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(Update an Added Take) SAG-AFTRA Bans Auditions In Hotel Rooms And Residences

12 April, 2018 (10:48) | 2016 | By: Arlin Miller

      by David Robb April 12, 2018 9:4 SAG-AFTRA has called for a ban on auditions in hotel rooms and residences, where many reported incidents of sexual harassment and assault have occurred. “We are committed to addressing the scenario that has allowed predators to exploit performers behind closed doors under the guise of […]

WGA Members Urge Board To Divest From Companies That Support NRA

4 April, 2018 (10:50) | 2016 | By: Arlin Miller

  by Denise Petski April 4, 2018 8:30 am Ninety-five members of the Writers Guild of America have signed a letter sent to the guild’s board of directors urging that it divest from gun companies and any companies that support the NRA.. The letter, sent to the Board Tuesday, warns “Gun violence enabled by the […]

SAG Awards Sets Date and Deadlines For Next Year’s 25th Anniversary Show

29 March, 2018 (13:39) | 2016 | By: Arlin Miller

  by Erik Pedersen March 29, 2018 9:28am Just when you thought you wouldn’t read the words “awards season” for a while, the SAG Awards has a date for its 25th anniverary ceremony next year. The trophy show’s executive producer Kathy Connell said today that the actors’ hardware will be doled out Sunday, January 27. […]

SAG-AFTRA Establishes “Standards And Practices” For Stunt Coordinators

15 March, 2018 (23:23) | 2016 | By: Arlin Miller

    by David Robb March 15, 2018 6:31pm EXCLUSIVE: In a move to bolster safety and foster diversity and gender equality, SAG-AFTRA’s national board of directors has established a new set of “standards and practices” for film and TV stunt coordinators. The move comes in the wake of two-stunt related deaths last year, and […]

SAG-AFTRA Developing Sexual Harassment Code Of Conduct

19 January, 2018 (14:42) | 2016 | By: Arlin Miller

    by David Robb January 19, 2018 12:33pm SAG-AFTRA is developing a Code of Conduct to deal with sexual harassment in the workplace – and at auditions, wrap parties, film festivals and anywhere else performers gather to find jobs or promote and celebrate their work. An email sent today to the union’s board members […]