Tag Archives: AEA

What is 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 TheNYCActor.net first as it’s quite likely I’ve already answered it.

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The Unions: 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 […]

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The Unions: AFTRA

How do you join AFTRA? AFTRA is the only union that you can literally “buy” into. You can show up to their offices and simply hand over a hefty wad of cash and sign up there and then. How much does it cost to join AFTRA? As of today’s date the initiation fee in NY is […]

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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 learn […]

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The Unions: SAG

How do you join SAG? You can join as I stated above depending on your standing with AFTRA, or through a Taft Hartley waiver. This is basically a waiver that states that the producing company could use you and only you for the job. SAG can potentially contest this, but it is unlikely. In my […]

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