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Start: 07/24/2017 - 5:30pm
End: 07/24/2017 - 8:30pm

The Chicago Local presents Meet the Candidates Night, a "mixer" type of event that gives you the opportunity to informally mingle with fellow members who are running for union office.

When: 5:30 - 8:30 p.m., Monday, July 24

Where: Kaufherr Members Resource Center (KMRC)
1 East Erie, Suite 660
Chicago, IL 60611

For more information contact or (312) 573-8081.

Start: 06/10/2017 - 10:00am
End: 06/11/2017 - 6:00pm

Come out and support members of the Audiobook Committee at the Printers Row Lit Fest on June 10-11. Learn more about audiobooks from members who narrate them, and enjoy meeting writers, publishers and other cool people.

Start: 07/10/2017 - 6:00pm
End: 07/10/2017 - 8:00pm

Dawn Arnold, actor, director and teacher of the Michael Chekhov acting technique will present a session on the psychological gesture, Chekhov's tool for actors.

In the seminar, actors will learn what the psychological gesture is and how to work with it. Actors should bring a short monologue from a script of their choice (film, TV or theater material) that they are preparing and be ready to answer some leading questions about the character and scene as they explore how to utilize this aspect of Chekhov's technique.

When: 6 - 8 p.m., Monday, July 10

Start: 06/19/2017 - 6:00pm
End: 06/20/2017 - 9:00pm

The SAG-AFTRA Chicago Local will be hosting a DIY series on how to produce a short film in the coming month. We will take you through an intensive four-week series from script to screen and everything in between. We are currently looking for SAG-AFTRA members to be on the planning committee to help plan the content and panels for the four weeks. This will be a working committee with assigned deadlines. The next planning committee meeting will be on Monday, June 19 at 6 p.m. Prior producing experience would be helpful, but not mandatory.  

Start: 06/12/2017 - 6:00pm
End: 06/12/2017 - 8:30pm

Do you ever wonder what your contract rights are on set? What constitutes an upgrade on a TV/Theatrical project? If something goes wrong on set, who should you tell, and should it be reported immediately or can it wait until tomorrow? There is so much to learn about the contract provisions for background performers. Come learn the ins and outs of doing background and extra work in Chicago.  

When: 6 - 8:30 p.m., Monday, June 12 

Where: Kaufherr Members Resource Center (KMRC)

             1 E. Erie, Suite 660

Early registration ends April 10

Regular registration: April 11 - May 1


Join fellow creatives for the ISA Masters Series seminar, where you'll learn the tools to develop a TV pilot from concept to pitch, so you can land that studio deal or get staffed on a show.

This three-day event is open to all storytellers - screenwriters, TV writers, novelists, filmmakers, producers, agents, actors, development executives and more are welcome to attend.


When: Friday, May 5, 3 p.m. - Sunday, May 7, 6 p.m.