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The NYC Actor – What is a SAG??

What is SAG, AFTRA, EQUITY?: http://thenycactor.net/2009/07/20/the-unions/ An in-depth look at SAG: http://thenycactor.net/2009/07/20/the-unions-sag/ As usual, if you have any questions for me it’s a good idea to look around the site first as it’s quite likely I’ve already answered it. The NYC Actor – What is a SAG??. Advertisements

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SAG (continued)

I just recorded 6 commercials. Some for radio and some for TV, all of them for the UK (although, it was cast here in NY). Now, the agent who sent me in for the booking did not have any information on what I was doing at all. Meaning, they didn’t know: a) what role/s I had […]

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The Unions: AEA

AEA (Equity) How do you join AEA (Actors Equity Association) – You can also buy into Equity if you are affiliated and listed as being “in good standing” for one year with one of the other unions. Although, as I am currently non-equity, I will have to come back and tell you more as I […]

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The Unions

There are 3 main actors unions. These are the Screen Actors Guild (SAG), the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (AFTRA) and Actors Equity Association (AEA or Equity). In NYC there is all kinds of work you can book. Some of it will be listed as non-union and some of it as union. Joining […]

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