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    "TIR NAN OG"

    Danica DeCosto (prod./dir.) is accepting submissions for Tir Nan Og, a sync-sound 16mm film for LMU about a girl who goes to a fairyland and finds her long lost sister. Shoot starts mid-Mar. Copy, credit, and meals provided. There is no pay.

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    Dealing with People in Power

    In our Sept. 20 issue, we published "Role-Playing: A Substitute for Living Your Life"--an excerpt from Katherine Mayfield's "Smart Actors, Foolish Choices: A Self-Help Guide to Coping with the Emotional Stresses of the Business." The book, explains Mayfield--including this second excerpt--"is based on the premise that experiences ...

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    Strike Sides Dig In, Casualties Mount

    Any hope for a quick end to the eight-week-old actors strike against the ad industry evaporated on June 13 when federal mediators failed to persuade either side to compromise their hardened bargaining

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    "ZODIAC X"

    Warren Ortloff (prod./dir.) is accepting submissions for Zodiac X, a digital film about a serial killer seeking revenge on the media. Shoot starts June 23. Copy, credit, and meals provided. There is some pay.

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    ONE LIFE TO LIVE: One Day in the Life of "One Life to Live" - At Work With Erin Torpey

    November 30, 1998: Just another day in the life of Jessica Buchanan, unwed mother-to-be, runaway, kleptomaniac, pyromaniac, kidnap victim. It's also a pretty typical day for Erin Torpey, the sweet-natured young woman who, since the age of eight, has portrayed the troubled-but-decent

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    SAG Elects 35 To National Board, 11 From N.Y.

    The Screen Actors Guild membership has elected 35 of its own--including 11 persons from the New York branch--to the SAG national board of

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    Feds Uphold SAG/NY Election

    The U.S. Department of Labor-Management Standards has dismissed a slate of independent candidates' complaints against the Screen Actors Guild/NY's (SAG/NY) 1998 national board of directors election. The federal agency ruled the charges as being "without

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    IT'S A WONDERFUL TOWN: Free Events All Around

    Wondering where you can see a movie, great jazz, or Shakespeare for free? Look no further, for Back Stage is embarking on its annual "Free-for-All" weekly listing, which will run on these pages through Labor

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    SAG-Equity-AFTRA Agents

    The following agencies are franchised either with Actors' Equity Association, Screen Actors Guild, or the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists. They have been compiled from the most recent union lists, and are indicated (E) for Equity, (S) for SAG, and (A) for AFTRA. Agents should be contacted by ...