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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 ...

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    Bai Ling: Free Spirit

    Like her character Tuptim in Anna and the King, Bai Ling ("White Spirit") is a blend of delicacy and defiance-a woman who expresses herself in poetic terms and always follows her heart. For Ling, a career in acting meant the opportunity to "free the different elements, different animals" inside her ...

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    Auditions--Who Needs 'em? ATW Seminar Looks at a Tough Topic

    How do you deal with the love-hate relationship an actor has with auditioning?

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    Giving To Arts Decreased in 1998

    The AAFRC Trust for Philanthropy's annual report on 1998 charitable giving shows an overall increase in giving to philanthropic organizations, but a 2.3% decrease in giving to arts and humanities, with figures adjusted for inflation. It also reports that the charitable sector currently holds over $1 trillion in