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Archive for category: 2007

2007

Supports the WGA

19 April, 2007 (19:05) | 2007, SAG Politics | By: Arlin Miller

Merry Christmas, A.L. Miller SW Editor & Chief

SAG Award nominee, Actress Glenn Close is nominated

19 April, 2007 (19:05) | 2007, SAG Politics | By: Arlin Miller

for her starring role on an AFTRA basic cable dramatic show poached from SAG! Actress Glenn Close, currently starring in “Damages” an AFTRA show poached from SAG’s jurisdiction, has been nominated for a SAG AWARD. Now I think Ms. Close is a terrific actress, but when I heard the news, I called out, “No! I […]

Variety Article: SAG preps for talks

19 April, 2007 (19:05) | 2007, SAG Politics | By: Arlin Miller

    Unions mired in ongoing disputes By DAVE MCNARY SAG and AFTRA are inching toward the bargaining table over a new basic film-TV contract with the AMPTP next year, even though the two performers unions are mired in ongoing disputes. In a message Friday from exec director Kim Roberts Hedgpeth and prexy Roberta Reardon, […]

Violations Overturn AFTRA Election

19 April, 2007 (19:05) | 2007, SAG Politics | By: Arlin Miller

1197874845 69.230.207.99 Violations Overturn AFTRA Election The following press release is from AFTRA. I have added a few, ah, clarifying comments. — AFTRA LOS ANGELES TO RERUN BOARD ELECTION Voting for Local Actor and National Board Members Slated for Early 2008 Following an investigation by both the Los Angeles Local of the American Federation of […]

AFTRA Posed to stab SAG in the back

19 April, 2007 (19:05) | 2007, SAG Politics | By: Arlin Miller

1197622386 69.230.207.75 A couple of years ago, AFTRA only had one basic cable scripted dramatic cable show. But due to their low-balling and poaching of SAG’s contracts, with inferior minimums and residual giveaways, they now have just at forty percent of those contracts, including all but one of the half-hour shows. Meanwhile as SAG does […]