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    (SAG/AFI) "BAR TIME"

    Donovan & Hardwick Casting is accepting submissions for Bar Time, a 16mm/35mm dark drama for AFI about a brooding and weary man with a past slowly revealed. Prod. Ximena Shyfter, dir. Ernst Gossner. Nine-day shoot starts Mar. 7. Copy, credit, and meals provided. There is no pay.

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    For "Good" and All:

    Seth Barrish Directs the BarrowBy Ira J.

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    Unions: "Scrap Scabs'

    The striking performers unions are laying it on the line to nonunion actors: If they perform struck commercial work, they won't get into the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists or the Screen Actors

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    FACE TO FACE: John Guare - A Season Just for Him

    Playwright John Guare is not interested in talking about how his work has evolved. "I never look back and say, this is where I was and this is where I'm going. If I could say what my genre is I wouldn't have to be reshaping it each time ...

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    SPOTLIGHT ON SUMMER TRAINING 2000: Musical Theatre - Back to Play School:

    While it is possible to make a living working in musical theatre all over the country (and all over the world, for that matter), New York is arguably the best place to hone those required skills-and that doesn't mean just singing, dancing, and acting. A successful career in musicals ...

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    Hessinger Named AFTRA's Acting Exec

    Greg Hessinger, the assistant national executive director of the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (AFTRA), has been named the union's acting national administrator, effective June 1. He will replace Bruce York, the present executive director who has

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    Learning About Protecting Your Work

    One reason that producers and studios insist scripts and treatments be submitted through an agent or an attorney is to avoid legal problems if a writer later feels his or her idea was stolen. Most scripts get little attention, so a similarity is often coincidental-but plagiarism does exist. An agent ...

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    ATA Regulations Expire

    Hollywood has entered a "period of uncertainty" because of the expiration of the Screen Actors Guild's regulations governing talent agents on Oct. 20, Association of Talent Agents executive director Karen Stuart said.