SAG Awards Grabs a Very Early Date - and Moves to a Saturday 14 weeks ago
The Screen Actors Guild Awards are inching earlier.
SAG Awards Committee Chair JoBeth Williams announced on Friday that the 2014 SAG Awards...
By Steve Pond
Talks on TV commercials contract will be the first test of newly merged SAG-AFTRA's bargaining strength
Nominees for the SAG Awards will be announced Dec. 12
Ballots for the Screen Actors Guild Awards are due back by Dec. 10, and the nominees will be announced on Dec. 12
Grants of up to $1,000 are available to SAG-AFTRA members via the Actors Fund in NY
SAG-AFTRA members will be eligible for emergency grants of up to $4,800 via the Superstorm Sandy Assistance Fund
SAG-AFTRA and the Writers Guild West are working to defeat California's Proposition 32, which would prohibit unions from using money collected for dues for political purposes
The distributor of indie sensation "Beasts of the Southern Wild" says it will not sign a retroactive SAG AFTRA contract to qualify its cast of first-time actors for the guild awards
SAG says actors can began submitting their performances for awards consideration
Union can not be listed as SAG-AFTRA in complaint filed by members protesting merger, judge rules
A hearing is schedule for four days before ballots are due to be returned
The merger of the Screen Actors Guild and American Federation of Television and Radio Artists is blessed by Actors Equity, which represents stage actors and managers
The SAG and AFTRA boards approved the proposed merger last Friday and Saturday. Members of each union will vote on the matter in March
Award given to screenplay that "embodies the spirit of constitutional rights and civil liberties"
A day after approval by the Screen Actors Guild, AFTRA's national board follows with its thumbs-up for a merger.
A SAG-AFTRA merger announcement could come as early as Sunday -- the same day as the SAG Awards
The proposal still needs approval from both unions' boards and then from members
The board extended White's contract last April but made no announcement
By tying ensemble nominations to the opening credits, SAG snubs a number of crucial actors, including Corey Stoll in "Midnight in Paris"
SAG general counsel weighs in on divisive case, says actress could be branded a "complainer"
Nine organizations speak up against imprisonment of actress Marzieh Vafamehr and director Jafar Panahi
Howard's running-mate, Amy Aquino, was re-elected secretary-treasurer
EXCLUSIVE: Fired HR exec accuses the health and pension plan CEO of using guild money for his wife's breast enhancement surgery
Current treasurer Amy Aquino's name also resubmitted
Group set to work with AFTRA counterparts and have merger plan set for national board-approval by January
The former Fusio Film Group executive will report to SAG deputy national executive director for contracts Ray Rodriguez and will oversee a staff of five out of the guild's Los Angeles headquarters
Three-year deal doesn't include the 2% minimum compensation increases of most recent guild contracts
Christine White was the woman next to William Shatner in "Nightmare at 20,000 Feet"