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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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Ask Me! – Print work pay rate and SAG?

Anonymous asked Do you have to be SAG in order to do print work? Also how much does print work pay? Nope. There may be print jobs associated with SAG commercial campaigns you’ll do, but as I understand it there is no union for print work – and therefore no set pay rate, either. Print […]

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Ask Me! – SAG voucher or waiver? A difference?

Anonymous asked Q: What is the difference between a SAG Waiver and SAG Voucher? A:  Good question! The SAG website is pretty behind and it’s not clear that they have the information up there yet. BUT, I just called them and this is the breakdown. A SAG Voucher is your paystub from a movie/TV show. If you […]

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Ask Me: Union Politics?

Anonymous asked How are you with union politics? I am with SAG and AFTRA and as work goes ,it has become less and less often,any advice on how to increase work and effect a positive change in the unions to benefit actors? Oh lord. The bane of my existence! I am pretty bad with union […]

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Ask Me!: Non-Union Commercials?

Is it possible for a Non-Sag to get to do commercial? Absolutely. In fact, if you are signed up to Actors Access you will notice castings for many non-union/cable commercials. The only difference between the two is that with a union job you will have a different pay-sytem than with a non-union spot. Union commercials […]

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