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Start: 03/19/2018 - 5:30pm
End: 03/19/2018 - 7:30pm

The SAG-AFTRA New Orleans Local Conservatory Committee will offer its third Scene to Screen event where SAG-AFTRA members bring to life a new screenplay with a live reading of David J. Margulis' Maw Maw's Goo.

When: 5:30 – 7:30 p.m., Monday, March 19

Where: Second Line Stages
800 Richards St.
New Orleans, LA 70130

Start: 03/15/2018 - 7:00pm
End: 03/15/2018 - 9:00pm

SAG-AFTRA members are invited to join the International Screenwriters Association for the first ever Third Thursdays with the ISA in New Orleans. Third Thursdays is for ISA members and the local community to come together and build relationships, learn, encourage and inspire each other. ISA will have special industry guests for you to meet and a chance to win door prizes. Join ISA and fellow SAG-AFTRA members for a fun evening of socializing and networking. The event is free and open to all.

When: 7-9 p.m., March 15 

Join us for a special webinar event brought to you by the SAG-AFTRA #AdsGoUnion campaign. Shaan Sharma and Jolene Kay will be sharing everything you need to know in order to successfully pursue a commercial and on-camera acting career. 

New Orleans Local members will be able to join remotely using their own computer. Once you RSVP, you will be provided the details on how to participate in this webinar.

When: 2:30 p.m. CT, Thursday, Feb. 22

Thu, 11/30/2017 - 14:09

The John Bernecker Memorial Foundation for Stunt Safety was established by members of the stunt community as a tribute to John after his untimely death. The Foundation is still in the early stages of development, so please look over the videos and photos and keep checking back for updates. The website can be found at

The John Bernecker Memorial Foundation is not affiliated with SAG-AFTRA or the SAG-AFTRA Foundation.

Thu, 11/30/2017 - 14:08

The Conservatory Committee of the SAG-AFTRA New Orleans local will offer the second annual Scene to Screen event in the dining room at the Milton Latter Library (5120 St. Charles Ave., New Orleans, LA) on Tuesday, Jan. 2, 2018, from 5:30–7:45 p.m. SAG-AFTRA members interested in participating in the live reading of a new screenplay may RSVP at

Thu, 11/30/2017 - 14:07

The SAG-AFTRA website clearly states the union’s policy on sexual and other types of harassment and discrimination. More information may be found here.

Here are the three things you should always keep in mind when you are auditioning or meeting with your agent or anyone else connected to a production. This applies before or after you are hired, no matter what capacity you're working in:

If you see something wrong, tell your union.

Thu, 11/30/2017 - 14:01

Diana Boylston, president of the New Orleans Local, and Local Board member Robert Bennett received awards at the NOLA Voice Talent (NVT)/Background Actors Guild (BAG) 2017 Hollywood South Awards presentation held on Nov. 4. Boylston  received the NVT Louisiana Movie Actor Award 2017 “in recognition of individual talent and commitment to the movie, theater, broadcasting and voiceover industries in Louisiana and region.” Bob Bennett was awarded BAG’s Clark Bradshaw Lifetime Achievement Award.