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    The Reason Why We Act

    "There were times during the shooting when I doubted whether the film would ever see the light of day. Not because of the quality of the film but because of the complexity of the film business. But that didn’t matter either. I realized I wasn’t doing the film ...

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    SAG-AFTRA Extends Contracts, Eyes Spring Negotiations

    SAG-AFTRA announced Tuesday it has agreed to a one-year extension of two of its legacy contracts for corporate, non-broadcast and educational work. The extension gives the union more time to prepare for its upcoming contract negotiations with the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers, which are expected to begin ...

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    SAG-AFTRA Celebrates Partial Win in Royalties Suit

    SAG-AFTRA said it got what it asked for after a court ruling Monday significantly reduced the scope of a lawsuit filed by a group led by Ed Asner.

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    LGBT Actors Face Unique Challenges

    In a SAG-AFTRA study, 53 percent of the LGBT respondents said they believe that directors and producers are biased against LGBT performers in hiring.

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    SAG-AFTRA Targeting Spring Contract Talks

    SAG-AFTRA has kicked off its membership consultation process ahead of contract negotiations with the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers.

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    SAG-AFTRA Elects ‘90210’ star Gabrielle Carteris EVP

    Former "Beverly Hills 90210" star Gabrielle Carteris captured SAG-AFTRA's executive vice presidency Thursday, besting rival Mike Hodge in a vote one delegate described as "not even close." Carteris, who played high school newspaper editor Andrea Zuckerman on the series, had the backing of SAG‑AFTRA Secretary‑Treasurer Amy Aquino ...

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    SAG-AFTRA Set to Open ‘United’ Convention

    SAG-AFTRA’s first post-merger national convention kicks off today under the theme “united for our future,” but the four-day event may in fact reveal some divisions within the union’s leadership.

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    SAG-AFTRA Unveils First American Scene Award Recipients

    Detroit Public Television, ABC's "The Secret Life of the American Teenager" and Universal Music Group are set to receive SAG-AFTRA's first American Scene Awards, which will be presented Sept. 27 as part of the union's inaugural convention.

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    N.Y. Local's Mike Hodge Enters EVP Race

    New York Local President Mike Hodge entered the race for SAG-AFTRA's executive vice presidency Friday and has some prominent union officials in his corner. In fact, Ken Howard, the union's national president, is backing Hodge for the position, as is former EVP Ned Vaughn, who resigned from the ...

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    TV Academy and SAG-AFTRA Celebrate Diversity

    The stars came out Tuesday night at the North Hollywood headquarters of the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences as the academy and SAG-AFTRA joined forces to celebrate diversity in television production and honor Emmy nominees.