Creation of AFTRA Foundation Hurricane Sandy Relief Fund
SAG Foundation Partners with Screen Actors Guild Motion Picture Players Welfare Fund
to Provide Relief to SAG-AFTRA Members Affected by Hurricane Sandy
LOS ANGELES (Oct. 28, 2012) – The National Board of Directors of SAG-AFTRA met in a scheduled two-day plenary this weekend at the Sheraton Universal Hotel in Los Angeles.
LOS ANGELES (October 18, 2012) — SAG-AFTRA announced that it has negotiated a contract specifically designed for SAG-AFTRA members and franchised talent agents nationwide. These products are being made available in order to assist those seeking additional insurance or for members who do not currently qualify for either the SAG-Producers Health Plan or AFTRA Health Plan.
Screen Actors Guild Awards® Honored with The Environmental Media Association’s Green Seal Award for the Fourth Consecutive Year
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September 30, 2012
For Immediate Release
Los Angeles (August 31, 2012) – As a broad coalition of unions and guilds representing labor and the entertainment industry, we join together to welcome today’s passage of the two-year extension of the California Film & Television Tax Credit Program by both houses of the California State Legislature.Read More
Peoria Ratifies New Contract with Week TV and WHOI TVRead More
Los Angeles (August 21, 2012) – As a coalition of unions, guilds and associations representing hundreds of thousands of men and women whose livelihoods depend on the strength of the California entertainment industry, we applaud the passage of SB 1167 by the California State Senate.Read More
49th Annual Accolade to be Presented During the 19th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards®
Simulcast Live on TNT and TBS on Sunday, January 27, 2013
Los Angeles (August 1, 2012) — SAG-AFTRA today received a new, national charter from the American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations. SAG-AFTRA joins 55 other unions, comprising more than 12 million working men and women, under the AFL-CIO banner.Read More
Los Angeles and New York (July 22, 2012) – The National Board of Directors of SAG-AFTRA met today via videoconference in the final day of a regularly scheduled two-day plenary.Read More
SAG-AFTRA National Board of Directors Meets via Video Conference Board Approves First-Ever Industry-Wide Music Video Agreement and Sets Commercials W&W Schedule
Los Angeles and New York (July 21, 2012) – The National Board of Directors of SAG-AFTRA met today via videoconference in the first day of a regularly scheduled two-day plenary.Read More
Los Angeles (July 8, 2012) — SAG-AFTRA mourns the passing of actor Ernest Borgnine, who died today at the age of 95. Borgnine was honored with the 47th Annual Screen Actors Guild Life Achievement Award® in 2010 for career achievement and humanitarian accomplishment. Borgnine served on the Screen Actors Guild Board of Directors from April to November 1962 and again from November 1974 to November 1977.Read More
David White, National Executive Director for SAG-AFTRA attends Multicultural Motion Picture Association’s 2012 Diversity in Television and Film PanelRead More
Beijing (June 26, 2012) — SAG-AFTRA and its more than 160,000 members around the world applaud the adoption of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) Beijing Treaty on Audiovisual Performances. This treaty will, at long last, extend important economic and moral rights to actors and other audiovisual performers.
New York (June 19, 2012) —Roberta Reardon, co-president of SAG-AFTRA, was honored by the NYC Central Labor Council, AFL-CIO in recognition for her work as former AFTRA national president and on the SAG-AFTRA merger campaign with the NYC Central Labor Council’s Distinguished Service Award. Her award reads: “In recognition of decades of service to the Labor Movement and her inspired leadership in merging two powerful unions into a new, unique voice for working people.”Read More
LOS ANGELES (June 15, 2012) — — Erin Griffin, chief information officer for SAG-AFTRA, was named CIO of the Year, Non-profit sector in the inaugural The Los Angeles Business Journal CIO/CTO Awards. The 2012 CIO Awards recognize the impact that Chief Information Officers' (CIOs) have on all aspects of business.Read More