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Fri, 03/10/2017 - 15:56



LOS ANGELES (March 10, 2017) –  SAG-AFTRA, SAGindie and the SAG-AFTRA Foundation return to Austin with an exciting schedule of events at this year’s South by Southwest (SXSW) interactive, film and music conference.

Fri, 03/10/2017 - 12:39

LOS ANGELES AND TORONTO (March 9, 2017) –  SAG-AFTRA and ACTRA, the leading unions for North American performers, today announced an expansion of their strategic alliance including the development of a joint plan to address non-union production in North America. Under the #WorkingTogether initiative, the two unions will pool resources to promote the value of union work to employers and engagers while increasing work opportunities for members.

Wed, 02/22/2017 - 16:14

We are disappointed that the court has chosen to temporarily halt the State of California’s legal efforts to fully protect its citizens from employment discrimination. We look forward to the upcoming opportunity to present evidence to the Court of how this law will reduce or eliminate the age discrimination facilitated by

Tue, 02/14/2017 - 11:27

LOS ANGELES (February 14, 2017) – SAG-AFTRA today announced the public release of a specialized member mobile application. The app is part of an ongoing innovation push by SAG-AFTRA that includes direct deposit of members’ residuals checks, the launch of a nationwide member Contact Center, and providing mobile technology for use by field staff nationwide.

Thu, 02/02/2017 - 08:44

“SAG-AFTRA’s membership includes creative professionals from all over the world. This union values equality of opportunity regardless of race, gender, creed, disability, sexual orientation or country of birth. Any public policy that enacts discrimination based on religious or national background runs absolutely counter to those values and will be vigorously resisted. This immigration policy is misguided and we will support our fellow artists every step of the way.”

Sun, 01/29/2017 - 19:50

LOS ANGELES (Jan. 29, 2017) —The Screen Actors Guild Awards® presented its coveted Actor® statuettes for the outstanding motion picture and primetime television performances of 2016 at the 23rd Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards® held Sunday, Jan. 29 at the Los Angeles Shrine Exposition Center. In a ceremony attended by film and television’s leading actors, the 23rd Annual SAG Awards® was simulcast live coast-to-coast by TNT and TBS at 8 p.m. (ET).

Sun, 01/29/2017 - 16:13

LOS ANGELES (Jan. 29, 2017) — The stunt performers and coordinators from “Hacksaw Ridge” and “Game of Thrones” were announced as this year’s Screen Actors Guild Awards® honorees for Outstanding Action Performances by Film and Television Stunt Ensembles.

Fri, 01/27/2017 - 13:08

Honorees to be revealed on Sunday, Jan 29 on People, EW & TNT's SAG Awards® Red Carpet
Live Pre-Show which begins at 5:30 p.m. (ET) / 2:30 p.m. (PT)

LOS ANGELES (Jan. 27, 2017) — SAG-AFTRA President Gabrielle Carteris and SAG Awards® Committee Chair JoBeth Williams will announce the honorees for Outstanding Action Performances by Film and Television Stunt Ensembles from the 23rd Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards® red carpet, SAG Awards Executive Producer Kathy Connell announced today.

Wed, 01/25/2017 - 15:59

LOS ANGELES (Jan. 25, 2016) — SAG-AFTRA mourns the loss of SAG Life Achievement Award honoree Mary Tyler Moore, who died today at the age of 80. Moore, best known for her role as Mary Richards on The Mary Tyler Moore Show, was the 48th Life Achievement recipient and accepted the honor at the Screen Actors Guild Awards in 2012. 

SAG-AFTRA President Gabrielle Carteris reflected on the impact of her work.

Tue, 01/17/2017 - 16:26

LOS ANGELES (Jan. 17, 2017) – Jane Fonda and Dolly Parton will present the SAG Life Achievement Award to actor, comedian, writer, producer and all-round entertainment maverick Lily Tomlin during the 23rd Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards®, Executive Producer Kathy Connell announced today.

Fri, 01/06/2017 - 19:39

LOS ANGELES (January 6, 2017) – SAG-AFTRA has learned that Gabrielle Union and Lisa Vidal have settled their civil suit against BET and Breakdown Productions, which are subsidiaries of Viacom. The union is pleased that their case has been resolved amicably, but reaffirms that it still has a pending grievance in connection with the production of Being Mary Jane.

Tue, 01/03/2017 - 11:14

LOS ANGELES (Jan. 03, 2017) – United Airlines, Time Inc.’s People and the Entertainment Industry Foundation, Champagne Taittinger, Subaru, L'Oréal Paris, FIJI Water and DOVE® Chocolate are among the dedicated corporate partners joining with the 23rd Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards® in support of the SAG-AFTRA Foundation, SAG Awards Committee Chair and SAG-AFTRA Foundation President JoBeth Williams announced today.

Wed, 12/28/2016 - 19:42

LOS ANGELES (December 28, 2016)  — "SAG-AFTRA mourns the passing of Debbie Reynolds, whose six-decade career made her a star of both the big and small screens. Reynolds, a recipient of SAG-AFTRA's SAG Life Achievement Award, died today at the age of 84.