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IFTA’s Jean Prewitt and MPAA’s Charles Rivkin to Open AFM Conference Series — AFM Programming Announced

AMERICAN FILM MARKET® ANNOUNCES EXPANDED PROGRAMMING FOR 39th EDITION   IFTA’s Jean Prewitt and MPAA’s Charles Rivkin to Open the Global Perspective Conference   Panels and Partners include Gender Diversity with ReFrame, Horror with Dread Central, Micro-Budget with Slamdance, Distribution in China with UCFTI, and a new Blockchain Conference   Los Angeles, CA – September 12, 2018 […]

SAG-AFTRA Statement on Unanimous Passage of the Music Modernization Act by the U.S. House of Representatives

LOS ANGELES (April 25, 2018) – SAG-AFTRA commends the U.S. House of Representatives for unanimously passing the Music Modernization Act [H.R. 5447] today. SAG-AFTRA National Executive Director David White said the following: “Today’s vote by the House is an encouraging sign that our singers, sound recording artists and songwriters will, at last, be justly compensated for […]

SAG-AFTRA Honors David Hartley-Margolin With Howard Keel Award

Los Angeles (September 27, 2016) — SAG-AFTRA announced today that David Hartley-Margolin will be the 2016 recipient of the Howard Keel Award for his significant contributions to the union. The Howard Keel Award is the highest honor given by the SAG-AFTRA Committee of Locals, and will be presented in Los Angeles at the Committee of […]

SAG-AFTRA President Gabrielle Carteris Statement On Gov. Brown Signing AB 1687

Los Angeles (September 24, 2016) — “Gov. Jerry Brown today stood with thousands of film and television professionals and concerned Californians who urged him to sign AB 1687, a California law that will help prevent age discrimination in film and television casting and hiring,” said SAG-AFTRA President Gabrielle Carteris. “On behalf of everyone in the […]

SAG-AFTRA Welcomes Chicago’s Better Government Association Employees into Union

CHICAGO (Sept. 1, 2016) — The employees at the Better Government Association in Chicago today voted unanimously to join SAG-AFTRA. The successful vote means the staff will join more than 160,000 media professionals in the union, paving the way for BGA employees to negotiate a first contract. “We’re glad to join the SAG-AFTRA family, especially […]