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New Media is Creating Easier SAG Eligibility

Actors in search of SAG cards take to the Web -- and take matters into their own hands.

‘Elliot’ competition has to be on their toes

A story about a boy struggling to overcome dire economic circumstances and learning to dance is as good a metaphor as any for the current Broadway season, so it seemed preordained that "Billy Elliot: The Musical" would emerge Tuesday with the most Tony Award nominations.

Quietly closed agency owes big bucks

Gilla Roos, a 35-year-old talent agency specializing in commercials and print advertisements, has gone bust, and its owner, David Roos, is in hiding.

IATSE locals seal their deal with the studios

The 15 local chapters of the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees have ratified the new contract with the studios and networks. The new deal will go into effect Aug. 1 and run three years.

IATSE locals seal deal with studios, nets

The 15 local chapters of the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees ratified the new contract with the studios and networks Friday. The new deal will go into effect Aug. 1 and run for three years.

SAG, AFTRA consider strike authorization

As if actors needed more bad news about labor talks, there's this: SAG and AFTRA leaders are considering sending out strike-authorization ballots unless negotiations with advertisers on a new commercials contract improve quickly.

Doug Allen’s ouster back on SAG agenda

SAG's David White has called a special board meeting for Sunday at which a self-described moderate faction of the guild is expected to use the forum to fire Doug Allen.

Rosenberg’s restraining order bid rejected

A California Superior Court judge Tuesday rejected a request for a temporary restraining order filed by SAG national president Alan Rosenberg and several confederates because of errors in the petition.

Legal threat halts SAG-AMPTP talks

Like a horror movie with one false ending after another, the SAG story continues to twist and turn but refuses to bend toward resolution.

Doug Allen forced out of SAG posts

SAG national executive director and chief negotiator Doug Allen has been removed from his posts under pressure from opposing forces on the national board.

MembershipFirst chimes in

Nine days after a group of SAG moderates failed to oust national executive director Doug Allen, the guild's hard-line faction MembershipFirst has issued a statement supporting Allen and called for the AMPTP's offer for a new TV and film contract to be sent to members for a straight up-or-down vote.

Filibuster saves SAG’s Doug Allen

Doug Allen, SAG's chief negotiator and national executive director, almost was fired at a marathon 30-hour national board meeting that ended Tuesday. Allen narrowly held onto his positions, at least temporarily, after national president Alan Rosenberg and his fellow MembershipFirst partisans beat back a measure that would have dismissed him.